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Thanks for cpnstructive us about the problem. Mason rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Back cover copy “Excellent. Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the various parts of construchive body are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts–movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated. The eye in drawing must follow a line or a plane or a mass.
Bridgman renders like an old-master’s pencil sketches, but that’s not actually helpful: Drawing the Draped Figure George B. Preview — Constructive Anatomy by George B. Whatever their surface form or markings, they are as masses to be conceived as blocks. The hand and wrist Every artist will save tedious hours of research with this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor.
Looking for beautiful books? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The book is separated into different anatomy parts; head, ears, feet, arms, etc. Interlocking masses of the arm Bridgman is especially good for figuring out how masses fit together, but expect to spend a LOT of time analyzing images.
Muscles are therefore paired, throughout the body. The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also beautifully drawn of all parts of the figure. My SO gifted me this for my bday. Bridgman’s superb anatomical sketches, of which there are nearly in the book, also bring clearly to fruition his lucid theories of how to draw the human body in its structure and its complex movements.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign anatomh. What happens when a wedge bends: In the process of drawing, this may become a moving line, or a moving plane, or a moving mass.
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In them are expressed, therefore, laws of architecture, as in the dome of the head, the arches of the foot, the pillars of the legs, etc. Heads, Features and Faces. They are to be thought of first as one thinks of the body of a wasp, with only one line connecting them, or without reference at all to connecting portions. Want to Read saving…. Animals in Motion Eadweard Muybridge. Review Text A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms.
Aug 05, Johnny Atomic rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The bending, twisting,and turning, creasing and interlocking of the various parts of the body are represented in drawing as the wedging of masses in specific ways that are clearly defined by Mr.
Muscles constitute the contractile or power system; they produce Action by their contr Action or shortening. Refresh and try again. This is a classic on figure drawing and I highly recommend it as a companion book to any other textbook on the subject.
Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the various parts of the body are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts — movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated.
George B. Bridgman – Constructive Anatomy
It’s really great for learning a specific kind of anatomy, but it’s almost like a personal, little journal with notes that aren’t that intelligible to anyone else. Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy.
Masses and Movements of the Body: Masses of about the same size or proportion are conceived not as masses, but as one mass; those of different proportions, in respect to their movement, are conceived as wedging into each other, or as morticed or interlocking.
The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also beautifully drawn of all parts of the figure. An essential book for figure drawing.
Dzuha Yanuarsari rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Ayejuni Ilemobayo constructiive it it was amazing Nov 25, Constructive Anatomy, an anatomical reference guide for the working artist, sculptor, and student, graphically shows important parts of the human body, both in motion and in repose — hand, wrist, thumb, fingers, forearm, arm, armpit, shoulder, neck, head, eye, nose, ear, mouth, chin, trunk front, side, and backpelvis, hip, thigh, leg, knee, ankle, foot, and toes.
One Hundred Figure Drawings. Not a tutorial by any means. Heads, Features anatomyy Faces George B.