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A Handbook of Anatomy for Art Students

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Publisher Comments:

Numerous photos and sketches of male and female figures complete this accurate guide to human anatomy. Students at all levels will appreciate its thorough coverage of every bodily region. Subjects include posture and walking, bones and joints, structure of the leg and foot, facial expressions, rules of proportion, and much more.

Synopsis:

More than 300 photos and sketches complete this accurate guide for students at all levels. Subjects include posture, bones and joints, structure of the leg and foot, facial expressions, proportion, much more.

Synopsis:

Skeletal structure, muscles, heads, special features. Exhaustive text, anatomical figures, undraped photos. Male and female. 337 illustrations.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER I. THE INFLUENCE OF POSTURE ON THE FORM OF MAN.

  Early attempts at walking

  Curves of back-bone

  Vertebral column

  Erectores spinae

  Limb girdles

  Pelvic girdle

  Thigh-bone

  Skeleton of lower limb

  Leg and foot

  Shoulder-girdle

  Form of chest-wall

  Skeleton of upper limb

  Skull

CHAPTER II. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE BONES AND JOINTS.

  Classification of bones

  Chest-wall

  Joints

  Movable joints

  Immovable joints

CHAPTER III. VERTEBRAL COLUMN OR SPINE.

  Vertebral column

  The vertebrae

  Curves of column

  Curves of back

  Grooves for muscles

  Erector spinae

  Movements of column

"CHAPTER IV. THE THORAX, THE REGIONS OF THE FLANK, AND THE ANTERIOR ABDOMINAL WALL."

  Ribs

  Breast-bone

  Thorax

  Anterior abdominal wall

  Haunch-bone

  Lumbar aponeurosis

  External oblique

  Rectus abdominis

  Contours of abdominal wall

  Fold of groin

  Differences between male and female

  The flank

  Action of abdominal muscles

  Effect of movements on contours of abdominal wall

CHAPTER V. THE SHOULDER-GIRDLE AND THE MUSCLES WHICH INFLUENCE ITS MOVEMENTS.

  Shoulder-girdle

  Collar-bone

  Shoulder-blade

  Girdle as a whole

  Direct and indirect action of muscles

  Trapezius

  Rhomboids

  Action of trapezius

  Serratus magnus

  Action of serratus magnus

  Rotation of scapula

  Humerus

  Shoulder-joint

  Latissimus dorsi

  Pectoralis major

  The breasts

  Deltoid

  Action of the deltoid

  Infra-spinatus and teres minor

  Teres major

  Summary of the muscles of the back

  The female back

CHAPTER VI. THE UPPER ARM.

  The armpit

  Coraco-brachialis

  Humerus

  Bones of fore-arm

  Ulna

  Radius

  Elbow-joint

  Fascia of upper arm

  Brachialis anticus

  Biceps cubiti

  Triceps

  Anconeus

  External intermuscular septum

  Internal intermuscular septum

CHAPTER VII. THE FORE-ARM.

  Pronation and supination

  Wrist-joint

  Bones of the wrist

  Movements of the wrist-joint

  Pronators and supinators

  Muscles of the fore-arm

  Flexors of the wrist

  Superficial flexor of the fingers

  Supinator longus

  Radial extensors

  Ulnar extensor

  Ulnar furrow

  Common extensor of the fingers

  Depression behind elbow

  Extensors of thumb

  Summary of the muscles of fore-arm

  Surface contours of fore-arm

  Hollow in front of elbow

  Influence of position on form of fore-arm

  Contours around elbow

  Superficial veins of arm

  Front of wrist

  Action of muscles

CHAPTER VIII. THE HAND.

  The skeleton of the hand

  Joints of the fingers

  The thumb

  Short muscles of the thumb

  Abductor indicis

  Muscles of the little finger

  The palm

  The fingers

  Back of the hand

  Movements of the fingers

  Summary

CHAPTER IX. THE GLUTEAL REGION.

  Skeleton of the lower limb

  Innominate bone

  The ilium

  Pubis

  Sacrum

  Pelvis

  Femur

  Obliquity of the thigh-bones

  The hip-joint

  Ilio-femoral ligament

  Mechanism of erect posture

  Obliquity of the pelvis

  Influence of pelvic obliquity on thigh

  Movements of the hip-joint

  Gluteus maximus

  Gluteal fold

  The buttock

  Actions of gluteus maximus

  Tensor fasciae femoris

  Ilio-tibial band

  Gluteus medius

  Anterior superior iliac spine

  Surface forms of buttock

CHAPTER X. THE THIGH.

  The femur

  Bones of the leg

  The tibia

  The fibula

  The patella

  Knee-joint

  Movements of knee-joint

  Locking of the knee-joint

  Muscles of the thigh

  Extensor muscles

  The vasti and rectus

  Sartorius

  Adductor muscles

  Gracilis

  Action of adductors

  Flexor muscles

  The hamstrings

  Action of hamstrings

  Form of female thigh

  Hip-width

  Contours of thigh

  Straightness of limb

  Form of knee

CHAPTER XI. THE LEG AND FOOT.

  Bones of leg

  The ankle

  Bones of the foot

  Astragalus

  Os calcis

  Ankle-joint

  Muscles of leg

  Tibialis anticus

  Long extensor of the toes

  Peroneal muscles

  Muscles of calf

  Tendo Achillis

  Action of muscles of calf

  Surface contours of leg

  The back of the knee

  Form of leg in female

  Bones of the foot

  Arches of the foot

  Dorsum of the foot

  Short extensor of the toes

  Muscles of the foot

  Plantar fascia

  Sole of the foot

  The toes

  Female foot

  Superficial veins of leg

CHAPTER XIII. THE NECK.

  The atlas and axis

  Movements of the neck

  Muscles of the neck

  Ligamentum nuchae

  Deep structures of neck

  Hyoid bone

  Larynx

  Thyroid body

  Sterno-mastoid muscle

  Pit of the neck

  Hollows above the collar-bone

  Action of sterno-mastoid

  The platysma

  Contours of neck

  Length of neck

  Movements of neck

  Neck and shoulders

"CHAPTER XIII. THE HEAD, FACE, AND EXPRESSION."

  The skull

  Bones of the skull

  Frontal sinus

  Cranium

  Size of head

  Bones of face

  The facial angle

  The lower jaw

  The masseter

  Form of lower jaw

  The chin

  The orbits

  Nose

  Ear

  Mouth

  Eyes

  Expression

  Muscles of expression

  The eye in expression

  Muscles of the nose

  Muscles of the mouth

  The mouth in expression

  Laughter

  Reflection

  Shyness

  Rage

  Sneering

  Disdain

  Fear

  Horror

  Habitual expression

CHAPTER XIV. PROPORTION.

  Proportion

  Proportions of female

  Female figure

  Proportions of child

  Growth

  Old age and decay

APPENDIX

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486211633
Author:
Thomson, Arthur
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Anatomy
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Drawing - Anatomy
Subject:
Anatomy, artistic
Subject:
Techniques - Life Drawing
Subject:
Art students
Subject:
male and female figures
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Anatomy for Artists
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.39 lb

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