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Animal Painting and Anatomy (Dover Art Instruction & Reference Books)by Pedro Calderon De La Barca
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A complete, inexpensive, at-home course in animal painting and anatomy, this volume combines useful information on important anatomical features with directions on how to handle subjects and express their forms and postures. Topics include drawing from life, movement, and composition, plus a detailed discussion of animal anatomy. More than 200 illustrations.
An expert presents useful information on important anatomical features and directions on how to handle subjects and express their forms and postures. Topics include drawing from life, movement, and composition. 208 drawings.
Founder of the School of Animal Painting in London, W. Frank Calderon combines useful information on important anatomical features with directions on how to handle the subjects and how to express their forms and postures. An unaltered republication of the 1936 edition, this book is a complete, inexpensive, at-home course in animal painting and anatomy. 244 illustrations.
Useful information on important anatomical features, directions on how to handle subjects, and how to express their forms and postures. 224 illustrations.
Table of Contents
I. "DRAWING. THE TRAINING OF THE HAND, THE EYE and THE MEMORY"
II. DRAWING. FREEDOM
III. THE THIRD DIMENSION. PERSPECTIVE and THE RENDERING OF SOLID FORM
IV. THE MAKING OF SKETCHES and STUDIES
V. DRAWING FROM LIFE
VI. ANATOMY IN RELATION TO DRAWING
VIII. THE CONCEPTION OF A PICTURE
IX. "COMPOSITION. DESIGN, RESTRAINT, SKETCHES FOR COMPOSITION"
X. "COMPOSITION. RHYTHM, BALANCE OF LIGHT and SHADE, RELATIVE SCALE OF ANIMALS and LANDSCAPE, COLOUR, THE VISION " CUT OUT," FOREGROUNDS"
XI. PAINTING and COLOUR
I. THE VERTEBRAL SKELETON
II. THE BONES OF THE HEAD
III. THE MUSCLES OF THE HEAD
IV. MUSCLES OF THE VERTEBRAL SKELETON
V. FORE LIMB
VI. MUSCLES OF THE FORE LIMB
VII. MUSCLES ATTACHING THE SHOULDER-BLADE TO THE TRUNK
VIII. THE BONES and MUSCLES OF THE HIND LIMB
IX. MUSCLES OF THE HIND LIMB
X. A STANDARD HORSE
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