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Classic Human Anatomy: The Artist's Guide to Form, Function, and Movement

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Three decades in the making! A remarkable new addition to the literature of art instruction

• More than 800 innovative illustrations showcase the movement of bones and muscles

• Simple, insightful approaches to drawing human anatomy

• Features multicultural figures that reflect human diversity

After more than thirty years of research and teaching, artist Valerie Winslow has compiled her unique methods of drawing human anatomy into one groundbreaking volume: Classic Human Anatomy. This long-awaited book provides simple, insightful approaches to the complex subject of human anatomy, using drawings, diagrams, and reader-friendly text. Three major sections–the skeletal form, the muscular form and action of the muscles, and movement–break the material down into easy-to-understand pieces. More than 800 distinctive illustrations detail the movement and actions of the bones and muscles, and unique charts reveal the origins and insertions of the muscles. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of information, Classic Human Anatomy is sure to become a new classic of art instruction.

Synopsis:

After more than thirty years of research and teaching, artist Valerie Winslow has compiled her unique methods of drawing human anatomy into one groundbreaking volume: Classic Human Anatomy. This long-awaited book provides simple, insightful approaches to the complex subject of human anatomy, using drawings, diagrams, and reader-friendly text. Three major sections-the skeletal form, the muscular form and action of the muscles, and movement-break the material down into easy-to-understand pieces. More than 800 distinctive illustrations detail the movement and actions of the bones and muscles, and unique charts reveal the origins and insertions of the muscles. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of information, Classic Human Anatomy is sure to become a new classic of art instruction.

About the Author

Valerie I. Winslow has been painting and drawing the human figure for more than three decades. She has taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and at the California Institute of Arts. Currently, she teaches at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823024155
Author:
Winslow, Valerie L.
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Subject:
ART052000
Subject:
Techniques - Life Drawing
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Human Figure
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
INCLUDES 200 COLOR AND 600 BandW ILLUSTR
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
11.28x9.34x.97 in. 3.27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , After more than thirty years of research and teaching, artist Valerie Winslow has compiled her unique methods of drawing human anatomy into one groundbreaking volume: Classic Human Anatomy. This long-awaited book provides simple, insightful approaches to the complex subject of human anatomy, using drawings, diagrams, and reader-friendly text. Three major sections-the skeletal form, the muscular form and action of the muscles, and movement-break the material down into easy-to-understand pieces. More than 800 distinctive illustrations detail the movement and actions of the bones and muscles, and unique charts reveal the origins and insertions of the muscles. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of information, Classic Human Anatomy is sure to become a new classic of art instruction.
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