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Studying the Human Figure

In order to carve something, you must first "know" your subject.If you are doing any carving or sculpting of the human figure, you can enhance your knowledge base by the study of these informative books on the subject.

  • ANATOMY - A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR ARTISTS - SHEPPARD

    222pp: In this superb guidebook, a skilled practitioner of figure drawing demonstrates how to achieve mastery of anatomy through careful, knowledgeable articulation of the muscles and bones lying beneath the skin. Joseph Sheppard's concise instructions...

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  • ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY FOR ARTIST - PECK

    288pp By Stephen Rogers Peck who has presented in this book the anatomy of bone, muscle, and surface tissues with remarkable clarity and accuracy. He has preparaed superb anatomic drawings that would do credit to any medical atlas.

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  • DRAWING THE HUMAN HEAD - HOGARTH

    156pp By Burne Hogarth. In a dramatic series of 300 extra-ordinary drawings and diagrams, this book masterfully analyzes the basic structure, proportions, and anatomy of the human head. It carefully delineates the precise form and musculature of every

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  • DYNAMIC FIGURE DRAWING - HOGARTH

    176pp By Burne Hogarth. This book introduces the author's own revolutionary system of figure drawing--a system which makes it possible to visualize the forms of the human body from every conceivable point of view as they interlock in deep space. With

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  • DYNAMIC WRINKLES AND DRAPERY - HOGARTH

    144pp By Burne Hogarth. Through a series of extraordinary drawings and diagrams this book shows how to depict wrinkles, folds, and drapery. The basic idea is that an accurate rendering of wrinkle patterns depends on understanding how the actions of a f

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  • FACIAL EXPRESSIONS - SIMON

    More than 2,500 photographs of 50 faces showing a variety of facial expressions. Priceless visual reference at a sensible price. Artistic inspiration and practical ideas. Complete gallary of lips pronouncing essential phonemes of human speech - an anim

    $22.95
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  • HAND PROPORTION MADE SIMPLE - WHILLOCK

    36pp By Ivan Whillock. This book, with a combination of drawings and detailed step by step photographs, simplifies the whole process of understanding and carving hands. Each carving section is preceded with a clear, point by point analysis of the featu

    $12.95
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  • How to Draw and Paint Anatomy - 2nd. Edition

    This superb collection of workshops from some of the world's finest artists will help readers to understand anatomy and bring their art to life. How to Draw and Paint Anatomy, 2nd Edition is the complete artist's guide on how to create fantastic images...

    $27.99
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  • HUMAN ANATOMY MADE AMAZINGLY EASY - HART

    144pp By Christopher Hart. Fully illustrated this book is filled with artists' most coveted secrets, including the use of perspective on the body, foreshortening and diminution, and methods of self-checking proportions. From the features of the face to

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  • MODELING AND SCULPTING THE HUMAN FIGURE - LANTERI

    159pp By Edouard Lanteri. Beginning with a detailed study of modelling a head from a cast model, to instructions for sculpting a bust from a live model, the author covers modelling the figure from nature, including such factors as the scale of proportio

    $17.95
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