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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.


Constructive Anatomy George B. The Best Books of In them are expressed, therefore, laws of architecture, as in the dome of the head, the arches of the foot, donstructive pillars of the legs, etc. Bones constitute the pressure system of the body. Book ratings by Goodreads. Places constructivd get Constructive Anatomy: Dzuha Yanuarsari rated it it was amazing Oct 08, It’s extremely valuable, but I had to learn from other teachers first in order to understand this book.

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Drawings of bone and construvtive 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. Not a tutorial by any means. Drawing the Living Figure Joseph Sheppard. The hand and wrist Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.


Again, just like other books, the artist with prior knowledge of anatomy will benefit more. There’s mostly drawings for reference and what little text appears is explanatory and referential. His other book about life drawing is much more effective at explaining specific characteristics of good figure construction.

These are figure drawing studies.

Apr 06, Heidi rated it it was amazing. The Artist’s Guide to Animal Anatomy. My SO gifted me this for my bday. Drawing the Draped Figure George B.

Preview — Constructive Anatomy by George B. This is a classic on figure drawing and I highly recommend it as a companion book to any other textbook on the subject.

Mrs Naomi Goodwin rated it it was ok Aug 29, Besides that it’s awesome for intermediate artists. The Human Machine George B. Now that I’ve learned from Vandruff and Prokopenko, I can finally understand the points that Bridgman tries to make.

Looking for beautiful books? They grow larger brigman we ascend the arm, the leverage being longer and the weight greater. Masses and Movements of the Body The masses of the head, chest and pelvis are unchanging.

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Constructive Anatomy

In these various movements, the limit is the limitation to movement of the spine. It is possible that this book is useful to someone but not really to me, pretty though it undoubtedly is. There’s a bit of an intro for each part of the body which is pretty interesting and good to follow Review Text A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms.


Nov 17, Parka rated it really liked it Shelves: But I love this book because it was the first to unlock the secrets of anatomy for me. Any book by George Bridgman is 5 stars.

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.

While the other book deals more with conceptualizing mass and form, this book takes a closer look at the parts of the body. Bridgeman is one of the leading authorities on the human figure, that being said, this book is one of the best he ever created on anatomy and drawing the figure.