Constructive Anatomy (Dover Anatomy for Artists) [George B. Bridgman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent. The most valuable . Constructive Anatomy has ratings and 20 reviews. Parka said: (More pictures at )Constructive Anatomy is like the volume two to Br. Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive.

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The Best Books of They are to be thought of first as one thinks of the body of a wasp, with only one line connecting them, or without reference at all to connecting portions. Overall body masses, movement, and construction In the process of drawing, this may become a moving line, or a moving plane, or a moving mass. Muscles, attached to and acting on the bony and ligamentous systems, constitute the motion system.

Drawings bridgmsn bone and muscle structure of the anatoky 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. An Atlas of Condtructive for Artists.

He introduces simplified guides to drawing like using cubes to block in the mass first before going into more detail, The muscle drawings although still sketchy are delineated clear enough to show how they affect anatoym form. The eye in drawing must follow a line or a plane or a mass. Otherwise you may just go nuts without learning much especially with some of the ridiculous mistakes he made – nobody knows whether he was drunk or if it was all intentional.

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Lines and paragraphs break automatically. I had to buy bbridgman print version in addition to the Kindle, just so I could make some sense of the text. Mason rated it it was amazing Sep 03, The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also constfuctive drawn of all parts of the figure.

Heads, Features and Faces. In their relations to each other they are limited to the three possible planes of movement.

This is the worst kindle edition of a book I’ve ever seen. Again, just like other books, the artist with prior knowledge of anatomy will benefit more.

Even more detailed discussions on the muscles are dealt with in The Human Machine. Do not buy this. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Such movement as the spine allows the muscles also allow, and are finally connected by the wedges or lines of the actual contour. Very cool old-fashioned style. One of the biggest fails on this book is exactly the last image you posted ,that’s the inner view of the anatommy but the foot show the exterior.

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Bridgman renders like an old-master’s pencil sketches, but that’s not actually helpful: Constructivd 14, Cry-Of-The-Elves rated it it was amazing. Heads, Features and Construcitve George B. Joy Bennett rated it it was ok May 29, Antaomy to Book Page. Drawing the Draped Figure. Use them as guidelines for how to simplify the masses of the body.

For instance, for every muscle pulling in one direction, there must be the corresponding muscle pulling in the opposite direction.

Lots of useful info! Mustafa rated it really liked it Dec 15, The concepts are exciting, but Bridgman writes like the Pope talks. Bridgman is especially good for figuring out how masses fit together, but expect to spend a LOT of time analyzing images.

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Stay informed on our latest news! Aug 10, Jedkimball added it. Constructive Anatomy, an anatomical reference guide for the working artist, sculptor, and student, graphically shows important parts of the human construuctive, both in motion and in repose — hand, wrist, thumb, fingers, forearm, arm, armpit, shoulder, neck, head, eye, nose, ear, mouth, chin, trunk front, side, and backpelvis, hip, thigh, leg, knee, ankle, foot, and toes.

Think in masses, define them in lines. Ideally, in reference to gravitation, these blocks would be balanced symmetrically over each other.

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Constructive anatomy

Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the anafomy 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. Bridgman’s Life Drawing George B. There’s mostly drawings for reference and what little text appears is explanatory and referential.

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The bending, twisting,and turning, creasing and interlocking of the various parts of the body are represented in drawing as the wedging of masses in specific ways that are clearly defined by Mr. That is, they may be bent forward and back in the sagittal plane, twisted in the horizontal plane, or tilted in the transverse plane.

Bridgman gives us a series of breakdowns from perfect anatomical accuracy through more manageable shapes representative of the original structures, all the way to “masses” that take in the totality of a large anatomical grouping.