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One of the best Bridgeman books, nice learning sequence.
It is a strong column occupying almost the centre or axis of the body, of alternating discs of bone and very elastic cartilage. Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy.
Constructive Anatomy by George Bridgman, free online art book
Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the bridgnan parts of the body are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts — movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated.
Review Text A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms. Product Description Product Details “Excellent. Our teacher made the class buy this for figure drawing class, I plan on holding on to it for a while.
Constructive Anatomy : George B. Bridgman :
Construcgive 18, Des Small rated it it was ok. Overall body masses, movement, and construction My only gripe is – I bought the Kindle version first, and it was full of wonky characters and misaligned formatting. Muscles express also laws of leverage; they are large in proportion to the length of the lever they move.
Do not buy this.
George B. Bridgman – Constructive Anatomy
Constructive Anatomy George B. Human Anatomy for Artists: My SO gifted me this for my bday. The Anatomy of the Horse George Stubbs. That is, they may be bent forward and back in the sagittal plane, twisted in the horizontal plane, or tilted in the transverse geprge.
Constructive Anatomy, an anatomical reference guide for the working artist, sculptor, and student, graphically shows important parts of the human body, both clnstructive 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.
I want my money back. Ideally, in reference to gravitation, these blocks would be balanced symmetrically over each other. The concepts are exciting, but Construftive writes like the Pope talks.
Peter Gomes rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Drawing the Living Figure Joseph Sheppard.
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. The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also beautifully drawn of all parts of the figure.
Books by George B. They have found, and continue to find, that his unique way of discovering the vitalizing forces in the human form and realizing them in drawing carries the student pleasantly over one of art’s most severe hurdles. Muscles are therefore paired, throughout the body. There’s a bit of an intro for bridgmam part of the body which is pretty interesting and good to follow Every artist will save tedious hours of research bdidgman this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor.
The eye in beorge must follow a line or a plane or a mass. Yet I first brixgman it as a young, self-taught teen; and while my epiphany didn’t come til a few years later, it was always a valuable resource on my bookshelf–if only for copying practice. If you are not familiar ahatomy his work, it will take me longer to explain than just looking at one chapter online.
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 bridmgan in detail as well as illustrated. Bridgman’s superb anatomical sketches, of which there are nearly in the book, also bring clearly to fruition his lucid theories of how to draw the human body in its structure and its complex movements.
The line, in actual construction, must come first; but as mental construction must precede physical, so the concept of mass must come first, that of plane second, that of line last.
A wonderful reference for any type of artist! Bridgman’s superb anatomical sketches, of which there are nearly in the book, also bring clearly to fruition his lucid theories of how to draw the human body in its structure and its complex movements.
Such movement as the spine allows the muscles also allow, and are finally connected by the wedges or lines of the actual contour.
Every artist will save bridgamn hours of research with this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor. It is possible that this book is useful to someone but not really to me, pretty though it undoubtedly is.