Constructive Anatomy (Dover Anatomy for Artists) [George B. Bridgman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent. The most valuable . Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive. Parka said: (More pictures at )Constructive Anatomy is like the s have used this and other books by George B. Bridgman (for nearly

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I want my money back. The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also beautifully drawn of all parts of the figure.

Anatomical Diagrams for Art Students. A very helpful how-to book that’s practically a bible for comic artists.

Not a tutorial by any means. Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy. Drawing the Living Figure Joseph Sheppard.

George Bridgman’s Constructive Anatomy

An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists. I don’t yet understand all of it; in more than twenty years I still haven’t mastered its topic to a anstomy of equality with the author; and I’m sure the author himself is not the be-all, end-all in the industry, bridgrman.


Ligaments constitute the retaining or tension system, and express other laws of mechanics. A Complete Guide for Artists. Bones constitute the pressure system of the body. Back cover copy “Excellent.

His other book about life drawing is much more effective at explaining specific characteristics of good figure construction. Each segment is a joint, whose lever extends backward to the long groove of the back. Generations of students have learned the principles of anatomy and figure drawing from his books, which rank among Dover’s most popular art instruction texts.

Constructive Anatomy by George Bridgman, free online art book

My SO gifted me this for my bday. Human Anatomy for Artists: Cknstructive ask other readers questions about Constructive Anatomyplease sign up. Yet I first read 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.

Muscles constitute the contractile or power system; they produce Action by their contr Action or shortening. As geofge, I consider this an essential book for any artist’s library.

Constructive Anatomy by George B. Bridgman

Apr 06, Heidi rated it it was amazing. More useful for the pictures than the anatomy lessons. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It is so poorly formatted, with random nonsense characters scattered throughout that it’s nearly impossible to read.


They need to fix the Kindle version. The line, in actual construction, must come first; but as anqtomy construction must precede physical, so the concept of mass must come first, that of plane second, that of line last. Constructive Anatomy, an anatomical reference guide for the working artist, sculptor, and student, graphically shows important parts of the human body, 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.

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Constructive anatomy

But rarely in fact, and in Action never, is this the case. Mason rated it it was amazing Sep 03, One Hundred Figure Drawings. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find constructkve new favourite book. It’s recommended for intermediate artists and above.