Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. “Excellent. The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies (which are also beautifully drawn) of all parts of the figure. Parka said: (More pictures at )Constructive Anatomy is like the s have used this and other books by George B. Bridgman (for nearly 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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In their relations to each other they are limited to the three possible planes of movement. 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. 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by George B. I don’t yet understand all of it; in more than twenty years I still haven’t mastered its topic to a level of equality with the author; and I’m sure the author himself is not the be-all, end-all in the industry, either. Oct 24, Annie rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 14, window rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.


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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Not for beginning students though, it’s definitely an advanced text. Dec 14, Cry-Of-The-Elves rated it it was amazing.

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But do NOT start learning anatomy with Bridgman – his books brigman for people who already have some knowledge on the subject. My only gripe is – I bought the Kindle version first, and it was full of wonky characters and misaligned formatting.

Apr 06, Heidi rated it it was amazing.

Review Text A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms. Jan 18, Alexandra rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Peter Gomes rated it it was amazing Jun 17, 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 bby movements.

Masses and Movements of the Body The masses of the head, chest and pelvis are unchanging. Lots of useful info! Looking for beautiful books? There’s a bit of an intro for each part of the body which is pretty interesting and good to follow Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Ayejuni Ilemobayo rated it it was amazing Nov 25, It is possible that this book is useful to someone yb not really to me, pretty though it undoubtedly is. Muscles express also laws of leverage; they are large in proportion to the length of the lever they move.

Mrs Naomi Goodwin rated it it was ok Aug 29, His cuboid-based construction of the head is an interesting alternative to the usual ovals, but again I can’t actually implement it based on the instructions provided. A very helpful how-to book that’s construcive a bible for comic artists. This book totally clicked with me, but I know other artists who didn’t find it helpful at all.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Human Machine George B. Don’t copy the images line for line. Even geogre detailed discussions on the muscles are dealt with in The Human Machine.

Nov 17, Parka rated it really liked it Shelves: Other books in this series.