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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Jun 17, Steve Atkinson rated it it was amazing. There’s a bit of an intro for each part of the body which is pretty interesting and good to follow Dec 14, Construcgive rated it it was amazing. Art Anatomy Simplified Charles Carlson. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Do not buy this. Shows how to plan and your drawings, how to start. No trivia or quizzes yet. Heads, Features and Faces Georhe B. In contr Action they are lifted and bulged, while in their relaxed state they are flabby and soft.

It is a strong column occupying almost the centre or axis hy the body, of alternating discs of bone and very elastic cartilage. This helps to improve all the parts of human anatomy and ways to construct things with frames etc.

Not for bridgmzn students though, it’s definitely an advanced text. 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.


Want to Read saving…. Ligaments constitute the retaining or tension system, and express other laws of mechanics.

Constructive Anatomy : George B. Bridgman :

That is, they may be bent forward and back in the sagittal plane, twisted in the horizontal plane, or tilted in the transverse plane.

Trivia About Constructive Anatomy. Once again the author is the best of what he teaches!

A very helpful how-to book that’s practically a bible for comic artists. Very cool old-fashioned style.


Again, just like other books, the artist with prior knowledge of anatomy will benefit more. This is a classic on figure drawing and I highly recommend it as constguctive companion book to any other textbook on the subject. This one is more about the eye candy and good to copy from.

Review Text A variety of sketches depicting bone and muscle structure, as well as human features, illustrate these lessons in drawing human forms. Drawings of bone and muscle structure consttuctive 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.

An essential book for figure drawing.

A wonderful reference for any type of artist! Ideally, in reference to gravitation, these blocks would be balanced symmetrically over each other. These georye figure drawing studies.

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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 Anatomy geoege the hand The thumb and fingers Anatomy of the arm Shoulder anatomy The neck Human head anatomy Eyes ears mouth and nose muscles of the trunk Pelvis hip anatomy Leg anatomy The knee and feet.


Other books in this series. Mrs Naomi Goodwin rated it it was ok Aug 29, Mar 14, window rated it really liked it Shelves: Our teacher made the class buy this for figure drawing class, I plan on holding on to it for a while. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Mason rated it it was amazing Sep 03, 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. He introduces simplified guides to drawing like using cubes to block in the mass first yb going into more detail, The ny drawings although still sketchy are delineated clear enough to show how they affect More pictures at parkablogs.

The lower limb including constructivr knee and foot Paperbackpages. The commentary talks about the anatomy, mass and movement. The spine is the structure that connects one part of the body with another. They grow larger as we ascend the arm, the leverage being longer and the weight greater.