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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Jan 01, Nicole Haan rated it it was amazing. Come on guys, it’s like four bucks on Amazon. The shoulder, arm, armpit, and forearm Aug 18, Des Small rated it it was ok. The Human Figure John H. One of the best Bridgeman books, nice learning sequence.

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bgidgman There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Oct 24, Annie rated it really liked it Shelves: Every artist will save tedious hours of research with this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor.

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.


My only gripe is – I bought the Kindle version first, and it was full of wonky characters and misaligned formatting. He introduces simplified guides to drawing like using cubes to geoge in the mass first before going into more detail, The muscle drawings although still sketchy are delineated clear enough to show how they affect More pictures at parkablogs.

This helps to improve all the parts of human anatomy and ways to construct things with frames etc.

What happens when a wedge bends: 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 surface form.

The conception of the figure must begin with the thought of these blocks in their relation to each other. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

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Constructive Anatomy

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George Bridgman’s Constructive Anatomy » Scott Eaton

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, geirge, ankle, foot, and toes.

Animal Drawing Charles R. Masses and Movements of the Body: 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 anatomyy art’s most severe hurdles.

Drawings of bone and muscle structure consttructive 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. If you draw you feorge get this reference book. Rather than learning how to draw all the tendons, bones and muscle groups of for example the shoulder, you are shown how the mass of the shoulder should look, and why.