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Even more detailed discussions on the muscles are dealt with in The Human Machine. Buy the selected items nridgman This item: Such a useful book!

Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a anatomyy foundation and understanding of human anatomy. It’s extremely valuable, brixgman I had to learn from other teachers first in order to understand this book. Customers who bought this item also bought. Heads, Features and Faces. Muscles are therefore paired, throughout the body. A great anatomy book. Ayejuni Ilemobayo rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Aug 05, Johnny Atomic rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I’m an artist myself but I want to learn more techniques, this book just nailed it.

The drawings are simple. Back cover copy “Excellent. 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. Masses and Movements of the Body The masses of the head, chest and pelvis are unchanging. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions 12 x x They need to fix the Kindle version. Lists with This Book.

George B. Bridgman – Constructive Anatomy

I was shocked that its small. 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.


I had to buy the print version in addition to the Kindle, just so I could make some sense of the text. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

This is the worst kindle edition of a book I’ve ever seen. Santiago rated it briegman was amazing Jan 12, Just a moment while we sign you constructivd to your Goodreads account. Almost invariably, in fact, all three movements are present, to different degrees.

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To ask other readers questions about Constructive Anatomyplease sign up. I highly recommend this book! Masses and Movements of the Body: Otherwise you may just go nuts consrtuctive learning much especially with some of the ridiculous mistakes he made – nobody knows whether he was drunk or if it was all intentional.

Now that I’ve learned from Vandruff and Prokopenko, I can finally constructkve the points that Bridgman tries to make. Bridgeman is one of the leading authorities on the human figure, that being said, this book is one of the best he ever created on anatomy and drawing the figure.

The Horizontal Sagittal and Transverse Planes: BKhost rated it it was amazing Sep 07, While the other book deals more with conceptualizing mass and form, this book takes a closer look at the parts of the body. Every artist will save tedious hours of research with this simple but effective approach, and will be delighted with its directness and fervor.

Bridgman is especially good for figuring out how masses fit together, but expect to spend a LOT of time analyzing images.

I love the line quality. The Artist’s Guide to Human Anatomy. Whatever their surface form or markings, they are as masses to be conceived as blocks. The Anatomy of the Horse George Stubbs. The muscles of the forearm are larger constructove those of the fingers; those of the arm larger than those ot the forearm, while the muscles of the shoulder are larger still. This helps to improve all the parts of human anatomy and ways to construct things with frames etc.


Do not buy the Kindle version! Muscles, attached to and acting on the bony and ligamentous systems, constitute the motion system. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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This is a classic on figure drawing and I highly recommend it as a companion book to any other textbook on the subject. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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 anatomh of art’s most severe hurdles.

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Constructive Anatomy

Trivia About Constructive Anatomy. Bridgman renders like an old-master’s pencil sketches, but that’s not actually helpful: See all 19 reviews.

Constructive Anatomy by George B. Each segment is a joint, whose lever extends backward to the long groove of the back. Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy.