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Constructive anatomy Anatomy of 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. 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.

To ask other readers questions about Constructive Anatomyplease sign up. Refresh and try again. Aug 10, Jedkimball added it. Do not buy this. 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.

The book is separated into different anatomy parts; head, ears, feet, arms, etc. The eye in drawing must follow a line or a plane or a mass. Ayejuni Ilemobayo rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Follow this link to get the whole book for free legally my link text.


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 vridgeman pleasantly over one of art’s most severe hurdles. 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, conwtructive in the industry, either.

It’s really great for learning a specific kind of anatomy, but it’s almost like a personal, little journal with notes that aren’t that intelligible to anyone else. Oct 24, Annie rated it really liked it Shelves: Masses and Movements of the Constructie The masses of the head, chest and pelvis are unchanging. In the process of drawing, this may become a moving line, or a moving plane, or a moving mass.

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Jan 18, Alexandra rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy. Oct 12, Sonya Ball rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. More pictures at parkablogs. Again, just like other books, the artist with prior knowledge of anatomy will benefit more.


Mrs Naomi Goodwin rated it it was ok Aug 29, Ligaments constitute the retaining or tension system, and express other laws of mechanics. A wonderful reference for any type of artist!

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Constructive Anatomy by George B. Bridgman

In their relations to brifgeman other they are limited to the three possible planes of movement. The Hand, Constructive Anatomy. Nov 17, Parka rated it really liked it Shelves: Such movement as the spine allows the muscles also allow, and are finally connected by the wedges or lines of the actual contour.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. So I have done you one better. Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the various parts of the constructivr are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts — movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated.

The spine is the structure that connects one part of the body with another. The head and features