The human body - Bookshelf
This book-model combination takes some of the mystery out of how the body works. It covers all the major systems and processes. Children get to look at each system on a different page, then by closing the book, combine them into a whole.
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The Uncover series combines the best elements of a book with model elements to help readers truly uncover the mysteries of what makes things work. A fascinating three-dimensional presentation allows in-depth, hands-on exploration of the subject at hand. This unique model is easily built, deconstructed and re-built layer by layer, system by system just by turning a page, until an understanding of the topic is achieved. The complexities of the human body can be daunting, particularly for children. This book-model combination takes some of the mystery out of how the body works. It covers all the major systems and processes. Children get to look at each system on a different page, then by closing the book, combine them into a whole.
Overflowing with sketches that capture a wondrous repertoire of angles and poses; this is the ultimate guide to drawing people “to life.” The author shows the male and the female body from multiple positions; reveals typical proportions ...
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Every artist longs to portray the human figure in all its expressiveness and sculptural beauty. To do so requires a well-balanced mix of science and creative vision, an understanding both of anatomy and each individual body¿s emotional eloquence. Overflowing with the sketches that capture a wondrous repertoire of angles and positions; pointers that, one by one, focus on all the details of the body; and close-ups that show emotion-packed expressions as well as precise musculature. Through his own expert illustrations, the author shows the male and female body from front, sideways and back, revealing typical proportions, and showing projections in frontal, lateral and dorsal, each part of the skeleton and each muscle. He comments on morphology of the head, neck shoulder and more; and offers a plethora of gestures and action positions.Every drawing is proof of how technique and imagination come together to create superb art.
Offers a detailed study of the anatomical structure of the human body, and provides tips on motion, proportion, and shading the figures.
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The complete comprehensive guide to drawing the human body Professional advice and easy to follow techniques. Detailed colour illustrations throughout Followup to the successful Art of Drawing 1-4027-0932-3 This sequel to Art of Drawing offers a large format, vibrant illustrations, and instruction - as well as a great low price. A foundation course for artists interested in the human form. Learning to draw the human figure, one of the most beautiful and complex subjects, is perhaps the greatest goal of any artist. From proportion to tonal techniques, the fundamentals the reader will master in the Art of Drawing the Human Body can be applied to virtually any medium, whether the reader wants to sketch a nude or sculpt an abstract figure. Budding artists can master the toughest and most treasured technique of all: portraying the beauty, grace, and personality of the human body. This wonderful tutorial and a variety of inspiring sketches on every page provide the solid technical foundation needed to depict every type of figure - young or old, male or female, standing, sitting, or in motion, and with style. proportions for head, torso, arms, and legs; add light and shadow for tonal depth; and create texture, volume, and expressive lines. A thorough study of the nude and the development of preliminary sketches make this an extraordinary value.