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Author Gordon, Louise, author

Title How to draw the human figure : an anatomical approach / Louise Gordon
Published New York : Viking Press, 1979
New York : Penguin Books, [1980]


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Description 144 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Penguin handbook
Penguin handbooks.
Contents Acknowledgment -- Preface -- The skeleton -- The skull -- The bones of the trunk -- The rib cage or bony thorax -- The humerus -- The scapula -- The clavicle -- The vertebral column and the vertebrae -- The pelvis -- Bone landmarks on the posterior aspect of the trunk -- Muscles -- The basic structures of the neck -- The muscles of the chest -- The muscles of the adomen -- The muscles of the back -- The muscles of the upper arm -- The elbow joint and the upper radio-ulnar joint -- The flexor region of the forearm -- The extensor region of the forearm -- The bones, muscles and movements of the hand -- The thigh -- The knee joint -- The bones of the lower leg -- The hamstring muscles -- The gluteus maximus, the tensor fasciae, and the ilio-tibal tract -- The muscles of the lower leg -- Perspective and measurements -- Glossary -- Suppliers -- Index
Summary Provides detailed instructions, with anatomical information, for drawing the human head and body
Notes "A Penguin handbook."
Includes index
Subject Anatomy, Artistic.
Drawing -- Technique.
Human figure in art.
LC no. 78012863
ISBN 0140464778