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Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist

Stephen Rogers Peck

Publication Date - February 1982

ISBN: 9780195030952

288 pages
Paperback
7-1/2 x 10 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $19.95

A classic manual for art students--and indeed all artists--working with the human form

Description

Stephen Rogers Peck's Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist remains unsurpassed as a manual for students. It includes sections on bones, muscles, surface anatomy, proportion, equilibrium, and locomotion. Other unique features are sections on the types of human physique, anatomy from birth to old age, an orientation on racial anatomy, and an analysis of facial expressions. The wealth of information offered by the Atlas ensures its place as a classic for the study of the human form.

Features

  • Unsurpassed as a manual for students, this Atlas includes sections on bones, muscles, surface anatomy, proportion, equilibrium, and locomotion.
  • Other unique features are sections on the types of human physique, anatomy from birth to old age, an orientation on racial anatomy, and an analysis of facial expressions.
  • The wealth of information offered by the Atlas ensures its place as a classic for the study of the human form.

Reviews

"An exhaustive but absorbingly interesting treatise.... The artist will find it planned and written with a completeness and orderliness which make it the perfect reference book."--Art News and Review

"Ingeniously edited, well-organized, and illustrated with almost a thousand excellent factual three-dimensional renderings."--Los Angeles Times

Table of Contents

    Preface
    The Language of Anatomy

    Part I: Bones
    Skeleton (The Unit)
    Regional Classification of Bones
    Joints
    Head
    Spine
    Chest
    Shoulder
    Upper Extremity
    Hip
    Lower Extremity

    Part II: Muscles
    Musculature
    Head and Neck
    Torso
    Upper Extremity
    Lower Extremity
    Translation from Nature

    Part III. Surface Anatomy
    Fat
    Veins
    Skin
    Hair
    Features
    Surface Landmarks

    Part IV: Proportion
    Proportion
    Varieties of Physique

    Part V: Equilibrium and Locomotion
    Equilibrium
    Locomotion

    Part VI: Dinstinctions of Age, Sex, and Race
    Distinctions of Age
    Distinctions of Sex
    Distinctions of Race

    Part VII: Agents of Expression
    Agents of Expression

    Pronunciation of Terms
    Index