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Animal anatomy for artists : the elements of form

Author: Eliot Goldfinger
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From horses and cats to elephants and giraffes, this is the definitive reference on animal anatomy for painters, sculptors, and illustrators. 104 halftones, 281 line drawings, 100 photos.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Goldfinger
ISBN: 9780195142143 0195142144
OCLC Number: 820694316
Description: xii, 242 p. : nombreuses ill. ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Terminology --
Basic body plan: general overview. Axes & volumes ; Skeleton ; Joints ; Muscles --
Individual muscles: attachments, action, & structure. Face & head ; Neck ; Trunk ; Front limb ; Rear limb --
Four-legged animals: skeleton & muscles (numerous views). Horse ; Ox ; Dog ; Lion --
Four-legged animals: skeleton & superficial muscles (side view). Cat ; Bear ; Deer ; Giraffe ; Camel ; Hippopotamus ; Pig ; Rhinoceros ; Indian elephant ; Rabbit ; Squirrel --
Animals with limb variations: skeleton & superficial muscles (side view). Kangaroo ; Sea lion ; Gorilla ; Human --
Miscellaneous animals: skeleton. American bison ; African elephant ; Tapir ; Giant anteater ; Fruit bat ; Dolphin --
Birds. Skeleton & muscles ; Feather patterns --
Appendix. Horns & antlers ; Veins.
Responsibility: Eliot Goldfinger.

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While this book is indeed useful to artists, Animal Anatomy for Artists is so much more than an anatomy reference book * it is Eliot Goldfinger's graphic celebration of the wonders and intricacies of Read more...

 
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