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Forensic Art Essentials : a Manual for Law Enforcement Artists.

Author: Lois Gibson
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 2007.
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The demand for forensic art usage in investigations is rapidly expanding due to media attention. Despite this fact, to date no book thoroughly explains how to sketch a suspect's face from a witness? memory. Forensic Art Essentials teaches artists to extract information from a witness or victim about a face they have seen, and produce an image good enough to lead detectives to the criminal being described. After  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Gibson
ISBN: 9780080559292 0080559298 1281188980 9781281188984
OCLC Number: 437200337
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Forensic Art Essentials: A Manual For Law Enforcement Artists; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: The Most Unique Art Discipline; Chapter 2: Drawing in Forensic Art; Chapter 3: Pulling Faces from Witness Memory; Chapter 4: Special Refinements to the Interview; Chapter 5: Races, Expressions, Teeth, Women, Vehicles, Tattoos, and Jewelry; Chapter 6: Age Progression and Postmortem: Portraits of Unidentified Homicide Complainants; Chapter 7: Facial Reconstruction from Skeletal Remains; Chapter 8: Three-Dimensional Facial Reconstruction of Skeletal Remains. Chapter 9: Implementations and ConclusionsIndex; Color Plates.

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The demand for forensic art usage in investigations is rapidly expanding due to media attention. Despite this fact, to date no book thoroughly explains how to sketch a suspect's face from a witness? memory. Forensic Art Essentials teaches artists to extract information from a witness or victim about a face they have seen, and produce an image good enough to lead detectives to the criminal being described. After reading this book, anyone with adequate drawing skills will be able to learn the tools necessary to develop his or her skills as a forensic artist. Instruction focuses on an explanation.

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