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Anatomy: A Complete Guide for Artists
In this superb guidebook, a skilled practitioner of figure drawing demonstrates how to achieve mastery of anatomy through careful, knowledgeable articulation of the muscles and bones lying beneath the skin. Joseph Sheppard's concise instructions have been carefully integrated with over 250 halftone illustrations and over 180 line drawings to lead artists one step at a time ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 30th 1992 by Dover Publications
(first published 1975)
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If you are interested in studying black and white chalk drawings of anatomy this book is for you. As a beginning drawing student I found some of the diagrams to be helpful. However, I would not buy this book. There are other anatomy books for artists that I found more instructive.