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Body Parts: A Practical Guide for Artists

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Perfect for fine art students, graphic artists and amateur artists interested in figure drawing.

Features over 1,000 anatomical illustrations of different aspects of the human figure.

Includes an inspirational "Index of Possiblities" featuring a gallery of figures depicted by artists through the centuries.

The human figure is a classic artistic subject--beautiful, inspirin

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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 29th 2007 by North Light Bks (first published October 18th 2007)
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Eric
Aug 05, 2009 Eric rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, art, reference
Body Parts is a pretty good resource, but lacking in practical information. Some of the poses are also very unnatural looking.

Another issue I had is that there is only one male model in the whole book. It would have been good to have a wider variety of body types and more poses by male figures.
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This has a wonderful section on drawing hands!
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