By Eliot Goldfinger
From the writer of the vintage Human Anatomy for Artists comes this easy reference advisor that includes over unique drawings and over seventy photographs.
Designed for painters, sculptors, and illustrators who use animal imagery of their paintings, Animal Anatomy for Artists bargains thorough, in-depth information regarding the main mostly depicted animals, provided in a logical and simply understood structure for artists--whether newbie or complete specialist. The publication specializes in the varieties created by means of muscle groups and bones, giving artists a very important three-d figuring out of the ultimate, advanced outer floor of the animal. Goldfinger not just covers the anatomy of the extra universal animals, comparable to the pony, puppy, cat, cow, pig, squirrel, and rabbit, but in addition the anatomy of various wild species, together with the lion, giraffe, deer, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, gorilla, sea lion, and undergo. incorporated are drawings of skeletons and the way they movement on the joints, person muscle tissues exhibiting their attachments at the skeleton, muscle groups of the total animal, pass sections, photos of reside animals, and silhouettes of comparable animals evaluating their shapes and proportions. He bargains a brand new and leading edge part at the uncomplicated physique plan of four-legged animals, giving the reader a very important conceptual realizing of total animal constitution to which the main points of person animals can then be utilized. The bankruptcy on birds covers the skeleton, muscular tissues and feather styles. The appendix provides images of skulls with extraordinary horns and antlers and a piece on significant floor veins.
exceptionally thorough, choked with crucial info, Animal Anatomy for Artists is a definitive reference paintings, a vital ebook for everybody who depicts animals of their art.
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I longus; AbDiS Abductor digiti V; Anc Anconeus; Bicep Biceps brachii; BiFem Biceps femoris; Brach Brachialis; Brcph Brachiocephaticus; Brrad Brachioradialis; Bute Buccinator; BuccPR Buccinator, pars rimana (depressor proboscidis); BuccPS Buccinator, pars supra-labialis; Corac Coracobrachialis; DelAc Deltoid, acromial component; DelSc Deltoid, scapular component; Digas Digastric; DLaMn Depressor tabii mandibutaris; ECR Extensor carpi radialis; eu Extensor carpi ulnaris; ED1&2 Extensor digiti I & II; EDBr Extensor digitorum brevis; EDC Extensor digitorum communis; EDLat Extensor digitorum lateralis; EDLon Extensor digitorum longus; ExAbO exterior belly indirect; FCR Flexor carpi radialis; FCU Flexor carpi ulnaris; FDP Flexor digitorum profundus; GasLa Gastrocnemius, lateral head; GasMe Gastrocnemius, medial head; Glubi Gluteobiceps; GluSu Gluteus superficialis; Grac Gracilis; Ilioc Iliocostalis; Infra Infraspinatus; LatDo Latissimus dors/; LeNas Levator nasolabialis; LLaMx Levator labii maxillaris (levator proboscidis); Longi Longissimus; Mass Masseter; Nasal Nasalis; OccFr Occipito-frontalis; Omotr Omotransversarius; OrOc Orbicularis oculi; OrOr Orbicularis oris; PalLo Palmaris longus; PecAs Pectoralis ascendens; PerBr Peroneus brevis; PerLo Peroneus longus; Plant Plantaris; PosOr Post-orbicularis; PrOrD Pre-orbicularis dorsalis; PrOrV Pre-orbicularis ventralis; PrTer Pronator teres; RecAb Rectus abdominis; RecFe Rectus femoris; Rhom Rhomboid; Sol Soleus; Splen Splenius; Stend Semitendinosus; Sthy Sternohyoid; Stman Sternomandibularis; Stmas Sternomastoid; Subcl Subclavius; SupOr Supra-orbicularis; Supra Supraspinatus; Temp Temporalis; TenFA Tensor fasciae antibrachii; TenFL Tensor fasciae latae; TibCa Tibialis caudalis; TibCr Tibialis cranialis; seize Trapezius; TriLa Triceps brachii, lateral head; TriLo Triceps brachii, lengthy head; TriMe Triceps brachii, medial head; VasLa Vastus lateralis.