Anatomy For Sculptors: Understanding the Human Figure - Paperback
image of male torso
image of chest and shoulder features
image of female breast
Image of shoulder's silhouette
Image of abdominal external oblique muscle (EO)
Image of areas of the body that are less affected by fat accumulation
Image of arms straight up- male
Image of head shape and masses
Image of eye
Image of shape of still lips
Image of noses
Image of bony landmarks of the limb
Image of tips for backside of legs
Image of muscles traversing down the lower lim
Image of foot shapes and forming a foot
Image of supination and pronation
Image of biceps and triceps in action
Image of supination and pronation
Image of how arms connect to the body
Image of block forming semipronated arm
Image of creases and gaps of fingers

Anatomy For Sculptors: Understanding the Human Figure - Paperback

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One picture is worth a thousand words!

Congratulations, this is no B.S. free zone!


Visual artists are visual thinkers! They don't want to read magnificent, but boring anatomy textbooks, stuffed with medical level information.

Instead, the author made a book with clear images, that contain only the necessary information needed, to create a realistic human form.
Most pictures in the book are self-explanatory. The text part of this book is only about 2%.

Background.
The concept of this book came from co-author Uldis Zarins, classically trained sculptor, with 20 years of sculpting experience, looking for good visual anatomy book for his students, that would help to explain the forms of the human figure. After years of fruitless searching, Uldis decided to roll up his sleeves and take one for the team. So, he embarked on an epic quest to create a book for solid anatomical reference for any aspiring artist.

Not just for sculptors.
In addition to the 3D models, there are also photos of live models from various angles and body postures, overlaid with color-coded muscle diagrams. The coverage of the book is completely comprehensive, displaying the human body from head to toe, including a few pages on face anatomy (for the deeper understanding of facial expressions, check out Anatomy of Facial Expressions)

Guess no more!
The book contains images of various examples of different postures, such as a twisted torso, the movement of arms etc. This means you don't have to guess anymore how each muscle will look from any angle.

"A secret weapon’’ to making a realistic human form.
What sets apart good classical artists from others? Major factors are the skills and practice of course, but good live model makes a huge difference! If you have a good reference, you won’t need a live model anymore. Be inspired, and don’t waste your precious time on the search for images in google, basically, everything you need is in this book!