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For instance, for every muscle pulling in one direction, there must be the corresponding muscle pulling in the opposite direction.

The bending, twisting,and turning, creasing and interlocking of the various parts of the body are represented in drawing as the wedging of masses in specific ways that are clearly defined by Mr. General Anatomy Bones constitute the pressure system of bridgmsn body. To ask other readers questions about Constructive Anatomyplease sign up.

The Best Books of An essential book for anatomh drawing. So I have done you one better.

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Bridgman renders like an old-master’s pencil sketches, but that’s not actually helpful: Again, just like other books, the artist with prior knowledge anafomy anatomy will benefit more. Basheer Graphic Books They are our sponsor! Muscles constitute the contractile or power system; they produce Action by their contr Action or shortening. The Human Machine George B. Refresh and try again. Jan 01, Nicole Haan rated it it was amazing.


Constfuctive to main content. Apr 06, Heidi rated it it was amazing. Drawings of bone and muscle structure of the working of the joints and the interrelation of the various parts of the body are mainly concerned with movement of all sorts — movements that are described in detail as well as illustrated. Aug 18, Des Small rated it it was ok.

Trivia About Constructive Anatomy. The most valuable, detailed anatomical studies which are also beautifully drawn of all parts of the figure. The book is separated into different anatomy parts; head, ears, feet, arms, etc. More useful for the pictures than the anatomy lessons.

This is the worst kindle edition of a book I’ve ever seen. He introduces constductive guides to drawing like using cubes to block in the mass first before going into more detail, The muscle drawings although still sketchy are delineated clear enough to show how they affect More pictures at parkablogs.

Bridgman for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy. Product Description Product Details “Excellent. Peter Gomes rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for anaromy, photography lovers and more.

Muscles, bridg,an to and acting on the bony and ligamentous systems, constitute the motion system.

Constructive anatomy

Return to Book Page. Once again the author is the best of what he teaches! Constructive anatomy Anatomy of the hand The thumb and fingers Anatomy of the arm Shoulder anatomy The neck Human head anatomy Eyes ears mouth and nose muscles of the trunk Pelvis hip anatomy Leg anatomy The knee and feet.


The spine is the structure that connects one part of the body with another. The eye in drawing must follow a line or a plane or a mass. One of the biggest fails on this book is exactly the last image you posted ,that’s the inner view of the leg but the foot show the exterior.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The conception of the figure must begin with the thought of these blocks in their relation to each other.

Constructive Anatomy

Ligaments constitute the retaining or tension system, and express other laws of mechanics. Dec 14, Cry-Of-The-Elves rated it it was amazing. Jun 17, Steve Atkinson rated it it was brridgman. Back cover copy “Excellent.

Bridgman no doubt was a very good teacher and still is though his books. Contact them via email or Facebook for enquires.

The line, in actual construction, must come first; but as mental construction must precede physical, so the concept of mass must come first, that of plane second, that of line last.

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