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By Eliot Goldfinger

From the writer of the vintage Human Anatomy for Artists comes this straight forward reference advisor that includes over unique drawings and over seventy pictures. Designed for painters, sculptors, and illustrators who use animal imagery of their paintings, Animal Anatomy for Artists deals thorough, in-depth information regarding the main ordinarily depicted animals, awarded in a logical and simply understood layout for artists--whether newbie or entire expert. The e-book specializes in the varieties created by means of muscle groups and bones, giving artists an important third-dimensional figuring out of the ultimate, advanced outer floor of the animal. Goldfinger not just covers the anatomy of the extra universal animals, akin to the pony, puppy, cat, cow, pig, squirrel, and rabbit, but in addition the anatomy of diverse wild species, together with the lion, giraffe, deer, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, gorilla, sea lion, and endure. integrated are drawings of skeletons and the way they flow on the joints, person muscular tissues displaying their attachments at the skeleton, muscle tissues of the whole animal, move sections, pictures 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 an important conceptual figuring out of total animal constitution to which the main points of person animals can then be utilized. The bankruptcy on birds covers the skeleton, muscle groups and feather styles. The appendix provides photos of skulls with amazing horns and antlers and a bit on significant floor veins. exceedingly thorough, full of 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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