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By Eliot Goldfinger

From the writer of the vintage Human Anatomy for Artists comes this straightforward reference advisor that includes over unique drawings and over seventy images. 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 in general depicted animals, provided in a logical and simply understood layout for artists--whether newbie or complete expert. The publication specializes in the varieties created by means of muscle groups and bones, giving artists a vital 3-dimensional realizing of the ultimate, complicated 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 additionally the anatomy of diverse wild species, together with the lion, giraffe, deer, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, gorilla, sea lion, and endure. incorporated are drawings of skeletons and the way they movement on the joints, person muscle groups exhibiting their attachments at the skeleton, muscle mass of the total animal, pass sections, images of stay animals, and silhouettes of similar animals evaluating their shapes and proportions. He deals a brand new and cutting edge part at the easy physique plan of four-legged animals, giving the reader an 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, muscle groups and feather styles. The appendix provides pictures of skulls with amazing horns and antlers and a bit on significant floor veins. highly thorough, jam-packed with crucial details, Animal Anatomy for Artists is a definitive reference paintings, a necessary publication for everybody who depicts animals of their art.

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