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Drawing Human Anatomy

Drawing Human Anatomy

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From the best-selling, world-renowned artist Giovanni Civardi comes this latest edition of his concise guide to drawing the human form.

To become a successful artist in figure drawing, it is essential to understand the inner workings of the human body. In Drawing Human Anatomy, Civardi breaks down the body into its component parts and examines the skeletal, muscular and articular systems, enabling the reader to create anatomically correct drawings of the human form. Beginning with easy-to-follow notes on bone structure, movement and muscle structure, along with practical hints on life drawing, the book explores our inner mechanics through careful analyses and diagrams. These are accompanied by numerous examples of Civardi’s outstanding drawings, making this an invaluable resource for artists of all abilities.

Giovanni Civardi is a best-selling Italian artist and author, with over 600,000 copies of his books sold worldwide in English alone. Civardi was born in Milan, Italy in 1947. While training to become a sculptor, portrait artist and illustrator at the Free Life-Study School of the Accademia di Brera, he also studied medicine and surgery. For over a decade, he worked as an illustrator, producing commissions for newspapers, magazines and book covers. During frequent trips to France and Denmark, Civardi put on one-man exhibitions of this work and pursued his interest in studying the relationship between medical anatomy and the human form as depicted by the artist. His experience gained from teaching anatomy, life drawing and portraiture in schools and institutions over many years has led to the publication of numerous books in which Civardi's experiences are brought into focus.

Publisher: Search Press
Edition: BC Paperback
Publication: 17 May 2018
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216056
Size: 210x295 mm
Pages: 80