The Human Figure: An Anatomy For Artists by David K. RubinsThe Human Figure: An Anatomy For Artists by David K. Rubins

The Human Figure: An Anatomy For Artists

byDavid K. Rubins

Paperback | September 15, 1975

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This anatomy book for artists is an invaluable quick reference guide on both the construction and the outward appearance of the male and female figures. It contains more than 250 illustrations of the human body.

Never before have such superb examples of the complete bone and muscle structure, including the principal movements of the joints, been presented for the use of the student and practicing artist. In addition, the drawings in detail of all parts of the figure in repose and movement -- the head, torso, arms, hands, legs, and feet -- form a complete guide to the accurate depiction of this most difficult of all subjects, the human figure.

Every artist who wishes to reach the peak of his or her profession, whether a draftsman, illustrator, sculptor, commercial artist, or painter, must have a good grounding in the construction of the human figure, however abstract is his or her final approach. Not only can the reader learn the essential characteristics of every part of the human body, but can refer again to the illustrations of details that will help rectify specific drawing problems.
David K. Rubins was an American professor and sculptor. Rubins taught for many years at the Herron School of Art and many of his works adorn the Indiana State House, the American Museum of Natural History, and the National Archives building. Rubin's best known published work is The Human Figure: An Anatomy for Artists. 
Title:The Human Figure: An Anatomy For ArtistsFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 15, 1975Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140042431

ISBN - 13:9780140042436


Table of Contents

The Human Figure The Human Body
The Head and Neck
The Trunk
The Arm
The Hand
The Hip and Leg
The Foot