This is the most entertaining and easy-to-use anatomy text you'll ever see. The author — a practiced artist, teacher, and cartoonist — delivers the keys to figure construction in a direct, easy-to-follow, and highly visual manner. Students of fine arts and commercial illustration alike wi... read more
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Reprint of Art Anatomy of the Human Figure, The House of Little Books, New York, 1941.
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