Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective

Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective

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Overview

A unique visual encyclopedia for artists and illustrators

The representation of the human body in deep perspective (foreshortened) is one of the most challenging tasks for any artist or illustrator. This outstanding photographic reference-the only one of its kind-captures the male and female nude in eighty-four different groups of foreshortened poses. The new edition features over 650 new, high-quality photographs that include both detail shots and full-body photographs. Medical and surgical positions are also featured, making the Atlas an invaluable resource for those working in the medical field as well as in fine art, graphic design, or animation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471290131
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/1984
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 8.35(w) x 10.55(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

John Cody, MD, is adjunct professor of psychology at Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) and clinical professor of psychiatry at Kansas University Medical Center (Kansas City, KS). He is a medical doctor who has been trained in medical illustration. He is a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and a member of the Association of Medical Illustrators.

Table of Contents

THE FEMALE FIGURE.
Nonforeshortened Views: A Point of Reference.
Foreshortened Views.
Poses from Multiple Angles.
Poses with Marked Foreshortening.
Poses with Moderate Foreshortening.
Poses wi8th Slight Foreshortening.
THE MALE FIGURE.
Nonforeshortened Views: A Point of Reference.
Forshortened Views.
Poses from Multiple Angels.
Poses with Marked Foreshortening.
Poses with Moderate Foreshortening.
Poses with Slight Foreshortening.

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