Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters [NOOK Book]

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This classic book, whose foremost author was one of the great artistic anatomy teachers of the twentieth century, is an invaluable instructor and reference guide for any professional, amateur, or student artist who depicts the human form.

Revealing the drawing principles behind one hundred inspiring masterpieces, the book presents work by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rubens, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, and other greats. These superb portrayers of ...
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Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters

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Overview

This classic book, whose foremost author was one of the great artistic anatomy teachers of the twentieth century, is an invaluable instructor and reference guide for any professional, amateur, or student artist who depicts the human form.

Revealing the drawing principles behind one hundred inspiring masterpieces, the book presents work by Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rubens, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, and other greats. These superb portrayers of figures knew that the secret of drawing them was seeing how underlying bone and muscle structures mold the body’s surface forms. Readers are shown how to learn from these great examples as the authors guide them through all the steps they would take in a life class or studio working with live models.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307786449
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 6/3/2014
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 779,134
  • File size: 101 MB
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Meet the Author

Robert Beverly Hale was America’s best-known teacher of figure/anatomy drawing during his long years as an instructor at the Art Students League and other fine institutions. The late master also curated American paintings and sculpture for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Terence Coyle, an artist and respected teacher whose work is exhibited often and included in many notable collections, homes in New York and Stockbridge, Massachusetts.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2003

    Nice but....

    It interesting but not to relative. Most of the points discussed in each section seemed pointless. I had a hard time staying interested in reading more than a few sentences in any section.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2004

    Great for Life Drawing

    Overall it's a great book for anyone interested in improving their figure drawing. The masterpiece drawings in it are very useful for practicing standing & seated poses (etc), plus foreshortening. The accompanying text, although a bit heavy at times, also has good tips for things to look out for when drawing figures.

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