By Eliot Goldfinger
From the writer of the vintage Human Anatomy for Artists comes this elementary reference advisor that includes over unique drawings and over seventy photographs.
Designed for painters, sculptors, and illustrators who use animal imagery of their paintings, Animal Anatomy for Artists bargains thorough, in-depth information regarding the main more often than not depicted animals, provided in a logical and simply understood layout for artists—whether newbie or finished expert. The publication makes a speciality of the kinds created by means of muscle mass and bones, giving artists a vital third-dimensional figuring out of the ultimate, complicated outer floor of the animal. Goldfinger not just covers the anatomy of the extra universal animals, reminiscent of the pony, puppy, cat, cow, pig, squirrel, and rabbit, but additionally the anatomy of various wild species, together with the lion, giraffe, deer, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, gorilla, sea lion, and endure. integrated are drawings of skeletons and the way they circulation on the joints, person muscle groups displaying their attachments at the skeleton, muscle groups of the complete animal, pass sections, photos of dwell animals, and silhouettes of comparable animals evaluating their shapes and proportions. He deals a brand new and cutting edge part at the uncomplicated physique plan of four-legged animals, giving the reader a vital conceptual realizing of total animal constitution to which the main points of person animals can then be utilized. The bankruptcy on birds covers the skeleton, muscle mass and feather styles. The appendix provides photos of skulls with fantastic horns and antlers and a bit on significant floor veins.
Incredibly thorough, jam-packed with crucial details, Animal Anatomy for Artists is a definitive reference paintings, an important publication for everybody who depicts animals of their paintings.
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Extra info for Animal Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form
The digastric is not • Action: Pulls the rear end of the lower jaw backward (pivoting the lower visible on the surface in the ox. The parotid gland lies on the side of the jaw at the jaw joint), which opens the mouth. neck to the rear of the lower jaw, and covers the upper part of the • Structure: In the horse, the digastric consists of a deep portion (not digastric muscle. illustrated) and a shorter, more superficial portion called the occipitomandibularis. The occipitomandibularis contributes minimally to the INDIVIDUAL MUSCLES » FACE & HEAD 4!
INDIVIDUAL MUSCLES HORSE > FACE & HEAD 35 DOG OX Mentalis • Origin: Side of the front end of the lower jaw (near the lower canine tooth in the dog and feline). • Insertion: Skin of the front of the chin. • Action: Pulls the chin upward, which in turn pushes the front of the lower lip upward (usually against the upper lip). • Structure: The mentalis is located at the front of the chin (in the prominence of the chin in the horse and ox). It passes downward from its bony origin to its skin insertion.
Buccalis), which lifts the cheek, and a rear portion (depressor palpebrae It may be present in the feline as a small division of the buccinator, inferioris), which pulls the lower eyelid downward. but it is not present in the dog. DOG AND FELINE Malaris (Pars palpebralis of the sphincter colli profundus, • Origin: Dog: Midline on the bottom of the lower jaw. Feline: Higher, Zygomaticus minor, Lachrymalis) from the surface of the muscles of the upper lip region near the corner HORSE • Origin: Fascia on the bone below and in front of the eye.
Animal Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form by Eliot Goldfinger