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Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-39696-3
336 pages
March 2002
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Description

A unique visual encyclopedia for artists and illustrators

Like its acclaimed predecessor, the Second Edition of this outstanding photographic reference offers illustrators, fine artists, and animators immediate access to the human form in deep perspective, that is, foreshortened. With all-new photographs, the Atlas of Foreshortening features:
* Over 530 high-quality photographs
* Both male and female nudes
* Poses with slight, moderate, and marked foreshortening
* Detail shots and full-body photographs
* Many poses shot from multiple angles
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Table of Contents

Part One
  1. The Female Figure
  2. Points of Reference
  3. Non-foreshortened Views
  4. Foreshortened Views
  5. Poses from Multiple Angles
  6. Poses with Marked Foreshortening
  7. Poses with Moderate Foreshortening
  8. Poses with Slight Foreshortening
  9. Foreshorteded Arms and Hands
  10. Medical and Surgical Positions
Part Two
  1. The Male Figure
  2. Points of Reference
  3. Non-foreshortened Views
  4. Foreshortened Views
  5. Poses from Multiple Angles
  6. Poses with Marked Foreshortening
  7. Poses with Moderate Foreshortening
  8. Poses with Slight Foreshortening
  9. Foreshorteded Arms and Hands
  10. Medical and Surgical Positions
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New to This Edition

  • 100% of the images are new - over 650 images of nude models, both male and female.
  • New models offer more mature body types and updated styles.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • Better quality images allow the artist/illustrator to use the photographs as the basis for their own work.
  • Features several angles of each pose which facilitate the animation of the human figure.
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