Morpho: Anatomy for Artists (Paperback)
The essential, bestselling guide for all artists who draw the human figure In this book, Michel Lauricella presents both his artistic and systematic methods for drawing the human body--with drawing techniques from the corch (showing the musculature underneath the skin) to sketches of models in action. In more than 1,000 illustrations, the human body is shown from a new perspective--from bone structure to musculature, from anatomical detail to the body in motion.Geared toward artists of all levels--from beginners through professionals--this handy, pocket-sized book will help spark your imagination and creativity. Whether your interest is in figure drawing, fine arts, fashion design, game design, or creating comic book or manga art, you will find this helpful book filled with actionable insights. Morpho is a rich and fascinating book that can go with you everywhere on your sketching journey.
TABLE OF CONTENTSForewordIntroductionHead and NeckTorsoRoots of the ArmUpper LimbsLower LimbsOverviewsBibliography
About the Author
Michel Lauricella was trained at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He has taught morphology for 20 years, successively at the Emile Cohl School in Lyon, Beaux-Arts workshops in Paris, and the Gobelins (Paris). He is currently a professor at Lisaa (Paris) and at Fabrica1 (Paris).