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Drawing Anatomy

An Artist's Guide to the Human Figure

Barrington Barber

352 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Learn how to: portray muscle and bone structures that show the skin's surface, identify the muscles behind facial expressions, draw a portrait step by step, make convincing drawings of the body in movement, create successful figure compositions.

This is a comprehensive anatomy book in a successful carry-in-hand format; each chapter deals with a different part of the body, making it easy to look up different body areas.

Author Bio
Born 1934, Barrington was educated at Hampton Grammar School and later Twickenham Art Schoo for which he received a National Diploma of Design. He then practised as an illustrator (Saxon Artist) and Graphic Designer, was Art Director at Ogilvie & Mather and S.H. Bensons, and was a lecturer in Graphic Design at Ealing Art School. Other credits include freelance work, designer, illustrator, animator and painter at Augustine Studios. He was awarded a one man exhibition in 2000 at St. Oswald Studios, and also exhibited in Putney in 2003 and Cork Street in 2004. He was Head of Art at St James's Independent Schools. He now paints, draws, writes about art, and enjoys sports, walking, philosophy and meditation.