Atlas of Foreshortening has 32 ratings and 1 review. Todd said: Good to have around when you don’t have a figure in front of you, or when you are trying. A valuable reference for fine artists, sculptors, illustrators, designers, and others. This unique collection provides more than photographs of nude male and. Results 1 – 30 of 79 Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective by Cody, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.
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Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective by John Cody
Open Preview See a Problem? Art Models 10 Companion Disk: Karoline rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Paperback Books Revised Edition. Write a customer review. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? About this product Synopsis A unique visual encyclopedia for artists and illustrators 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.
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I foreshortenign a fine artist NOT an illustratorand I purchased this book in hopes of adding some reliable reference material to my growing stockpile.
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With all-new photographs, theAtlas of Foreshortening features: Foreshortening is one of the trickier aspects of iin anatomy. I think too many people want to copy and not understand the true value of learning and utilizing reference. This book lf not; kn images are grainy, the focus is too soft to be useful for a broad range of techniques and styles, and the lighting is uneven across all of the images. Showing of 30 reviews. Some of the poses are hard to hold for a real model and this book fills that gap, allowing one to spend as much time as one wants drawing a particular pose.
While I find the models average, I would have liked to seen a few different models like overweight or even more athletic to get variations of the form in perspective.
Second, as also stated by another reviewer, every single pose in the book is of a reclining model. Most of the poses are in seated or lying down positions, I remember the author saying also that a lot of poses even in perspective started looking the same. While I find the models average, I would have liked to seen a few different models like overweight or even more athletic to get variations of the form in perspective. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Share your thoughts with other customers. I prefer black-and-white reference because it allows me to see value more clearly and does not prejudice me when I am selecting the color for my subjects, but I would expect a “reference” book to contain sharp, clear images.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Kotaki rated it it was amazing Apr 28, I thought it was interesting how the author noted that it was difficult these days to find models because of people’s need to do body alternations like piercings and tattoos.
Jim Novak rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Preview — Atlas of Foreshortening by John Cody. I also like using it as an exercise to recognize the form, like certain muscle and bone groups would look like in certain perspectives.
Trivia About Atlas of Foreshor I got some use out of the book, for the photography was clear enough for me. Generally, this is an excellent book if you do not have access to live models.
Atlas of Foreshortening: The Human Figure in Deep Perspective, 2nd Edition
Read more Read less. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. See details for additional description. For one thing, as stated by another reviewer, the photos are of fairly low quality. From the Back Cover A unique visual encyclopedia for artists and illustrators Like its acclaimed predecessor, the Second Edition of thisoutstanding photographic reference offers illustrators, fineartists, and animators immediate access to the human form in deepperspective, that is, foreshortened.
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