Artistic Anatomy

  • Figure drawings with overlaid diagrams, as exercises for understanding the three-dimensionality and interconnectedness of the human body.
     
    Pen and ink, overlaid in Photoshop, each 9 x 12".
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    Bones of the Torso
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    Bones of the Shoulder
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    Muscles of the Back
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    Muscles and Bones of the Arm
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    Muscles and Bones of the Hands
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    Muscles of the Lower Torso
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    Muscles and Bones of the Knee
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    Muscles and Bones of the Lower Legs and Feet
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    Final drawing on the theme of "The Human Ideal": I chose to portray a figure that is naked, not nude, to respond to the tradition of ideal figures liberated by nudity.
     
    Ink, approx. 38 x 50"