The Artist’s Guide to the Anatomy of the Human Head is an essential reference guide designed to help you not only understand anatomical forms and features but also to learn how to accurately and effectively portray emotion in any character-based artwork.

Beginning with the skeletal and muscular structures of the head, then moving on to a look at the muscle movements behind six key expressions and how different artists portray these emotions, this book is packed with detailed references and invaluable information that will teach you to better understand and appreciate the anatomy of the face, and help you execute universally recognizable expressions in your artwork. Written and illustrated by leading artists from a variety of disciplines, including 3D modeling, illustration, and fine art, the visual aids and insight offered make this book a must-have for all artists looking to portray emotions and create relatable characters.


Softback 232 pages  |  Dimensions: 210mm x 260mm  |  ISBN: 978-1-909414-45-7


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