Which Anatomy Book Should I Buy?

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  02 February 2011
Hello everyone!

I've just started learning the anatomy. The other day I ordered these two books, Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators - Mike Mattesi and, The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing - Anthony Ryder. I'll probably start with the Anthony Ryder book first as I've heard the Mattesi book is intermediate level. I'm hoping they will arrive today.

Also has anybody got the ImagineFX Anatomy - Vol 1 (of 4) of the Drawing & Painting series? As a beginner I've found it very helpful. Let me know what your thoughts are on this.
VFX Student at Escape Studios

Last edited by Psy47 : 02 February 2011 at 11:32 AM.
  03 March 2012
I personally recommend the books of prof. Gottfried Bammes:
1) "Der nakte mensch" and "Wir Zeichmen Den Menschen" - for human anatomy
2) "Tiere zeichnen" - for animal anatomy

In my opinion thy are the best references out there. Little bit old, very hard to find and written in german language, but not one or two generation artists have learned from them.

p.s. I got a "Der nakte mensch" for under a 10 euro in a almost new condition.
MV Agusta :: Motorcycle Art
  05 May 2014
Are there any video tutorials available that will help me with the technique.
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