Art Anatomy of Animals (Dover Anatomy for Artists)

By Ernest Thompson Seton

A prolific writer of books on flora and fauna, the nice naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton used to be additionally an finished illustrator. Noting a dearth of normal zoological anatomies for artists, he took it upon himself to create one. This quantity is the results of his efforts. In it, he presents a definitive artist's-eye view of the outside anatomy of animals, supporting readers depict floor good points equivalent to hair or fur, in addition to uncomplicated physique and facial structures.
Chapters hide a few domesticated and wild species: the anatomy, dimension, and share of the lion, tiger, leopard, and different participants of the cat relatives; bears (including the grizzly, eu brown, American black, and the polar bear); in addition to the camel, Indian elephant, and the caribou. extra sections reflect on the pony in movement, the gallop of a puppy, and chicken feathering.
One of the main generally consulted books at the topic, Art Anatomy of Animals should be a invaluable addition to the libraries of either teachers and scholars of art.

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Insertion : mainly by means of a tendon, to the interior facet of the olecranon. motion : to increase the fore-arm. POSTERIOR or DEEP HEAD (Anconeus posticus). positioned at the back of the interior head and uniting with it close to the olecranon. beginning : the below fringe of the pinnacle of the humerus. Insertion : the olecranon fossa. motion : to increase the fore-arm. Anconeus (A. parvus or quintus). starting place : the again of the exterior condylar means of humerus. Insertion : pill of the elbow joint. motion : to elevate the articular tablet that it covers and forestall it being pinched among the 2 bony surfaces, and to assist the triceps. THE muscle tissues OF THE FORE-ARM. Plates VIII. , IX. , XIII. , XVI. , XVII. , XVIII. , XIX. , XXIII. The muscle mass that belong strictly to the fore-arm workforce themselves as follows :— Six Extensors at the outer aspect and fore a part of limb. Seven Flexors at the internal part and hind a part of limb. Supinators. Pronators. Extensor carpi radialis (Extensor magnus, Radialis lateralis, R. externus or Anterior Extensor of the Metacarpus,) an incredible muscle. starting place: mainly from the supracondylar ridge at the outer part of the humerus. Insertion : via tendons to the higher ends of moment and 3rd metacarpals. motion : it extends the metacarpus at the fore-arm. Extensor digitorum communis (Ext. pedis, Anterior Ext. of Phalanges). starting place : mainly at the epicondyle. Insertion: via a four-forked tendon one department into all of the digits other than the 1st. motion : to increase those hands and to assist to increase the hand. Extensor digitorum brevis (Ext. digitorum lateralis, Ext. dig. tertii, quarti, quinti proprius, Ext. suffraginis or Lateral Extensor of Phalanges. ) foundation : mainly from the exterior epicondyle. Insertion: through a three-forked tendon to the 3 outer digits. motion : to increase those 3 digits and to assist to increase the hand. EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS ET INDICIS PROPRIUS, a truly small and unimportant muscle. starting place : with the indirect extensor at the outer border in the course of the ulna. Insertion : the thumb and index by way of a two-forked tendon. motion : to increase the thumb and index. Extensor carpi ulnaris. This muscle is without doubt one of the such a lot remarkable beneficial properties of the part of the arm. beginning: from the exterior epicondyle by means of a quick powerful tendon. Insertion: after forking it really is inserted by means of a quick extensive posterior tendon into the pisiform, and through its lengthy around tendon into the exterior metacarpal. motion: to increase the carpus with moderate outward rotation. EXTENSOR OBLIQUUS (Extensor ossis metacarpi pollicis, Abductor lungus pollicis, or indirect Extensor of Metacarpus). starting place: periphery of ulna and. radius. Insertion: head of the interior metacarpal. motion : to increase the 1st toe. Flexor digitorum sublimis, or Perforatus (Sublimis, Superficial Flexor of the hands, Outer Flexor). starting place: the interior epicondyle. Insertion: through a tendon passing in the course of the carpal sheath and in 4 branches to the second one phalanx of every of the 4 major digits. motion: to flex the feet and the entire foot at the fore-arm. Flexor digitorum profundus, or Perforans (Deep Flexor of the Fingers).

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