Click to Buy – Bridgman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by George B. Bridgman (1992) Hardcover
by George B. Bridgman
The book in Three Sentences: George Bridgman, taught by Jean-Leon Gerome and Gustave Boulanger, was an artist and an art instructor during the industrial revolution, an era that influenced his theory of the “human machine”. This is a classic training manual from that divides the body into separate components and explains the anatomical design and its mechanical function. He demonstrated his concepts using a French Academic hatching technique and he invented and developed a modern system of form design, planes, and stylized insertions to describe and design the human body.
Below is a video to show you how to use Bridgman as a study guide.