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About the author:
Avard T. Fairbanks, BFA, MFA, MA, PhD, DFA (Honorary)
Posthumous author. Taught at five different universities and created more than 100 public monuments. His professional career spanned 1911 to 1987.
Eugene F. Fairbanks, BA, MD. The son of Avard T. Fairbanks utilized his studies of human proportions for a doctoral thesis and expanded on them for practical guide for figurative artists. He has recently published "Children's Proportions for Artists," a companion piece to this book. He also created a heroic monument on Bellingham Bay honoring fishermen who were lost in pursuit of their profession.
Human Proportions for Artists (abridged)
Eugene F. Fairbanks BA, MD
Avard T. Fairbanks DFA
"Human Proportions for Artists" discusses human proportions and includes profuse illustrations and tables of about 120 representative human measurements of both male and female figures in inch and metric dimensions for comparison from heroic size to 1/12 life size with 10 sizes in between.
This 192 page abridged version for print-on-demand is slightly fewer pages than the first edition (which is still available in spiral bound at $38, as well as hard cover at $58).
This book is of particular interest to students and serious amateurs.
Chapters on: Historic Review of Human Proportions; Comparative and Relative Proportions; Anatomic Ratio Measurements in Human Proportions; Features of Hands and Feet; plus Symmetry and Dynamic Symmetry.
- Publication Date:
- 1467901873 / 9781467901871
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Art / Subjects & Themes / Human Figure