Valerie I. Winslow has been painting and drawing the human figure for more than three decades. She has taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and at the California Institute of Arts. Currently, she teaches at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.
"This meticulously researched volume combines modern anatomical
science with the classical theories of figurative proportion,
rhythm, and grace present an illustrated overview of the history of
artistic anatomy. Included are an introduction to anatomical terms,
entries on all major muscle groups and their roles in movements,
detailed renderings, and a selections of finished art studies. A
significant contribution to the literature of art reference."