Anatomical study is essential for drawing figures.
Many careers require the study of anatomy. Art being but one. However, access to materials is sometimes difficult.
And sometimes people are just plain squeamish.
Anatomy can be really difficult to understand, especially in text books.
But, never mind, the solution is here…
3D Paper models
First the Skeleton!
This one is cardboard. And even has all the origins and insertions conveniently named. Much better than your real skeleton.
And strike a pose!
We had one of these, but sadly Cedric is no longer with us…sniff!
Anyway, I digress…
You may need to see internal structures in detail….
This wonderful torso I found on This is collosal
What about muscle structure?
Or maybe some surface surface anatomy?
The last 2 images are by Bert Simons and you can find more here, including full figures!
There you are!
Not an iccy, bloody, squidgy, smelly thing in sight!
Sorry, Why are you turning green?
So, do you know any other essential “study aids”?