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Resource Guide:
Artistic Anatomy

Digital Open Education Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Human figure in art
  • Anatomy, Artistic
  • Drawing -- Technique

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Life drawing : how to portray the figure with accuracy and expressionNC 765 .B195 2013
Drawing the Human Body: An Anatomical GuideNC 765 .C45413 2001
Anatomy for the Artist: The Dynamics of the Human FormNC 760 .F45 2002
Anatomy for Artists, Being an Explanation of Surface FormNC 760 .W85
Leonardo on the Human BodyQM 21 .L53 1983
Atlas of Human Anatomy for the ArtistNC 760 .P35 c.1