Tag Archives: Anatomy

Écorché Painting Of The Back Muscles

So I’ve been getting back to anatomy study with this écorché painting of the back muscles.

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Écorché paintings are where you try to paint the arrangement of the muscles beneath the skin.

They’re a bit painstaking as you have to research each muscle as you paint them (unless you already know them inside out – which I don’t).

Anatomy Art Study: Shoulder Muscles

I’m still trying to improve my anatomy drawing.

I’ve found that if I learn where muscles start and end, I feel more confident drawing them.

Here is a study of three of the muscles at the back of the shoulder:  the Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Teres Major.

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