In the January/February 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, Andrew Ameral explains the proportions one can use to check their drawing when working from the figure. Here is Ameral’s complete listing, which had to be abridged for the magazine.
Our bodies are composed of over 650 muscles, which is divided into 3 major categories: the cardiac or heart muscle, the smooth muscles and the skeletal muscles that enable us to execute moves through voluntary contractions. In weight training, the most important focus is about the skeletal muscle, which represents approximately 40 per cent of our body mass. How does the muscular system work? How does muscle contraction work? What are the different types of muscles in the human body?