Forensic Art Essentials Book
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Forensic Art Essentials


  • Author : Lois Gibson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 0080559298

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Forensic Art Essentials Excerpt :

Forensic Art Essentials teaches artists to extract information from a witness or victim about a face they have seen, and produce an image good enough to lead detectives to the criminal being described. After reading this book, anyone with adequate drawing skills will be able to learn the tools necessary to develop his or her skills as a forensic artist. Instruction focuses on an explanation of techniques for various scenarios and includes the use of case studies of special situations and how they should be handled. The book covers skull reconstructions of unidentified murder victims and age progressions to aid in the apprehension of known fugitives. It also provides step-by-step illustrations of how to reconstruct a face from a skull, and offers solutions to a multitude of common problems that occur in the field. With 500 full-color illustrations, this book is an essential tool for any forensic artist. Provides insight as to the best way to responsibly interview and extract information from eye-witnesses and victims to develop accurate composite sketches 500 illustrations, many full color, show examples of various challenges in developing sketches and reconstructing from skulls Serves as a guide for forensic art professionals as well as a call to law enforcement agencies to expand the use of this valuable forensic tool

Forensic Art and Illustration Book
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Forensic Art and Illustration


  • Author : Karen T. Taylor
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-09-15
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420036954

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Forensic Art and Illustration Excerpt :

As the number of stranger-on-stranger crimes increases, solving these crimes becomes more challenging. Forensic illustration has become increasingly important as a tool in identifying both perpetrators and victims. Now a leading forensic artist, who has taught this subject at law enforcement academies, schools, and universities internationally, off

Facial Geometry Book

Facial Geometry


  • Author : Robert M. George
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 82
  • ISBN 10 : 9780398077709

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Facial Geometry Excerpt :

Forensic art may be defined as 'portrait art minus a tangible subject.' The main objective of this book is to present a series of practical indices interrelating the key features of the human face that will provide a foundation for any exercise in forensic art from composite sketch to post-mortem 're-facing.' These indices are illustrated with a survey of the numerous and often surprising geometric forms that permeate facial design. The various triangles and rectangles, rhomboids and trapezoids, parallelograms and circles that define the human face (the theme) and give it individuality (variations on the theme) are examined. The chapters provide necessary information to define the cephalometric points, planes, areas and lines that demarcate the human face, including the detailed surface anatomy of the eye, nose, mouth and ear. The underlying geometry of the human facial plan is revealed, illustrating a selection of triangles, rectangles, and other polygons. The graphic facial analysis (GFA) of the frontal face is covered, with sixteen indices and triangles defining and illustrating their means and ranges of variation. The GFA details the lateral face by means of eight angles and indices with special attention given to the nose and ear. With 45 illustrations and two tables in this clear and comprehensive text, this book leaves little to the imagination and is truly a unique treatise and source of information.

Faces of Evil Book

Faces of Evil


  • Author : Lois Gibson
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2007-08-28
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 1933893060

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Faces of Evil Excerpt :

This riveting story details how the author became the world's most successful forensic artist, and shares the inspiring story of her passion for justice, interwoven with the thirteen most suspense-filled cases of her career. Reprint.

The Police Composite Sketch Book

The Police Composite Sketch


  • Author : Stephen Mancusi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-09-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 160761832X

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The Police Composite Sketch Excerpt :

The police composite sketch, one of the most crucial investigative tools in law enforcement, is developed during a composite session—an intense display of communication and art in which the words of a witness are transformed into the features of a suspect. Despite the incredible technological leaps made in investigative work, the forensic science of composite sketching still relies on the basic elements of drawing skill, interpretive ability and the spoken word. The Police Composite Sketch is a comprehensive manual on how to conduct a complete composite session. Through an array of case studies, it details several disciplines that comprise this specialized forensic art, including composite sketching, image modification, age progression, facial comparison analysis, demonstrative evidence and postmortem/skull reconstruction. It also explores how to intuit insights that are often inadvertently revealed by witnesses, victims and perpetrators during the composite session. In addition, this book discusses other relevant topics, such as the three-stage drawing technique, witness and victim types, descriptive terminologies, managing composite sessions. Complete with numerous illustrations and drawing tips, this seminal work offers a general composite session philosophy and specific session strategies to both experienced and aspiring forensic artists as well as any lay reader intrigued by this fascinating skill.

Essentials of Forensic Medicine   Toxicology Book

Essentials of Forensic Medicine Toxicology


  • Author : B.D. PRASAD
  • Publisher : AITBS Publishers India
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9789374736005

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Essentials of Forensic Medicine Toxicology Excerpt :

Our book “Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology” is written with the aim to make the students grasp the fundamentals of the subject. Hence, the language used is simple, content concise with relevant illustrations and tables to make memorising easier and effective. It also covers the medico-legal aspect of all the cases, relevant laws and Acts and recent advances. This book is prepared according to guidelines of MCI on this subject. MCQs and viva voce have also been incorporated to help in preparation of undergraduate professional examinations as well as P.G. Entrance Examinations.

Pen Drawing Book

Pen Drawing


  • Author : Charles Donagh Maginnis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1899
  • Genre: Pen drawing
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 10 : PRNC:32101076207933

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Art and Craft Supplies Book

Art and Craft Supplies


  • Author : S M
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-10-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1539308812

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Art and Craft Supplies Excerpt :

A different type of coloring book, "S M Coloring and Shading Books" can be as challenging or as simple to color as you wish. The pictures are sketch-like and intentionally printed lighter, so that you can color over the gray. Visit our Facebook page "S M Coloring and Shading Books" for examples, ideas, techniques and more. For a more challenging experience, use the gray shading in the picture as a guide to work on shading techniques. We like to color over or outline the darker areas with one or a few shades of a color, then color the lighter areas with a contrasting or lighter shade. For a simple coloring experience just color the picture, the gray may show through depending on what you are coloring with and your technique, this will give some depth to the picture. You can always outline in black if you prefer that look. Art and Craft Supplies Coloring Book contains over 35 one-sided pictures of art and craft supplies to color including colored pencils, tiles, shells, glass, watercolors, rocks, tools and more. Pull out your pastel pencils, colored pencils, crayons, markers or whatever you like and start coloring. (Some techniques may bleed through the paper so put extra paper in between if needed.) The pages are one-sided to enable you to take a picture out if needed for technique, framing, or a gift and not miss out on coloring the other side or have it bleed through. Be sure to check out our whole line, search "S M Coloring and Shading Books."

Craniofacial Anatomy and Forensic Identification Book

Craniofacial Anatomy and Forensic Identification


  • Author : Gloria Nusse
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-15
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0128092882

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Craniofacial Anatomy and Forensic Identification Excerpt :

Craniofacial Anatomy and Forensic Identification covers all aspects of facial reconstruction and anatomy of the body, including post cranial, facial expression, anatomical basis for facial development, innervations and the effects of life and muscle movement. Written by a world-renowned forensic artist with decades of experience as an artist and professor, the book demonstrates how our bodies are recording devices for what happens to us physically throughout our lives. Our bodies tell us how we used our joints as children and adults and how our bodies conform to the environment we live in. Comprehensively addresses the history of facial reconstruction, facial development, muscle movements, taphonomy, and post cranial reconstruction utilized by forensic artists and forensic anthropologists Demonstrates techniques in mold making, 3-d laser printing, and sculpting to bring the body to life Includes images from cadaver labs and recent case studies Written by a world-renowned forensic artist with decades of experience as an artist and professor

Pretty Ornate Designs Book

Pretty Ornate Designs


  • Author : Aisling D'art
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-10-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN 10 : 1517732050

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Pretty Ornate Designs Excerpt :

Are you ready for a challenge? This book presents 35 intricate coloring pages for adults, each printed on one side of the page. Each design began as a hand-drawn flight of fancy inspired by henna artwork, 1960s and 70s pop art, and whimsical swirls of imagination.

Forensic Art Book

Forensic Art


  • Author : Jennifer MacKay
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2009-02-13
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420500691

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Forensic Art Excerpt :

Forensic artists are highly-trained specialists who creating composite drawings from witness descriptions and reconstruct crime scenes. This book explains the tools and techniques used by forensic artists, including facial reconstruction, image enhancement, and age progression. Students will be amazed by the skills of these artistic professionals and learn about the about the education needed for the job. Sidebars offer descriptions of unusual cases, and historical crime-solving breakthroughs.

Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Book

Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology


  • Author : Soren Blau
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-28
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315528915

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Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Excerpt :

With contributions from 70 experienced practitioners from around the world, this second edition of the authoritative Handbook of Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology provides a solid foundation in both the practical and ethical components of forensic work. The book weaves together the discipline’s historical development; current field methods for analyzing crime, natural disasters, and human atrocities; an array of laboratory techniques; key case studies involving legal, professional, and ethical issues; and ideas about the future of forensic work--all from a global perspective. This fully revised second edition expands the geographic representation of the first edition by including chapters from practitioners in South Africa and Colombia, and adds exciting new chapters on the International Commission on Missing Persons and on forensic work being done to identify victims of the Battle of Fromelles during World War I. The Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology provides an updated perspective of the disciplines of forensic archaeology and anthropology.

Portrait of a Phantom Book

Portrait of a Phantom


  • Author : Zeke Schein
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-07-24
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455622467

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Portrait of a Phantom Excerpt :

The story of one man’s efforts to authenticate a photograph of the influential King of the Delta Blues amid pushback from others. After Zeke Schein purchased the lost photograph of Robert Johnson online, he knew he held something important in his hands. But would anyone else see what he saw? One of only three or four known photos of the legendary blues guitarist, the photograph was certainly an exceptional artifact of music history. Despite official recognition of its authenticity by the estate of Robert Johnson, music historians have continued to dispute the photograph’s legitimacy. The story of Johnson’s lost photograph is also the story of Schein’s crusade to prove he’s holding a bona fide piece of music history. Much like a modern-day Don Quixote in a felt fedora, Schein is on a mission to convince others to see the truth as only he can. “When you love the music and the person behind the music, you want to know more about him. That’s what this book is all about.”—from the foreword by Dion DiMucci, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and author of Dion: The Wanderer Talks Truth “Magic and mystery meld with humility and history. Portrait of a Phantom is a tale told by a true acolyte and seeker of the source of the blues.”—Patti Smith, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and author of the National Book Award–winner Just Kids “A fascinating trip into the world of blues history . . . The details and anecdotes herein give a great perspective to “the Phantom.””—John Hammond, blues singer and musician

The Trickster s Image Book

The Trickster s Image


  • Author : Kenneth McIntosh
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-11-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781422297384

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The Trickster s Image Excerpt :

Ken Benally struggles with life's choices: how to decide between two beautiful girls, how to balance the competing demands of school activities, and how to satisfy his overly demanding father. But these challenges are nothing compared to the trouble he faces when a fortune in Native art is stolen, and his mother is a suspect in the case. It seems that the Trickster Coyote has put a curse on Ken, one that threatens all he holds dear. This third book in the CSC series provides information about forensic art techniques, along with gripping suspense.

Approaching Facial Difference Book

Approaching Facial Difference


  • Author : Patricia Skinner
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781350028302

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Approaching Facial Difference Excerpt :

What is a face and how does it relate to personhood? Approaching Facial Difference: Past and Present offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the many ways in which faces have been represented in the past and present, focusing on the issue of facial difference and disfigurement read in the light of shifting ideas of beauty and ugliness. Faces are central to all human social interactions, yet their study has been much overlooked by disability scholars and historians of medicine alike. By examining the main linguistic, visual and material approaches to the face from antiquity to contemporary times, contributors place facial diversity at the heart of our historical and cultural narratives. This cutting-edge collection of essays will be an invaluable resource for humanities scholars working across history, literature and visual culture, as well as modern practitioners in education and psychology.