Forensic Art Essentials

Forensic Art Essentials : A Manual for Law Enforcement Artists

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 190.5 x 243.84 x 17.78mm | 952.54g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 500 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123708982
  • 9780123708984
  • 1,408,049

Table of contents

CHAPTER ONE: THE MOST UNIQUE ART DISCIPLINE

CHAPTER TWO: DRAWING IN FORENSIC ART

CHAPTER THREE: PULLING FACES FROM WITNESS MEMORY

CHAPTER FOUR: SPECIAL REFINEMNTS TO THE INTERVIEW

CHAPTER FIVE: RACES, EXPRESSIONS, TEETH, WOMEN, VEHICLES, TATTOOS AND JEWELRY

CHAPTER SIX: AGE PROGRESSION AND POST MORTEM

CHAPTER SEVEN: FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION FROM SKELETAL REMAINS

CHAPTER EIGHT: THREE-DIMENSIONAL FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF SKELETAL REMAINS

CHAPTER NINE: IMPLEMENTATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
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