Anatomical drawing for artists


Vesalius, Da Vinci, Michelangelo ....
are still regarded as the most prominent artists and anatomists since the Renaissance. Their studies and works of art are groundbreaking in the two- and three-dimensional representation of creatures.


By studying anatomy, we gain knowledge of the form and function of the individual parts of the musculoskeletal system. Cognitive and drawing skills are developed. The knowledge about the functional connection of these single parts and their effect in the whole makes it possible to create convincing representations of humans and animals.

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Through targeted observation of living nature, whether human, animal or plant, one can gain and develop an understanding of its aesthetics and formal language. The development of artistic skills is also promoted in this course.

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We can draw, paint and sculpt with all materials.
The knowledge of anatomical phenomena allows us to recognize similarities in the shape of humans and animals and to derive them from one way to another. This will eventually lead us to a free interpretation of nature and enable us to express ourselves artistically, with an individual degree of abstraction, but without a mere infantile superficial representation.


With enthusiasm and joy we can give form to our very own themes.


Jörg Besser was born in 1967 in Glauchau (GDR) and studied from 2003 to 2010 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, which he successfully completed as a master student of Prof. Anke Doberauer.

In 2010 he took over the course "Anatomical drawing for artists" from his teacher and predecessor Emö Simonyi at the AdBK Munich.

Since 2014 he has been a lecturer for figurative drawing at the TUM. Jörg Besser has been a founding member and partner of Halle 6 UG Munich since 2010. The artist lives and works in Munich and Chemnitz.

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Since 2010 Jörg Besser teaches Anatomical Drawing for Artists at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich (Fridays 10-17).

An insight into the topic:

Anatomical drawing, AdBK München