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Author Taylor, Karen T

Title Forensic art and illustration / Karen T. Taylor
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (580 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I, Forensic art: the foundation -- Introduction to forensic art and illustration -- A history of forensic art -- The human face -- Drawing the human face -- Part II, Forensic art: finding and identifying the living -- The interview -- Composite imagery -- Age progression: growth -- Age progression: aging -- Image assessment and modification -- Part III, Forensic art: Identifying the dead -- Postmortem drawing -- Skull protection and preparation for reconstruction -- Two-dimensional facial reconstruction from the skull -- Three-dimensional facial reconstruction on the skull -- Methods of superimposition -- Part IV, Forensic art: additional responsibilities -- Professional ethics and conduct -- Printing and graphics reproduction -- Dealing with the news media -- The forensic artist in court
Summary 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, offers readers the benefit of her extensive knowledge and experience. Forensic Art and Illustration is the first book to provide complete coverage of all aspects of the field, and includes much previously unavailable information. Beginning with t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Facial reconstruction (Anthropology)
Forensic anthropology.
Medical jurisprudence.
Medical illustration.
Human anatomy -- Models.
Forensic Anthropology
Face -- anatomy & histology
Forensic Medicine
Medical Illustration
Models, Anatomic
forensic medicine.
LAW -- Forensic Science.
Medical jurisprudence
Medical illustration
Human anatomy -- Models
Facial reconstruction (Anthropology)
Forensic anthropology
Gerechtelijke geneeskunde.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781420036954