A facial expression  is one or more motions or positions of the muscles beneath the skin of the face. According to one set of controversial theories, these movements convey the emotional state of an individual to observers. Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication.
Facial Expressions is a series of photographic reference books for artists of all styles. The first in the series, featuring adults agesincludes over 3, photos of 50 models. Other galleries included feature kissing, phonemes, hats and headgear, skull and more.
This unique book provides an integrated view of human facial expressions based on contemporary knowledge about the evolution of signaling across the animal kingdom. Spanning fields that range from psychology and neurology to anthropology and linguistics, it reopens and discusses some of the classic questions in the field, including: What do facial expressions express? What are the relations between facial expressions and our motives and emotions?
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Would you like to learn more about Micro Expressions? Imagine that from the first moment of a conversation you can see which emotions a person feels. Your negotiations, meetings and interviews will become more effectiveif you start to explore the knowledge of Micro Expressions.
Anyone who has worked at or toured an animation studio has seen the small mirrors at each animators desk. And no despite rumor, animators are not all narcissistic. The mirrors have a purpose.
All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sad For those artists and their long-suffering friendshere is the best book ever. All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sad…look glad…look mad…madder…no, even madder…okay, hold it. Facial Expressions includes more than 2, photographs of 50 faces—men and women of a variety of ages, shapes, sizes, and ethnicities—each demonstrating a wide range of emotions and shown from multiple angles.
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