Forensic Art Essentials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123708984, 9780080559292

Forensic Art Essentials

1st Edition

A Manual for Law Enforcement Artists

Authors: Lois Gibson
Paperback ISBN: 9780123708984
eBook ISBN: 9780080559292
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th December 2007
Page Count: 432
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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

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

Law enforcement personnel, criminal investigators, forensic artists, general forensic community, IAI membership.

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

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080559292
Paperback ISBN:
9780123708984

About the Author

Lois Gibson

Affiliations and Expertise

Forensic Artist - Houston Police Department, TX, U.S.A.