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Anatomy Drawing: The Head and Neck

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Musculature of the Face
musculature of the face
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The surface anatomy doesn't always reveal the musculature beneath, depending on the thickness of subcutaneous fat, especially on the cheeks. The muscles come most into play in expression, and you will also observe the connection between muscle groups and expression lines or wrinkles. Draw a sketch from life of the face, then drawing in the muscles that lie under the skin, using an image like this as a reference.

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