Ecorchè: The Lower Limbs

I still need to work out a number of details with the skull, ribcage, and pelvis, but time doesn't stop for me. This week we worked out the details of the legs. There is some interesting construction to the legs, especially the fact that none of your bones are straight. They are each in an S-shape, partially to relieve the stress of impact, much like a spring. Also, they aren't round in profile, but are in the shape of a triangular prism. There are also lots of other little fascinating things built into them, like muscle attachment points, tendon protectors, and other little bumps that all serve a very distinct purpose. But that is too much to explain in one blog post.

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