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Applying the muscles of the face

An animated drawing showing all of the muscle groups of our face in the order they are mounted in a facial reconstruction.

In this video, we’ll revisit the key muscle groups of the face that we learned in the previous step in the order in which they are applied during a reconstruction.

We filmed our anatomy demonstrator and course mentor, Daheen Lee, recreating the facial reconstruction of Mr X. Katherine has narrated this process, describing each muscle as it is applied to the skull.

In the next step, we’ll test our new knowledge of these muscles groups, so you may find it helpful to revisit the previous step to read about the muscles again, or pause, rewatch and rewind this video as many times as you like.

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