The form structures are the hard, bony, skeletal parts of the head or body. Or they are the tensile, firm, cartilaginous parts. These are the rigid framework or support structures of the body, upon which all the soft, limber, or supple tissues depend. Having established the basic form of the two great masses, we will look more closely at the form structures which give the brain case and the facial region their special qualities. We shall see how the upper mass becomes a skull and how the lower mass becomes a face with features. We shall not describe these structures as mere anatomical parts, but as forms which are used in drawing the head.
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