The two figures in the Belleau Wood sculpture now have torsos.
As you know, I'm using a modified "Ecorche" technique to build the figures from armature to completion.
Today, I focused on the midriffs of the figures, putting muscles on the rib cages, filling out shoulders and necks.
Tomorrow, if time permits, I will make the arms and legs have their basic musculature.
Before I finish the figures-- putting their uniforms, hair, expressions, etc.- I will put a layer of plaster tape over the muscles as a type of hard "skin", which will serve also as a rigid support for the sculpting wax I'll use to finish.