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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets by Carrie Stuart Park

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NICHOLAS GONZALEZ

Graphite on smooth bristol board 17" × 14" (43cm × 36cm)

Know Your Nose

Once again note that noses are shapes. As seen in the illustration, the nose shape is created from two rounded shapes: the ball and the column. The nose is not created from lines.

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The Button Nose

The younger the child, the shorter the nose and the less shading that is required to create the shape. The important parts of the nose are the shapes of the nostrils, the tip and the wings (see Erase Out Your Whites).

The Parts of the Nose

Practice Casts

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