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The Step - How To (2)

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Step 4
Begin with the square left hand panel above the ear. Take an initial horizontal section above the ear, then elevate and cut a square line.
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Step 5
Subsequent sections are taken parallel with a fraction of elevation creating a small amount of graduation.
Step 6
Once this internal shape has been executed clean the outline with a pointing technique.
Lee decides on a dramatic defined outline - he also has the option of a soft line.
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Step 7
Then work on the back area dividing it down the centre vertically. Take an initial horizontal section, cutting a square line slightly angling away from the ear to build up weight behind the ear.
Step 8
Now work parallel sections with tension and elevation.
Note it is important to place the internal shape before cleaning the outline.
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Step 9
Once the ear is reached on the right hand side, continue the same technique around to the front. Notice how to assess the tension around the ear to keep the line consistent.
Step 10
Be aware of the correct angling to keep weight and to create a corner shape behind the ear.
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Step 11
Continue this process with the same technique as you work up the head.
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