Horizontal readings of the profile face:

1. In profile, the head is seven units wide and seven units long, including the nose.

2. The front of the eye is one unit in from the point of the nose.

3. The ear is one unit wide and two units in length. Its front edge is four units from the point of the nose or three units from the back of the head.

4. The nose projects half a unit out from the front of the skull.

5. Remember, even if there is a difference in the size of adult heads, there is no significant difference in proportion.

6. Having said that, the proportions of children's heads are different from those of adults and they vary from age to age.

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