Please bare with me for a sec.
Okay, I have this thing about noses–I love drawing big noses and I have a big nose, myself. I think this is something that partially got me into Sogdian culture because, according to their murals, they sure knew a thing or two about big noses. Here’s a prime example:
I’m not exactly sure what the context of this is, except that it’s a reconstruction of a totally Sogdian mural and the image is from this site that is completely in Russian so I can’t read a word of it. Anyway, the important thing is the figure’s awesome unique face and BIG AWESOME UNIQUE NOSE.
In case it’s hard to see, here’s my recreation:
If loving noses is wrong, I don’t wanna be right.