The project made me ask, how do you avoid reducing the dead to thumbnail profiles?
From the thumbnail sketch to the many variations of a conceptual scheme, one eliminating the other, many decisions are arrived at.
My thumbnail had lifted a tiny circle no larger than the head of a pin.
The large blade of my knife being so hard to open placed me in constant risk of breaking my thumbnail.
He often painted with a sponge and used his thumbnail to "tear up a sea."
A little after one P.M. one of my men looked in with several Indians and saw several small lights about as large as the thumbnail.
She made a piece of gold as big as your thumbnail before my very eyes.
Its thumbnail sketches, if somewhat more subdued and less elaborate, are not less full of character.
There was a thumbnail mirror here which would bring an answer.
The thumbnail image is approximately natural size under the same conditions.