a stump made of paper twisted to a point, used in drawing.
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How to use tortillon in a sentence
tortillon stumps are used in making the face, when it is desired to produce the stump effect, and also in making the hair.Crayon Portraiture | Jerome A. Barhydt
It will also be well to make a chamois block for applying the crayon sauce, to be worked with the tortillon stump.Crayon Portraiture | Jerome A. Barhydt
British Dictionary definitions for tortillon
another word for stump (def. 5)
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