How to Build Your Own Mannequin

Create your own paper Mannequin to use in Art Class.

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How to Build Your Own Mannequin
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Here is a picture of the supplies needed.

Here is a picture of the supplies needed.

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First, use the glue stick to adhere the mannequin template to the card board. You could also print the template on heavy card stock to save time.

First, use the glue stick to adhere the mannequin template to the card board. You could also print the template on heavy card stock to save time.

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Use markers to add color.

Use markers to add color.

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Punch holes in the joints using a pencil and a soft surface, such as a sponge, rag, or carpet.

Punch holes in the joints using a pencil and a soft surface, such as a sponge, rag, or carpet.

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Cut out all the pieces. I call this technique the "Alligator Chomp". It makes cutting the details easier.

Cut out all the pieces. I call this technique the "Alligator Chomp". It makes cutting the details easier.

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Now cut along the edge.

Now cut along the edge.

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Use the plastic lace to tie the joints together. You can use tiny brads if you have them.

Use the plastic lace to tie the joints together. You can use tiny brads if you have them.

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TaDa!

TaDa!

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Strike a pose! We will be using these in our lesson about Motion and Movement in Art. It is also a great tool to help with Proportion of the human figure.

Strike a pose! We will be using these in our lesson about Motion and Movement in Art. It is also a great tool to help with Proportion of the human figure.

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