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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #8 is an angry little wooden mannequin

Little Wooden Mannequin Project is: I find the mannequin on the floor, or in the toy box, or in the crib, or in the laundry, take a picture, and later during baby-nap-time draw it. I think these things are useless … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #7

The kid’s discovered Modern. What is the Little Wooden Mannequin Project? My almost-two-year-old drops the mannequin around the house, I draw it how I find it.

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #6

I don’t know who she is, but damn if she isn’t giving Giselle a run for her money in that sassy little get-up. Look out, Albrecht / look out world. The Little Wooden Mannequin Project is: my little boy drops … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #5, with gloves on

The boy put the mannequin in a strange pose, defying both gravity and anatomy, and so I cheated it, and it came out looking slightly Disney. Weird. Way more of a Pixar fan, myself. Little Wooden Mannequin Project is: the … Continue reading

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What’s in my pointe bag, besides the pointes

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #4, this time it’s a man

Why is he so sad? Whose hand is he reaching for? Where did his shirt go?

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #3

Seriously, this thing. The feet rotate in a full circle, including completely backwards as you can see in the reference photo, but the hips only hinge back and forth. Who? For What??? Eh never mind.

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #2

She’s so confident and full of sway, but oh those feet.

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Artist Mannequin: a study in anguish, joy, and problematic joints

We got this little mannequin as part of a, like, “artist sketching kit!” or something, Mr. Adult Beginner bought the kit just so he could use the box for another project, and then all the pencils and stuff went into … Continue reading

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I like canvas for summer

The Capezio Pro Canvas split sole. Pretty. Insole bunches up under toes though. Just have to remember to take them off and smooth the insole out before barre starts or else I’m all princess-and-the-pea, my-pirouettes-don’t-work-because-my-shoes time.

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