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To learn the basics of figure drawing,or just to have "standing around," a manikin is a useful reference tool. The accurately proportioned figures adjust to assume most human positions.
Each has its own stand. Both figure and stand are made of unfinished hardwood.
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from Estacada, OR
Comments about Blick Hardwood Manikins:
Nicely finished wood, flexible and can be positioned in a wide range. Free delivery increased value of my purchases.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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wood manikin is worthwhile
By gogee emoji
from San Francisco, CA
The wood surfaces are smooth and easy to handle. Yes-- i can recommend this item.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from McAllen Tx
I love my manikin. I always wanted one for my studio. I named him Jeremy.
from Frederick Md
I use the hardwood figures in classes I teach. My students, elementary to high school, have found these helpful as have I. Glad they are sturdy.
Good quality for a low price
Better quality than I was expecting for the price I paid. My daughters started drawing as soon as the package was opened. Very happy with this purchase.
HAPPY CAMPER FOR MANY DECADES
from SAN DIEGO, CA 92106
I AM A NINETY YEAR OLD ARTIST, TAKING MY FIRST COLLEGE ART CLASS IN "LIFE DRAWING" WHEN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD...I'VE BEEN IN A LOCAL LIFE CLASS FOR OVER TWENTY YEARS, AND NOW DISABLED FROM DRIVING TO CLASS, PURSUE MY ART WITH PORTRAITS DONE FROM PHOTOS, AND LIFE DRAWINGS, WITH THE ASSIST OF A WOOD MANIKIN, JUST REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE FROM THE BLICK CATALOG, WHERE I HAVE PURCHASED ALMOST ALL MY ART SUPPLIES, SINCE THE FIRST BLICK CATALOG CAME OUT...STILL PHONE MY ORDERS, AS I GET SUCH PLEASANT WOMEN ORDER TAKERS....WHICH ALSO ADDS ENJOYMENT TO MY ELDERLY PURSUIT OF ART....ALWAYS RECOMMEND TO OTHER ARTISTS TO USE BLICK FOR THEIR SUPPLIES, AS WELL AS MY OLDER SON, A HIGH SCHOOL ART TEACHER.....YOU HAVE MY HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION......GOD BLESS, GEORGE (GEORGE REIS, 785 LOMA VALLEY RD., SAN DIEGO, CA 92106)
These manikins are great when you compose your own painting
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
not made for lots of use
By teacher of art
I use this for Art I and II courses. About 130 students We use them with care, but they are still not made sturdy enough to last without injury.80% are still working after a month's usage.20% are unusable and broken.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Classic & Cheap!
By Big Galoopus
from Westborough, MA
Can't beat the value here. Order 10 and arrange them on a shelf!
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Horrible range of motion
from Charlotte, NC
I got three 16" male to help me with a scene of guys sitting around and forget it. Not only can they not cross legs, they can't even sit normally. Maybe a scene of guys standing around might work but what is the point of mannikins if you can't pose them. Since I only had one scene in mind, maybe I'll cut their legs off, glue them back on in the right orientation, paint them, and then throw out the mannikins when I'm done.Barbie dolls (Ken dolls if they are still around) are making more sense.This was an exercise in frustration.
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that these manikins aren't working for the poses you intended. Please know that if you would ever like advice on the suitability of a product for your intended application, we have a knowledgeable team of Product Specialists who are happy to assist you. Just call 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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