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Tuesday
Oct092012

Curio: Articulated Dolls by Pucherito

Alexa here. If you've taken a figure drawing class you're likely familiar with articulated wood mannequins (Manny to some).  I was lucky enough to spend most of my art school figure drawing classes with real human models, but occasionally as a cost-saving measure we'd have to draw from good 'ol Manny. After awhile I wanted to burn him. Maybe that's why I enjoy the use he's been put to by Pucherito, who has transformed Manny into some cultural idols with a little paint and inspiration. 

 

Here are some film favorites given the Pucherito treatment, with the resulting effect of elongating the likes of Woody, Sly and Liza into the same gangly proportions

 

 

 

 

You can buy your own here, or just see all of them creatively photographed here.

 

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Having spent many years playing with posing and drawing from Manny, this is my favorite Curio in some time! It's so freaky that all the characters end up with the same proportions. i

October 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNathaniel R
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