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>> Hi, fellow art educators! I am thinking about inspiring my 5th graders
>> create a George Segel-style lifesize figure in plastercraft(the plaster
>> impregnated gauze that you wet, mold and that hardens as it dries). Once
>> 6th graders created an Egyptian Sarcofficus by covering a volunteer in
>> class with plastercraft. The model was lying on his back, so the form was
>> only the front half of the model. I'm thinking about 2x4s and chicken
>> for this full-figure armature. Does anyone have any other ideas for a
>> and relatively easy to make lifesize armature? Any suggestions would be
>> appreciated! Thanks, Sue.
>How about making an armature from wood? You can wrap newspaper around
>it and then cover it with the gauze strips. Personally, I don't think
>making anything life size is "easy."