Did you know that is takes over 250 pounds of clay to make a life size human mannequin? That is a little factoid that might come in handy one day if you are ever on Jeopardy.
Although mannequins are pretty, the process of making them is pretty ugly. Mike Rowe, the host of“Dirty Jobs” ,went inside a mannequin manufacturing company in Los Angeles to show exactly how mannequins are made.
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If you want to read about the steps involved in making a mannequin check out this blog from a former sculptor at Adel Rootstein.