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you may need a mannequin for an art project or for take photos for the hats or scarfs you sell... here is how I made mine.
MATERIALS: -news paper; -flour and water; -cardboard; -iron wire (thick); -flat piece of wood; -paper tape; -nails.
measure the perimeter of your trunk and draw it to the piece of wood, than cut it
-cut 4 pieces of wire, long as the length from your chest to your head; -bend 10 cm on one side of each of them; -bind them together ...
roll a piece of cardboard and place it around the frame. measure your shoulders height and form them with cardboard and balls of newspaper. add tape when needed. ...
at this point you need to cover the dumb with paper mache': -boil some flour and water for few minutes (i did random amounts, but you can find ...
when the dumb is dry paint it (do several coat and allowed to dry between each time): it will give it an hard finish.
you re done (I suggest black, white paint or geometrical pattern if you use it for accessories photos)
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