When comparing my project to my proposal, you may notice a considerable difference. At first, I was planning on creating a cavity into the chest of the mannequin and placing a symbolic object in there, but several complications occurred. First, the warehouse only had mannequins made out of fiberglass instead of plastic which meant I would have to use a drill instead of a knife to make the cavity, and I was not confident in my abilities with a drill. Secondly, it would not have been fun for me. Yes, the idea of using a mannequin attracted me, but everything else was bland to me. In contrast, I've wanted a meaningful tattoo since I was little even though I'm not allowed to have one. Also, I love sketching which you have probably noticed from all the doodling I do in class. Thirdly, the idea of drilling a hole into a chest and making a box lends itself to a lot of tasks I, personally, find tedious. While it did take over five to six hours to draft Ch...
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...oject was rather time consuming, but it was not outside of my abilities or hobbies. Money, on the other hand, was a concern for me. Luckily, I was able to buy a used mannequin for twenty five dollars at a warehouse. Because I lacked experience with Chinese characters, I was wary of just drawing the characters without some practice, so I had to make several rough drafts on paper before drawing it on the mannequin.. When comparing my project to my proposal, you may notice a considerable difference. At first, I was planning on creating a cavity into the chest of the mannequin and placing a symbolic object in there, but several complications occurred. For example, the warehouse only had fiberglass mannequins which meant I would have to use a drill to make the cavity. Something I am not confident with. Primarily though, I would not have enjoyed it like I did with this one.
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