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    Anatomical Casts for references?

    I'm terribly sorry if this isn't the right forum. I've been browsing ca forever but I'm still noobish. ;-;

    So, I've been getting into Bargue drawings and whatnot lately, and am looking into purchasing some casts to draw from. Does anyone know any good places to buy casts from?

    I found face parts that look like Bargue's at Dick Blick (link), and they seem pretty great expect for the whole $30 a piece thing.

    And just now, I found some at PFC Studio, where you can buy a couple versions of a face part (ie caucasian eye, asian eye, old eye) rolled up into one for $20 (holiday sale~!), or some other good-looking pieces for more (that girl's head is tempting me).

    Does anyone have feedback on those two sources or more sources to offer?
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    I have never bought any casts (too damn expensive) but looking at these two options definitely go for the PFC studio ones over the Dick Blick--they are much more accurate and just better overall in terms of forms.

    But really, a quick search finds much more...DO SOME RESEARCH (note that you will have to read through these, I haven't myself so don't know how helpful each one will be, but I am sure there is plenty in there):

    Just saw this too:

    "Complacency is the womb of mediocrity. " -- Jason Manley

    "If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." -- Bruce Lee
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