About Armature Nine (A9-RIG)
What is Armature Nine?Armature Nine (or A9-RIG) is our revolutionary collection of articulated products. They were first designed and released in 2012 and have been awarded multiple patents. In 2012 A9 made history by becoming the first ever mass produced 3D printed product in the world with now thousands of units circulating internationally to over sixty countries around the globe. The A9 bipeds remain to this day, the only artist manikins that can achieve every pose humanly possible.
What are the A9-RIGS for?All our A9-RIGS be they our bipeds or quadrupeds can be used for a variety of things. In fact, over the years we've heard from: Sketch artists that use them to derive proper proportional reference in perspective. Painters use them for light and shadow reference. Sculptors use them to produce quick sculptural studies. Animators use our rigs for stop-motion studies or even short films. Photographers use them as props. Yoga teachers and massage therapists use them as decorative items in their studios. Dance teachers use them as visual aids. Doctors have used them as anatomical reference in their practice. And we've even heard from parents and grandparents that use them as educational tools for their children & grandchildren. A9 is truly the most versatile proportionately accurate manikin on the market.
A9-RIGS have traveled to over sixty countries!
Properly scaled to the conventional 1/6 so you can easily accessorize.