stick man

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stick man

A crude drawing of a person in which the arms and legs are represented by simple straight lines with a circle for a head. I've got absolutely no artistic talent, so a stick man is about as good as I'm going to be able to do. The young boy drew four stick men of various sizes to represent everyone in his family.
See also: man, stick

stick man

Sl. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry. I was a stick man for a few years till my feet went bad.
See also: man, stick

stick man

n. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry.
See also: man, stick
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"The client was looking for an 'icebreaker' art experience that could be an incorporated element of the final sculpture; to me, the copper stick men fit the bill," Vargas said.
Participants wore special hoodies, designed by artist Stu Langley, featuring illuminated, full-length stick men.
"They don't have the mentality just to stick men behind the ball and defend.
The 34-year-old Genoa captain has charted his nomadic journey in the form of little stick men wearing kits from Fermana, Messina, Napoli, Bologna, Siena and Genoa.
When Beck herself goes missing, her twin brother Bick takes over, scribbling stick men images under the warning: Pictures below kindergarten art level.
HE'S given the Aussies plenty of stick in this Ashes summer - and now England batsman Ian Bell has taken to drawing stick men of his team-mates.
Ally McCoist's men warmed up for the trip with a routine win at St Johnstone and having secured European draws at the likes of Manchester United, Bursaspor, Sporting Lisbon and PSV Eindhoven last term they certainly know how to stick men behind the ball.
Both are gifted stick men who have been used in attack in the past and just love to weigh in with long-range points.
I've not seen so many stick men since I visited a Lowry exhibition.
Students at the University's School of Psychology viewed short video clips of the two party leaders giving talks with the images converted to stick men - representing only their movement and with the sound removed.
His stick men are always in action, either running away or stretching out their arms, symbolizing the inner struggle of an artist in the throes of creation.
Technical drawing, which involved implements called rulers, didn't help and by 13 Iwas still drawing stick men.
His troubles with the human-rights thought police stem from an advertisement he placed in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix that listed four Bible passages--Romans 1, Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13, and 1 Corinthians 6:9-19--together with a picture of two stick men holding hands and superimposed with a circle and slash--the universal symbol for something forbidden.
Keith Haring's radioactive stick men were as ubiquitous and somehow free of attitude as Brainard's Nancy.
Yes: Our students were to learn to depict people as stick men. Objects would be represented by simple shapes.