How does it feel to pose under unforgiving lights as students mentally measure the distance from your clavicle to pubis? This little exercise is all about rhythm, try to get the pencil moving on the paper all the time. Life drawing techniques and methods, a quick overview. Cultural norms vary, by generation or geography, from puritanical to ambivalent to let-it-all-hang-out. But if I were to assume that the model is exposed and that I, the art student, remain hidden, Emily turned that on its head. Several of these models mentioned fear of judgment — putting your every perceived physical imperfection on display — as a reason nude modeling is such a scary prospect.
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Click on any picture to see a larger version. Trying a reduction print. I wondered, too, if the gender of the artist mattered, like it did for the woman who wrote, in reply to my Facebook survey: