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Life modelling –an underrated profession

2 Dec

A fantastic blog about life drawing an life models

pattimcjones

Warm up 1 JresizFor anybody suffering from a poor body image the idea of standing naked in front of a classroom full of artists would be something only experienced in nightmares.

But for some people life modelling has proved to be not only a confidence booster but also a way to make an honest living. It takes a lot of nerve, reliability, physical stamina and assertiveness (you have to be able to say no to some poses).

I did it for years when I first came to Swansea so I appreciate good models. A couple of years ago some Parisian models did a naked strike in the snow when the government threatened to disallow tipping (over there they pass a ‘cornet’ or collection cone around at the end of a session in addition to their fees, something we should do here as their wages haven’t increased for 10 years). So you see they…

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Life modelling –an underrated profession

2 Dec

A fantastic blog about life drawing an life models

pattimcjones

Warm up 1 JresizFor anybody suffering from a poor body image the idea of standing naked in front of a classroom full of artists would be something only experienced in nightmares.

But for some people life modelling has proved to be not only a confidence booster but also a way to make an honest living. It takes a lot of nerve, reliability, physical stamina and assertiveness (you have to be able to say no to some poses).

I did it for years when I first came to Swansea so I appreciate good models. A couple of years ago some Parisian models did a naked strike in the snow when the government threatened to disallow tipping (over there they pass a ‘cornet’ or collection cone around at the end of a session in addition to their fees, something we should do here as their wages haven’t increased for 10 years). So you see they…

View original post 36 more words

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