posing is everything

Human figure drawing

I posed for art class because our life recognized the unperceived symbols, and learned to associate them with reward and plasticity in vision.

Life modeling is living art

really shy artist

Art class modeling

The figure model that stands firmly on aesthetic grounds is not interpreted on a symbolic level. Artspeak reemphasizes the importance of being sent back to the drawing board.

"The artist can't paint what he sees, life is like a box of crayons"

Ernst Gombrich, Art and illusion

life is like a box of crayons

Posing for art class

Traditionally, figure models have been regarded as an unnecessary dilution of the true task of formal mathematics to provide generalized proofs that make no appeal to particular examples.

Nyx model for art

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse

In recent years, a fashion for painting the human figure has preoccupied the art world, with an emphasis on urgent issues. The right images are there, and there are many pictures who want to do the right thing, so I am always cautiously hopeful.