The Art of Figure Drawing, The Science of Modeling
The First Rule: Life Models are doing something that
99% of the people who attend life drawing sessions
and at least 99.99% of the total population haven't
done and would never be courageous enough to do.
Life Models are a very rare breed indeed. Thank them!
This site is a primer for beginning or prospective
life models. If you find it useful or informative,
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Latest Update: 20160314
• The Star Of The Show
• Is A Life Model Nude Or Naked?
Am I Too ( Insert Adjective Here )?
• How Old Is Too Old To Be A Life Model?
• Chris's Life Modelling Poses
• So How Do I Find Work?
• Getting Your Bare Foot In The Door
• What The Artists Want And What To Expect
Rules of The Road for Life Models
• On Life Models
• Part 1: The Basics Of Life Modeling
• Part 2: Tips For Being A Professional Life Model
• Part 3: Know Your Rights As A Model
• Part 4: A Few Resources For Prospective Models
• Part 5: Watch And Learn
Poses In Depth
• The Six Pose Types
• Type 1: Stretched Poses
• Type 2: Moving Poses
• Type 3: Idealized Poses
• Type 4: Character Poses
• Type 5: Sports Or Fashion Poses
• Type 6: Natural Poses
• Poses 101
• General Considerations For Poses
• The Reclining Pose
• After The Session
File Under "M" For Miscellaneous
• Easy Money?
• Do I Have To Draw "Those Things"?
• Art In Pictures
• Training The Newcomers To Life Modeling
From The Inbox
The Last Page
• The Raison D'Ítre
• Once A Life Model...
• Site Info and Geek Stuff
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