To kick off the series he joins a life-drawing class where artists study and capture the naked body. But why do artists draw from nude? Isabel H Langtry, sculptor and Principal of Get Creative champions Hampstead School of Art , told us why artists have been fascinated with the human form across the centuries. The short answer is, the human figure offers all the complexities an artist needs to learn in order to be able to conquer any drawing subject. Every time a model makes a move, there's something to learn and work on.
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Nude Drawing. Milan, Italy. Paused through April Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book. What you'll do. Three hours of deep live study of the human figure. Form the first quick poses to learn the sketches to the real faithful reproduction of the human body.
With some very interesting classes on offer, our favourite has to be the ELSC, who are a bunch of feisty, articulate, fiercely independent women, who also happen to be strippers. This is life drawing with a twist. The event will be fun, creative and there will be a party atmosphere in a venue with a copper-topped bar, wooden benches, and stripped ceilings. Whats included: male model, female model, art tutor, professional drawing equipment, gin on arrival and pizza at half-time.
The following pages provide thousands of examples of life model poses presented by several models representing a wide range of body types. Click the photo to access the type of poses you want to view. For even more pose ideas, see the listings provided at pose ideas for life models. All these web sites provide fine art instructional resources for figurative artists.