T he first time Dominic Blake took his clothes off in front of an art class was, as you might imagine, a daunting experience. There were about 40 people and I was looking at the doors and windows for escape routes. If you have an image of what a life model might be like — someone with a toned physique, perhaps, and an exhibitionist streak — then think again. Yet something magical happened after Blake disrobed. The artists started adjusting their easels, measuring him up, and drawing.
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Please refresh the page and retry. L ife drawing could help teenagers overcome social media body confidence issues, artists have said. As part of the exhibition artists including former president of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Alastair Adams and Esther Bunting who runs Spirited Bodies, a group which uses life modelling to overcome body issues, will debate how people can be viewed through portraits. T he annual exhibition for the society will take place at Mall Galleries from August 14 with the live panel being held on August The dangers of social media have been well documented in recent months with young girls often struggling with body image more than ever before and are constantly exposed to unattainable figures — be they photoshopped celebrities or their peers posing on Instagram.
Ok, the guy really was pretty good at this and his intent was to GIVE pleasure as much as take it. I was pleased. We were going to get those tickets, and I was actually going to enjoy it instead of it just being transactional in nature.