Nudity in Art

From Greek and Roman art to Michelangelo and the Renaissance artists, nudity has been used to represent beauty, frailty, shame and power, not just sex and sensuality. Many works of fine art throughout art history have contained depictions of nudity and nakedness of the human body. It seems the use of nudity is most often …

The Figure: in Art History

       Italian Renaissance artists became anatomists by necessity, as they attempted to refine a more lifelike, sculptural portrayal of the human figure. Indeed, until about 1500–1510, their investigations surpassed much of the knowledge of anatomy that was taught at the universities. Opportunities for direct anatomical dissection were very restricted during the Renaissance. Giorgio …

Human Proportions

HUMAN_PROPORTIONS Thank you for coming to this page. The Real Color Wheel is, I think, my most important page. Don JuskoBelow is the link in a new window. Real Color Wheel Life Drawing, new window Here are the human proportion marking points on a normal-twenty-year-old.The skull is the basic division of the human body which is …

The Ideal Beauty of the Human Body in Art

The Ideal Beauty of the Human Body in Art A Short Introduction to European History of Culture The idea of the perfect human body is a result of culture: religious functions, economy, advertisement and other factors.     The definition of beauty is not an immanent and objective quality of things, since every age, place and social class …

The Varying Range of Model Types and Modeling

TYPES OF MODELS Women & Men High Fashion Models High Fashion Models can be seen in many popular magazines such as Vogue and Cosmo.  These models are also featured in catwalk shows and events for haute couture or designer collections.  These types of models are in demand not only in Australia but in many varying countries.  …

Types of Modeling

Acting/ Commercials  Playing a role on television in an advertisement for a product, service, or idea. Promotional  Live modeling designed to drive consumer demand for a product or brand. It can range from representing a company at a tradeshow to handing out samples in a shopping mall or appearing on behalf of an alcohol brand …

The Model: The Science

What is a Model?      According to Stachowiak a model needs to possess three features [1]: mapping feature A model is based on an original. reduction feature A model only reflects a  (relevant) selection of the original’s properties. pragmatic feature A model needs to usable in  place of the original with respect to some purpose. …