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I must admit, drawing naked people became routine when I was an art student. There was nothing titillating about being crammed into a chilly, grubby art studio at 8am, jockeying for position with twenty other students, trying to get a good vantage point on the patient nude presenting themselves to us. This article breaks down how posing becomes just a run-of-the-mill job for the models as well.
The first time Jonathan Cartwright ’24 was booked to model, he recalls feeling so nervous he could barely focus on his schoolwork beforehand. However, once Cartwright started posing the nervousness subsided.
“I was really nervous beforehand, but the fact that all I had to do was sit and stare off at a point on the wall made me forget that I was even doing it,” Cartwright said. “I just got lost in my thoughts and then it wasn’t nerve racking anymore.”
Read the full article here: THE DARTMOUTH – Naked and Unafraid: The Art of Figure Modeling
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