Fantasy Art

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Oooh Look at Me, I'm Posing!

Sometimes a beautiful model does a beautiful pose which looks for all the world like a model doing a pose.  You know it would take almost nothing to turn that pose into tying back her hair or holding onto her hat because the wind is blowing or drawing a sword from from a back sheath.  But I'm the only one in the classroom who thinks like that so I have to make these things up on my own.  In time I'll have the money to hire models to do the poses I really want but for now I have to work with what I have and what I have are sketches and sometimes photographs.

Working partly from a photo and partly from imagination I put her right arm in a different posture.  At first I was going to rest her hand on a barrel, then I gave her a pole instead and then the angle of the pole made me think of a rope, which made me think of a pier.

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