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About Live Model Books


Live Model Books serves artists, illustrators, and anyone who needs a human figure reference with high-quality full-color photos of the figure in 360-degree rotation. Our books, disks, and downloads make it easy for artists to get just the pose they want, exactly when they want it and at an affordable price.

Through our Art Models project, we seek to help people further their understanding of the human form by providing quality reference material that can be studied at length and in close-up detail.

One of the ways we do that is through the use of lighting, studio space and camera settings designed to create images of the human form that comes as close as possible to what you would see if you were standing in the studio with the models. Another is by providing a variety of formats that make the images both affordable and convenient—no matter how you choose to work.

The human figure is a challenging subject.  It is a complex form of light and shadow, with subtle variations in color and texture, possessing both complex angles and smooth curves and all interacting in an endless variety of configurations. For many people, learning the figure is complicated by social taboos that make it difficult to find nude art models to study. This fact makes an already challenging subject even more difficult and is the problem that we wish to solve. As a result, we hope to encourage more and better figurative art.

Where to start!

Announcements

New Vaunt Session Available


More Vaunt! The second half of Vaunt's second session is a bit odd. We were experimenting during this shoot and the results include poses that some people may find to be of questionable artistic merit. We were hoping they would be an interesting subject matter without being provocative. Not sure it came out that way. The corset is a classic 19th and 20th century prop. The postures though, which were taken from some recent burlesque references, may be a bit odd. Take a look for yourself at the Session Downloads page. 3/31/2013

New! Models Magazine for iPad


Models Magazine, published by MAGetc, is a monthly magazine with a selection of poses to view on your iPad. MAGetc chose to use Art Models poses for their first issue with models such as Jenni, Thea, and Valentine. Get the app in the iTunes store. We're really pleased that Apple was open-minded in accepting an app with a collection of nudes. Please check it out and let us know what you think!. 3/14/2013

New Vaunt Session Available


More Vaunt! The first half of Vaunt's second session is a mix. It starts with some technical poses that show the body in some primary postures and moves on to a variety of artistic poses. Some poses use cloth for texture and some do not. You can see the mix at the Session Downloads page. 3/7/2013

New Adhira Session Available


The second half of Adhira's first session is now available as a download. This session has a bit of set dressing, with chair, table, props and other ordinary items. Adhira's a very beautiful woman with a natrual figure, which makes her a great addition to the project. See her poses at the Session Downloads page. 2/26/2013

New Rebecca Session Available


The second half of Rebecca's first session is now available as a download. In this session, Rebecca has a figure more typical of your average person. In her second session--the one with Anastasia--she is more model-thin. Session Downloads page. 1/14/2013

An interesing project for fans of the Figurative Arts and Life Drawing, now with their own channel on YouTube. TheGreatNude.tv is a subscription-based magazine featuring Artists who work with The Nude. With their exhibition and event reviews, interviews with collectors and galleries, and a tutorial series called SKETCH SESSIONS, they have an entertaining arts program.
TheGreatNude.tv has released over 50 videos to the public through their YouTube Channel and has over 10,000 subscribers. They plan to offer Pay-Per-View videos in 2014. Check them out and let us know what you think.

New AvaM Session Available


The second half of Avam's first session is now available as a download. These are mostly the sitting, crouching, kneeling, reclining poses. A few of them are revealing in rotation (e.g. 054, 058) and some have closeups of the pubic area (031, 052), so please avoid this one if you might find that offensive. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 12/3/2013

New Video Study Available


Our very first available Video Session with the new camera is now ready for download at a very low price for a limited time. It is called Irinav Video 002. You can see a sample low-res clip below and on the Video Sessions page. We would like to know what people think of the video and any suggestions for improvement. Please give it a try and let us know what you think. Thanks! Video Session Downloads page. 10/18/2013

New Ayame Sessions Available!


All 4 parts of Ayame's shoot are now available as downloads. Ayame is from Japan and we were very fortunate that she volunteered to model for us while visiting the U.S.! Not knowing when she would be back, we did a long shoot with over 80 poses in a variety of styles and 2 sets of lighting--softbox and spotlight. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 10/19/2013

Our latest experiment in video shows the body in motion doing ordinary things. We chose dressing because is an everyday activity that involves a lot of twisting, bending, detailed hand positions, and other interesting motions. The motions are repeated front, back, and side. Please tell us what you think! Should we make the high resolution version available for purchase? At what price?
Low Resolution Sample:

This is a very compressed sample at just 240 pixels high. The actual video was shot in 1080p HD at 60 frames per second, allowing for detailed and clear pauses.

New JohnV Sessions Available


The 2nd and 3rd parts of JohnV's shoot are now available as downloads. JohnV has a well-balanced muscular build—without being overdone. In these sessions Johnv demonstrates some sitting and reclining poses. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 10/08/2013

Should we add Video?

After nearly a decade of doing still photos, we are wondering if we should add video to the resources we provide for artists. Tell us what you think!

New IrinaV Session 5A Available


Both halves of IrinaV's fifth session are now available. 5B features all non-nude poses and 5A, while nude, adds touches of fabric and jewelry. Many of the poses show IrinaV in motion or doing free-form posing and are not full rotations. You can click the Show All Angles link in the previews for details. Adding costumes is something new, bringing in some different colors, textures, and fabric folds for study. Please let us know what you think of these changes from the usual Art Models photo shoot.
You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 9/13/2013

New Adhira Session Available


The first half of Adhira's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 9/9/2013

Art Models 8 Hardcover with Disk NOW in stores!


174 all new figure studies by 55 different models make this the largest Art Models book to date! Over the years, suggestions and comments have poured in from working artists around the world. With those ideas in mind, we dove into our collection of thousands of poses and spent over a year photographing all new material to create Art Models 8, a huge collection we hoped would be practical for the working artist. Now the completed hardcover book with its comprehensive Companion Disk is finally available in bookstores. With that milestone, we would like to extend a big thank you to all of the models who participated and all the artists who offered suggestions over the years.

  • Art Models 8 is in many bookstores, if you don't see it you can ask your local bookstore to order a copy. The ISBN is 9781936801237. Of course, you can also find it online, our book page has links.
  • The eBook (without the companion photos) is also in the iTunes store, Kindle, and for Nook.
  • The Companion Disk, which has all the high resolution photos--over 4,500 of them--can be found online or ordered by bookstores (ISBN 9781936801244). You can see all of the poses from the book on the Companion Disk page.

If you have any interest in the human form or are looking for a figure reference that will help you create artwork without spending a fortune on modeling fees, we think you will find Art Models 8 to be a genuinely useful addition to your library. Please take a look. Thank you! 9/1/2013

New AnaRebecca Session Available


The first half of AnaRebecca's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 8/15/2013

New AvaM Session Available


The first half of Avam's first session is now available as a download. We usually avoid tattoos. But in the interest of variety and for all those people who are fans, we occasionally work with tattooed models; especially a model like AvaM who is not only beautiful but also has a different and interesting figure. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 8/8/2013

New Rebecca Session Available


The first half of Rebecca's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/30/2013

New Lola Session Available


A customer asked us to post the Lola session as a download and here it is. Lola did a lot of action poses without full rotations, but she also did some more traditional poses. Her thinness makes the bone structure more obvious than on most models. Note: it also makes some of these poses more revealing in rotation. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/18/2013

New IrinaV Session 4 Available


Someone asked about the IrinaV sessions and we noticed that shoot 4 was never made available. If you see something missing, please ask, we probably forgot. Shoot 4 is unusual. We typically plan shoots, but in this case we let the model come up with poses spontaneously. The result is actions not photographed in rotation.
Caution: because of the kicks and splits, many of these can be especially revealing (e.g. 402, 403, 404). You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/12/2013

New Markf Session Available


This is an unusual session. It has a mix of standard rotations—showing 24-views per pose—and action poses that show a motion, all done by one our most muscular models. Great for superhero reference. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/11/2013

New Poses from IrinaV Available


IrinaV came back to the studio of a new shoot. We are posting those poses for download, starting with some clothed poses. Adding costumes is something new for us. We are also adding a bit of set-dressing to achieve different colors, textures, and fabric folds for study. Please let us know if you like that new direction! See zoom views and all the angles at the Pose Tool page. 6/15/2013

New JohnV Session Available


The first third of JohnV's shoot is now available as a download. JohnV has a well-balanced muscular build—without being overdone—that adds interest to some already dynamic standing poses. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 5/23/2013

New PepperK Session Available


The second half of PepperK's shoot is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 5/6/2013

We've created a Facebook Page for Art Models.


If you use Facebook, please take a look and Like the Page (if you like the page).

New PepperK Session Available


The first half of PepperK's shoot is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 4/25/2013

Art Models 8 Companion Disk Download Available

The Art Models 8 Companion Disk is now available for download. It is subtitle Practical Poses, which we try to explain this way:
Customers asked for more “practical” poses and described them as thoughtful or introspective; passionate and emotionally themed; portraits and close-ups; more relaxed everyday positions; and a range of body types and ethnicities, all in a modest style.
We know people will disagree with the pose choices, as each person's definition of practical is going to be unique to him or her. But we tried.
Art Models 8 has 174 distinct poses, 55 different models, and over 4500 photos. If purchased individually from the Pose Tool, 174 poses would cost $1,042.26 but the Companion Disk Download is just $24.99. It's a bit ridiculous; we really should charge a lot more for it. Part of our mission has always been to make high quality reference photos available at a very affordable price. This is an extreme example of us carrying out that mission. You can see all the included poses at the link above.
If you buy the download (it's big so please have a high speed connection before ordering), please read the included e-book (in PDF format) and let us know if you find anything to correct or have suggestions for improvements. As of early April, there is still time to make changes.
The physical disk will be available in several weeks. The print book will be available from all major book retailers in September.
4/3/2013

New Becca Session Available


Becca's latest session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 2/18/2013

New Model Ayame


We strive to provide variety in the models we photograph so we jumped at the chance to work with Ayame who was born and raised in Japan. We mostly work with models who have some family history from other parts of the world, like Korea, Polynesia, Eastern Europe, or Africa (to name a few), but who grew up and live in the U.S. It was especially nice, then, to photograph a person who grew up in the nation of their heritage and has the mannerisms and customs of that country. Many of Ayame's poses were chosen by her to illustrate either modern or historical Japanese activities (such as playing a Japanese board game) and several use authentic props.
Ayame is not only a beautiful and talented model, she is also a wonderful person and it was a true privilege to meet and collaborate with her. You can see her poses as we finish them in the Pose Tool. 2/7/2013

New Model JohnV


We did a mix of poses with JohnV including some dynamic poses that take advantage of his muscular figure as well as casual everyday activities and some classically inspired postures. Our intention is that some will be useful for traditional artists, others for illustrators, and yet others for other types of art like comic books or digital modeling. You can see the poses as we finish them in the Pose Tool. 1/3/2013

New Model PepperK


We did a mix of poses with Pepper that take advantage of her naturally thin yet muscular figure (similar to longtime Art Models model Susan). You can see the poses as we finish them in the Pose Tool. 12/17/2012

New Claire Session Available


Claire's second session is now available. It's even larger than the Claire 1 download and includes 36 poses, but like Claire 1 it was also just a little too small to break into two sets. The result is a large collection of poses at a bargain price per pose.
Caution: We always try to respond to customer requests and as a result, several poses in this set could be considered risqué, for example, 231, 232, and 236. If you might find any of those offensive, please skip this download!
You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 12/7/2012

Now photographed at 36 Megapixels!


Thea is one of the first models photographed with our new, higher resolution camera. The photos were taken at 36 megapixels (before cropping). This allows for even more extreme detail when zooming in on photos. This is up from our previous maximum of 21 megapixels.
We're also finding the new camera has a greater dynamic range; allowing for deeper shadows and brighter highlights without losing as much detail in those areas. Take a look at these two for comparison, first with the 21MP camera then with the new 36MP:
Thea appears closer to the camera (as shown by her eyes, nose and mouth appearing larger). The pores are clearer and the fine hairs on the face are more visible. The dark areas are rich without losing detail. It's an imperfect comparison, taken at different times with different models in different poses and lighting, but hopefully it gives the idea. We'll do a direct comparison with the next model. 7/20/2012

New Model Thea


Thea is not just beautiful, she also has an uncommon 34D-24-37 figure. Combined with her skill in posing and expressions, she has created some great photos for the Art Models project. You can see her work as it becomes available in the Pose Tool. On a side note, she has such a flawless complexion that she required no editing. That's extremely rare. What you see is how she really looks in person. The photos are right out of the camera with just developing and cropping. 7/14/2012

New Claire Session Available


Claire's first session is now available. It's a large download, including 33 poses, much more than one typical session set but it was just a little too few to break into two sets. The result is a large collection of varied poses at a bargain price per pose. All her poses are also available individually in the Pose Tool, for regular purchase or using Credits. Several sets include close-ups. Be sure to check those out using "Show All Angles" in the Pose Tool. Or the link in the bottom left of the preview window that opens when you click a thumbnail on the Session Downloads page. 9/9/2012

New Model Claire


Claire has a good range and was very easy to work with, trying every pose we gave her. She did a variety of material; everyday poses, poses with muscle tension, classical, and some edgier poses that people have been requesting (not included in the initial sets). See her work in the Pose Tool. 7/9/2012

New Model Irinav


We recently had the privilege of working with a very talented new model. She has many years of ballet training and worked professionally as a ballerina in a European ballet company. That experience gives her a poise, posture, and grace that is truly awe inspiring to see. She brought pointe shoes and did some wonderful poses illustrating classic ballet positions. She also did some more free-form poses. Without the shoes, we did several poses in a more traditional art class style.
In addition to her ballet skills, she is also an accomplished contortionist, which inspired a variety of unusual and interesting poses that we've never been able to do before. Much more will be coming soon. For now, a few of irinav's poses can be found in the Pose Tool while we are working on editing more. 06/15/2012

New Model DanM


People have been asking for additional male models, and we finally have a new one. DanM has some experience with fencing (with a sword) and we like to use each model's unique experience when possible in a shoot. As a result, there are many poses with weapons. For the people who ask us not to do poses with weapons, there are also many sets of classical, every day, and action poses in the shoot. 06/12/2012

New Model ElenaS


Elenas is a fair-skinned redhead with wonderfully strong features and a natural beauty that make her a terrific Art Model. The first of her sets being posted were requested by a sculptor working on a project in bronze. For now, elenas' poses can be found in the Pose Tool. 6/8/2012

Art Models Ultra - Becca


Several people have requested the Ultra Disk as a download. We've been reluctant because it is a large (4 GB) set and we don't want people to run into problems with the download. However, we have had increasingly large downloads and they seem to be working out better than they used to. We've also found that breaking large files into a number of smaller ones that finish faster has helped reduce problems. As a result, the AM Ultra-Becca session is now available as a large (12-parts) download. It can be found on the Session Downloads page. 6/05/2012

New Model Anastasia


Anastasia is originally from the Ukraine but is visiting New York. She recently traveled to New England (coincidentally with Candace, another model with whom we have worked) which gave us the opportunity to work with her. We are very glad she did! Anastasia is a very talented model who thoroughly understands art modeling. So much so, she designed almost all of her poses and improvised her expressions. Having a model with so many wonderful creative ideas was a real pleasure. It allowed us to throw away our pose plan and just go with her ideas.
In addition, she has a slightly different figure from many of our models, giving her a wonderfully natural look that adds variety to our catalog. Her face is very classical, reminiscent of Classical Greek sculpture, 30's era film stars and, not surprisingly, current Eastern European stars like Mila Jovovich (also Ukrainian). Because Anastasia had new ideas as fast as we could photograph them, she has a huge collection of poses from her one session, as seen here in the Pose Tool. 5/09/2012

New Model MonikaS


For people interested in the appearance and form of the body in pregancy, we have another maternity model. When we shot in March, she was due in May. Because MonikaS is ordinarily so petite (5' 6" and just 108lbs), she provides a really striking example of the changes while carrying a baby. In particular, you can see the increase in the size of her stomach and chest while everything else, like arms, legs and face, remains slim. When we worked with our other maternity model, Carolyne, we intentionally chose many poses that were not typical for a pregnant model. For this shoot, however, we focused on traditional maternity poses. 4/26/2012

More MikaM


We try to answer customer requests whenever we can, so we were happy to work with Mika, a model specifically requested by a customer. We also did several poses that the customer wanted (mika017, 018, and 019). He sent a few quick sketches as a reference. You can see those poses and all of Mika's other work in the Pose Tool.
If you know a model we should work with, have ideas for poses we should do, or other projects you'd like to see contact us and let us know.
4/18/2012

New Model Krystal


As previously mentioned, people have been asking for more variety in body types. Last year we photographed several people who do not have the extra slim body type of a typical model. Krystal has a more natural "average person" figure, with several marks left from pregnancy. We had her do a wide variety of poses from ordinary everyday activities (krystal010 and krystal028) to the more artsy poses ( krystal012, krystal013) and some more contrived poses that show the body in a variety of configurations (krystal039, krystal041). Krystal can be found in the Pose Tool and will soon have two session downloads. 3/29/2012

All Adrina Photos Available


We recently completed Adrina's entire first session and her poses are now available in the Pose Tool page. They will also soon be available in the Session Downloads page.
3/20/2012

Art Models 7 Companion Disk Available

The Art Models 7 Companion Disk is now available for download. This is our largest Companion Disk to date and includes 175 poses! At just $24.95, it's possibly the lowest price per pose of any product we have offered to date. The physical disk can be found on this page . You can see all the included poses at either of the two pages.
3/12/2012

New Model JenC


People have been asking for more variety in body types. We heard you, and last year photographed several models who do not have the typical model extra slim body type. With Art Modles 7 mostly complete, we have been able to concentrate on editing some of those models' photos. JenC can be found in the Pose Tool and will soon have two session downloads. 3/5/2012

Now on iTunes


We've hit a new milestone—Art Models eBooks are now available in the Apple iTunes store! Because they contain nudes, I thought it would never happen. But there they are (you can see them in the iTunes index here). 2/29/2011

New! Art Models 7 Low Res Preview Available

Art Models 7 is now available for download (right-click and save) in a low resolution preview. The design is based on customer requests and the discussion at the Live Model Books Forum. We'd love to know what you think and would appreciate any feedback, especially any errors you might find. You can post comments at the forum (the forum uses a different login system, so you may need to register) or use the Contact Form.
2/15/2012

New Model MikaM


A customer wrote to us about a woman he works with as an artist's model and requested that we hire her for the Art Models project. She happened to be traveling to the greater Boston, MA, USA area and was willing to work with us. Happily, she was just in time to help us with some poses we needed for Art Models 7.
We try to answer customer requests whenever we can so we were happy to do this shoot, and Mika turned out to be a great model! 2/3/2012

New Male Models


By popular request, we have two new male models. Mark is a professional body builder who, of course, has the 'heroic male' figure. Dave is an actor and brings intensity and emotion to his posing. We did motion studies with both of them as well as a few of our rotational figure studies. More of their work will be made available as we finish editing it, which will happen after we finish the next book, Art Models 7 Dynamic Figures for the Visual Arts. Many of their poses that do not contain full rotations are available for a reduced price. Hover over a pose thumbnail in the Pose Tool to see the price. 1/23/2012

Beginning Motion Studies


We are beginning to experiment with stop-motion photography. Our first set was shot with our standard studio equipment. We used fixed lights that required a high ISO setting (resulting in a grainy picture), a low Aperture setting (resulting in out of focus pictures when Ana moved toward or away from the camera), and a relatively slow shutter speed (resulting in blurring when the motion was too fast). Despite these problems, we thought some people might be interested in the results so they are available in the session downloads area. This first attempt contains about 200 photos of Ana going through several quick motions like jumping and falling.
After this session, we immediately bought a faster flash that significantly reduced all of the problems for our next session, with Lola. 11/28/2011

Every Model in One Place


We have added a page showing every model in the Art Models project. If you want a quick overview of all the different models who are available, the Model's page could be a good place to look. 11/17/2011

New Model AnaIv


Ana has a background in theater, gymnastics, and dance as well as other performance arts. She is helping us with poses based on dance, motion, and drama. Her first session featured mostly poses based on dance movements that could be held for a rotation. We also spent some time practicing photographing rapid motion such as leaping and spinning. Future sessions will include Ana in motion photograhed front, back, and side. This is in preparation for book 7, which is being discussed in the forum. See Ana on the Poses Page. 11/08/2011

New Sessions Available for Vaunt


Both halves of the Vaunt session are now available for download.
11/04/2011

New Model Eva


At just 5 feet 1 inch tall (155cm) and 100lbs (45.36 kg), Eva is a very petite model but still has well-defined muscles. We mostly used side and spot light for her poses. Her ethnic background is strongly Italian.
It is common for women to wear heels and heels significantly change the posture and form of the body. Because of this, we frequently shoot several poses with the model wearing heels (it's not an attempt to make the model look sexy). The effect on Eva is particularly dramatic
compare evae001 to evae014 .
More of Eva on the Poses Page. 9/28/2011

New Model Vaunt


Vaunt has a classic pin-up style figure with broad rib cage and hips and a narrow waist. She also has strong, classic, and beautiful facial features. We accentuated all of these with a strong side light. Vaunt worked collaboratively with us on the pose selection. Poses Page. 8/29/2011

New Model Sarahann


This has been a busy summer for new models. While we continue to look for local male models under the age of 35, the traveling models who come to our area continue to be the more typical young and beautiful women. SarahAnn is certainly no exception. She is a New York fashion model, with the dramatic look and posing of a fashion model. Many of Sarahann's poses were designed by her. Poses Page. 8/16/2011

New Model VNixie


Vnixie adds an interesting body type to our catalog, super thin but still having a very curvy figure (5'7", 100lbs, 32"C/23"/35") is really unusual. Even though people have been asking for more everyday activities, Vnixie's flexibility and expressiveness led us to poses that tended to the artsy and abstract. Poses Page. 7/21/2011

Eliot Poses finished


All of Eliot's poses are now finished and available in the pose tool. 7/15/2011

Artists


See some of the artwork people have created using our art models as a reference. This is an experimental feature that's still in testing and development. If you have any suggestions for it, please let us know. 7/5/2011

New Model Nedah


People have been asking for more variety in body types and ethnicity. Nedah adds a tall, thin, female African American to our catalog. Her poses are available now in the Poses Page. 6/15/2011

New Sets by Jenni/Misha


The duo poses by Jenni and Misha have actually been finished for some time, but we overlooked uploading them. Apologies for that! All their poses are now available in the Pose Tool page and as a session in the Session Downloads page.

New Sets by Ginger


We recently completed Ginger's entire first session and her poses are now available in the Pose Tool page and as sessions in the Session Downloads page.

New Sets by Jenni


People have been asking for more "natural" poses. We took the opportunity of having Jenni here to photograph a model doing fairly natural things. We started by bringing in a prop we've never used before, a bed, and asked her to do some things she might normally do in bed. She did different sleeping postures, moved on to taking her night clothes off, reading in bed, etcetera. We also put a few artsy poses in there (we just can't seem to help ourselves). Later in the set she moved on to some sports related activities; some pushing, pulling, moving poses and some more artistic poses. At the end, we finished with a completely free form Expressions Session, in which Jenni did a creative and fabulous job! You can see the poses as they are finished in the Poses page.

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Several Poses can be combined into a larger composition as shown in this 19th century painting by Winterhalter. Click the painting to restart the animation. From technical drawing like Da'Vinci's Vitruvian Man to exquisitely beautiful painting like Winterhalter's Florinda, figurative art starts with the artist's model.
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