Elizabeth Zanzinger

The Female Artist Model - Pigeon Plumtree III in class

The Female Artist Model: Malice In Wonderland

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming off the Women’s March and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, I would be remiss if I did not address the darker side of how female art models have been viewed and treated in history. As in all things professionally, there seems to be separate standards for men and women. In Sarah Phillips …

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John A. Carrasco - Artist Model - Augie La Rue Sculpture

The Artist Model: The Muse Behind The Magic

An interview with model John A. Carrasco [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n North America there is a romanticized image of the professional artist’s model. Movies and books are inclined to feed that image by projecting sexy nymphets and oversexed painters. The reality is modeling requires intense concentration in addition to immense physical and emotional control. Artist’s models are not …

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Learning to Draw - Camie Salaz Orion drawing detail

Drawing: The Line Between Real And Illusion

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]earning to draw trains us to see the world through our own eyes and not through the filters of the mind. Our minds delete, distort,and generalize through processing filters. People who can’t draw have not learned to see what they are looking at. Drawing is a skill set that can be taught. It is not so much …

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