Drawing from a live nude model.
Understanding anatomical structure of a human figure is crucial to make drawings come to life. By regularly performing life drawings artists sharpen these skills and ultimately improve in their artistic ability. According to artschools.com, Life drawings from a model are considered “observational art” and are among the first and most important component in a students portfolio.
“It's just a part of how an artist learns to be an artis
Yet nudes have long been a recognized type of fine art. Just look at the art that came from Greece, the foundation of modern Western culture and civilization, she says.
It's quiet during these times,” she says. “There are no cell phones allowed. There is no talking allowed when the models are working. Honestly, I have felt a reverence in life drawing classes where the artists focus on line and form and the beauty of the body.”
and understanding the figure in my view is fundamental as a practice, to train the eye to see accurately and observe emotion and gesture.