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An art model poses for any visual artist as part of the creative processproviding a visual reference nude the human figure in a work art art. However, more models being simply the subject of art, models are often thought of models musesa source of inspiration without whom nude art would not exist.
Art models are often paid professionals with skill and experience but are rarely employed full-time, and artists may also rely on friends and family to pose. Paid art models are usually anonymous and unacknowledged subjects of the work.
Models are most frequently employed for art classes or by informal groups of artists that gather to share the expense of a model. Models are also employed privately by professional artists. Although commercial motives dominate over aesthetics in illustrationits artwork commonly employs models.
For example, Norman Rockwell used his friends and neighbors as models for pokemon gay sex cartoons his commercial and fine art work.
Throughout the history of Western art, drawing the human figure from living models was considered the most effective way to develop the skill of draftsmanship. First, it is best to draw from life, rather than copying two dimensional images such as photographs.
In the classroom setting, where the purpose is to learn how to draw the human form in all the different shapes, ages and ethnicity, there are no real limitations on who the model can be. In some cases, the model may pose with various propsone or more fine models, against real or artificial background, in natural or artificial light.
The role of art models has changed through different eras as the meaning and importance of the human figure in art and society has changed. Poses can range in length from seconds to many hours. There is a art exercise where the model slowly but continuously moves, but the shortest fine usually one minute.