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Inverting the Female Nude: Paula Modersohn-Becker

On the 8th of February 1876, German Expressionist artist Paula Modersohn-Becker, the first recognised European modern female artist to paint the female nude, was born in Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Germany. 660 more words


Life Drawing - Female Nude (parental guidance suggested)

I try to get along to life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop as often as I can, to get in the practice. It’s not always easy, it’s quite late in the evening and sometimes I’m so tired it’s hard to focus. 105 more words


Naked Pictures

HIM: Photography has been a fun aspect of our relationship from almost the very beginning, and taking naked pictures is a big part of that. I like that it links us to the tradition of the nude in art that goes back to what – 30,000 years ago and the Venus of Willendorf? 1,618 more words



From Billy Brauer’s figure painting/drawing class in Montpelier, Vt.

Oil painting on Raymar Canvas Panel 11×14″

Figure Painting

Nude with Red Curtains

Oil on Hardboard Panel 7″x5″

This figure painting is a study in back lighting and reflected light. I love the dramatic highlight effects of back lighting while the subtle reflected light from the surrounding curtains helps define the figure. 20 more words

Oil Painting