Life drawing simply means drawing of the human form in any of its various shapes and postures, using a nude live model. India has a vast history with different traditions and cultures, and one of the traditions is of life drawing. Many models in India, who are willing to pose naked in art schools are restricted to do so by conservative groups. These groups have also highlighted nude modelling as a sign of social and moral decline. So, the models who are willing to do this have to keep their profession a secret. There is a lot of impact on the artists as well, some of them are getting arrested for depicting nude figures in their paintings.
Nude models and their naked truth - Times of India
Click here for a worldwide listing of life drawing sessions. Thank you! Indische Prinzessin by Richard Borrmeister Public domain. Half naked beauty by Ravi Varna. Odalisque with slave by Jean-Paul Flandrin.
She has prepared breakfast for her husband and just about managed to get her daughter ready for school on time. Once they leave, she quickly gets ready for her own job. As she brushes out her long, dense black hair, the reflection staring back at her takes shape. Standing almost perfectly still for over half an hour, she poses as the pencil-totalling students meticulously bring their nude study to life on canvas.
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