Murder in Mortlake – Images from a mysterious event

I awoke before the alarm to unfamiliar rays fraying the curtain edges. Today! Yes! Mortlake! New models in a church woohoo, and some artists. God knows I’d bamboozled the place with my laminated signs inviting anyone almost to a) take their clothes off, b) make some art. The big day. I print out questionnaires forContinue reading “Murder in Mortlake – Images from a mysterious event”

On Holy Ground a Space for Transformation

I visited the hall where Saturday’s event will take place The building is only sometimes still a church, mostly it is used as a community space for a choir, a dance school, a creche, amateur dramatics etc. Not a pretty church but a good space. There is an organ and a piano if anyone wouldContinue reading “On Holy Ground a Space for Transformation”

Examples of Life Modelling Poses

Here are some pictures of recent poses I have done. If you are about to try life modelling for the 1st time and have not seen a model posing, this can give you some ideas for how to pose. It is a very individual activity however and must be necessarily adapted to suit each model.Continue reading “Examples of Life Modelling Poses”

Expectation & Collaboration – of a model & an artist

Feedback answers from Charlie who both modelled and photographed a) Did it live up to your expectations? Spirited Bodies 5 certainly did live up to my expectations, and in some ways exceeded them as well. It was lovely being a homogenous part of the group. I was somewhat unsure of my capability to hold aContinue reading “Expectation & Collaboration – of a model & an artist”

A Feeling of Intimacy & Communion

“A feeling of coming together, sharing in intimacy and real connection more pure and truthful than many everyday personal exchanges”, this is a quote from Kim, one of our models at Telegraph Hill, 21/3/12.                                   by Francis Wardale, ” For most of the time I tried to draw the whole group – taking advantage inContinue reading “A Feeling of Intimacy & Communion”