|The Female Life Class, 1879, Alice Barber Stephens
Your portfolio must present 6-10 good quality samples of the following:
•Figure (nude) drawing
•Figure (nude) painting
The following media and materials are accepted for your portfolio:
Drawings: pencil, paper
Paintings: oil, canvas
|Model Class at the Copenhagen Academy, 1826, Wilhelm Bendz.
Not a skirt in sight.
|The paint and palette pioneers.
|A socially acceptable (and costly) means for a 19th-century woman to obtain an art education.
|Okay for men to ogle the female model but not vice versa.
The Russian painter, Ilya Repin is in the center. The painting was worked on by several of his students.
|A large group of Farnsworth
Art School students paint a
nude model in 1946.
|Summer class painting along the Passaic River. Where's the naked lady? Is there more to art training than painting nudes?