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    1. It’s strange working with a naked model, alone in a room… I haven’t analysed it in any depth but there is something going on beneath the surface appearances. As for this drawing, it was based on no life model, but on some pop digital image of a sexy woman I came across on the Internet… can’t recall reasons if any behind the sketch… maybe trying to break free of something…. mixed feelings abut this and indeed the whole subject. Thanks for your input.

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      1. Mmm
        For me it’s sort of the other way round. There are people I’ve been alone with, intimately, whom I’ve drawn. But that’s the point, we were not together primarily as artist and model, but I took the chance to draw, as a vehicle to make sense of feelings.
        I’ve drawn life models in groups, not alone. It’s quite clinical. It’s about light on flesh, not feelings or intimacy. Alone with is nude model, that’s dangerous.
        You’ll know I’m not a professional artist. In my day job, by inclination and training, if someone is undressed, there is nothing going on under the surface for me, I am detached and working to gain information and protect that persons dignity (I’m also chaperoned). Perhaps that spills over, and I would be uncertain how to create real art, with feeling, working with a nude model. The strangeness you refer to is necessary I think.
        Working with nude photos or from porn, that’s different again.

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