Adventures in the Interweb

So as many artists have noticed over the years, technology and I like to fight. A lot. I have been working on getting my website launched and as I was having the phone meeting with my web designer, my phone decided to pick a fight…And dropped the call….More than 10 times in less than half an hour….Sooo I realized that

a) I have a kick-ass web designer who has endless patience…seriously he is amazing!

b) That maybe I am not crazy and reading to much into the temperamental technology thing…I mean this time there was a witness.

c) Some fights you can’t win-ESPECIALLY against technology….No matter how long you argue

 

I am not sure why or how it all started but this, at times volatile, cold-war I have been having with tech-stuffs needs to come to some sort of a resolution, because technology has taken over and is a big part of my modeling career….Just not sure how to start a peace treaty….pride smile

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“…back again, back again, lickety-split…”

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Over the years I have come and gone from my path as a model. Yet I always come back to the slate wanting more than ever to create. Of all the mediums there is something magical and playful about being the subject that is waiting to be molded into a piece of art. I love most of all those rare moments when I am so in-tune with the artist that we can create something that needs no editing/fixing,perfecting….the image above is one of those wonderful moments, other than the adding of the watermark there has been no editing….oh how I’m glad to be back

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Modeling as an art

I was asked the other day by an artist I had worked with, “Why are you drawn to doing nudes?”

It was the first time I ever tried to verbalize how I felt and it was my response that made me realize that my recent decision to pursue modeling full-time was the right choice. This was my response:

  • Amber Kourtney

    October 6

    Amber Kourtney

    • Why I enjoy modeling: “I like it a lot, and I love seeing what people do, I don’t really know how to put it into words but its the closest to seeing inside of someone else perception”

      “What is your attraction to nudes?”

      ” Posing for or looking at?”

      “Either”

      “Aesthetically I love the human form, I was brought up appreciating and respecting it and as a result am very comfortable with being nude; and as a model it is so much easier than dealing with wardrobe and constantly watching how the clothes lay and fight and move with the body. I feel that clothing can be very stifling to the creative process”

      ” I am much more fascinated with the lines and shapes of my body than looking at a picture of me in a pretty dress. There’s a time and place for both and I have done some clothed shoots and draped drawings that I absolutely love but at the end of the day my goal as a model is to be the canvas/clay a part of the whole, I don’t want the bulk of my images to be just a picture of a pretty girl. That’s why I love the bodyscapes and figure sessions, and also why I love playing with lights”

    • Thanks for taking the time to peek into why I do what I do
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