Category Archives: Model

Femme Cartel Art Show – November 2 (Oakland, California)

Oh what joy!  Four photographic pieces were selected for FEMME CARTEL’s “Naked Ladies!” art show.  “Naked Ladies!” is a feminist art show at FeelMore510 (a woman of Color novelty shop) and SomaR art bar on the theme of gender, power, and the … Continue reading

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Bring a Robe and provide a dressing room

On one of my blogs, I received the following question: Mike Rudahl d/b/a Sonny Diaz says: “A question for all models: Do you think it’s necessary to put on a robe for the breaks between 20-min sessions. It makes no … Continue reading

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Don’ touch the model!

Don’t Touch the Model!!! ____________________________________________ Naked exhibit: Look but don’t touch Nude models at a Museum of Modern Art exhibit in New York City are being groped by some patrons. View video: click here (video will play in new window) … Continue reading

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Empty your Bladder and Don’t be Late!

Being late for a model assignment is a major No-No! It’s inconsiderate to leave a class full of students who are ready to paint, draw, sculpt and for the teacher who is ready to give instruction. In photography, especially when … Continue reading

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Urban Decay

Photography by: Roy Whiddon Original Post: December 2011 When it comes to shoot locations, I love working in abandoned buildings and factories. They call it urban decay. The first time I worked in such a location was in downtown Toronto … Continue reading

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Body Heat

It’s the last of my four week session at the Media Arts Center for a portraiture session. The week before I was about 3 minutes late into the session. I have to be at my gigs at least 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Focus

Artist: Charlene Liau I learned something new today. There’s a difference between falling asleep vs finding your focus I know, that seems odd but let me explain. I’ve been doing a series of portrait sessions with an art group at … Continue reading

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The Annoying Fly

Dear Marie-Helene, Round two of a figure drawing session with a group of professional artists at the Media Arts Center in Ottawa. I’m a little tired because for some unknown reason I woke up at 5:00am and couldn’t go back … Continue reading

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A Passion for Photography – Remembering Bob

I first met Bob in 2007 at a photography workshop at Spectrum Studios in downtown Toronto. I was one of the models participating in the workshop. One day, Bob emailed me, he had some prints done from our figure model … Continue reading

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