Art modeling & my battle with body imagerequired reading by brookelynne
I’m intimidated approaching these words, this correlation, this issue. But I strongly feel its something I should address. After almost 7 years of freelance art modeling, I feel like I have learned a thing or two about this job. I’ve also learned a shit ton about myself and I’ve learned what it takes to be a good art model.
Its not the numbers on a scale, or a body type, or shape. Nor does it matter if you have blonde hair, blue hair or no hair. It doesn’t matter if you’re black, white or purple. It doesn’t matter if you’re short, it doesn’t matter if you’re tall. It doesn’t matter if you’re a blank canvas or are heavily tattooed.
What matters most in being a good art model? Confidence.
And what kills confidence? Self-consciousness.
And what do you think is the number one thing that the women in this business are self-conscious about? Body image.