• Christinas-World

    Christina Nude (Apologies to Andrew Wyeth)

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  • Granularity

    Granularity – a video by Redhoot

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  • SweetP_feat

    Sketching Sweet Pea – Life Drawing Session 1

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  • Hannah_Full-Length

    iPad Drawing Series: Procreate Basics

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  • Jenny_Bacchante_1

    Recreating Gustav Courbet’s “Bacchante”

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FEATURED POSTS

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Silverpoint Nudes: Art Students League

The Silverpoint Exhibition – The Art Students League of New York An Exhibition of Contemporary Silverpoint Drawings April 7- May 31, 2015 The Ar...

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Stefano Losi Solo Exhibit at U.N.: Respiro

I was invited to an art exhibition at the Untied Nations by TheGreatNude Registry’s Stefano Losi, a figurative artist, poet, and sculptor. The o...

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iPad Drawing Series: Procreate Basics

Figure Drawing with the iPad: Final Video This is the Finished Video exported from the charcoal-style drawing I made with my iPad and the APP Procrea...

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5 Gods Wrestle with Existence

This painting entitled “5 Gods Wrestle with Existence” (1992) is part of a series of works focused on Religion and the True Nature of Man...

REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES

Christinas-World

Christina Nude (Apologies to Andrew Wyeth)

I’ve always found this painting by Andrew Wyeth fascinating. Not so much because it is a beautiful painting, and presents us with one of the mos...

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Great Nudes of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519): An Italian High Renaissance Painter and Inventor, Leonardo was a Florentine Renaissance man, a genius, an artist in all...

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Three Blue Nudes

These three paintings are from the “Shared Spaces” series that I began in the mid-nineties. There’s many psychological and intimate ...

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Interview with Bo Bartlett

Interview with Bo Bartlett PPOW Gallery Bo Bartlett: Paintings of Home by Scott Goodwillie December, 2010 Show Slideshow The Amorist, Oil on Canvas, ...

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5 Gods Wrestle with Existence

This painting entitled “5 Gods Wrestle with Existence” (1992) is part of a series of works focused on Religion and the True Nature of Man...

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Mexican Photographer Protests Killings with Nudes

Mexico is a very conservative country, and the use of The Nude is a provocative statement in Mexican culture. With that in mind, Mexican photographe...

MODELS and SKETCH SESSIONS

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Mia Poses for TheGreatNude

Mia was a wonderful model who worked for TheGreatNude a number of times, at our studio Sketch Sessions and at some of our live, and very public events...

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Sketch Sessions with Athletic Asian Model

In the early days of TheGreatNude’s publication, we began producing “Sketch Sessions” featuring models and guest artists at our stud...

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Sail Poses for TheGreatNude Invitational 2010

Sail flew down from Massachusetts to join us at TheGreatNude Invitational Saturday, May 15. I asked him to pose in the window so that not only guests,...

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Lean, Angular Brunette

I found this model online and was struck not only by her lean, muscular body, but also by her sense of self, as reflected in the confident, athletic p...

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Sketching Sweet Pea – Life Drawing Session 1

This is our first session together and I am working with the iPad to do some quick sketches, chat, and get acquainted with each other. I spent an hour...

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Final iPad Drawing with Procreate: Sept 16th Sketch Class with Female Model

In my iPad class on September 16th, I began a sketch of our model in a reclining pose, which I continued to work on for several days. I am using the i...

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iPad Drawing with Procreate: Sept. 16th Sketch Session

Here’s my demonstration during last Tuesday’s class, a “Charcoal drawing on white paper” created on the iPad with Procreate. O...

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

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Silverpoint Nudes: Art Students League

The Silverpoint Exhibition – The Art Students League of New York An Exhibition of Contemporary Silverpoint Drawings April 7- May 31, 2015 The Ar...

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Stefano Losi Solo Exhibit at U.N.: Respiro

I was invited to an art exhibition at the Untied Nations by TheGreatNude Registry’s Stefano Losi, a figurative artist, poet, and sculptor. The o...

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Gallery: Chris Francis

  Artist Statement: The current direction of my work reverts to the exploration and experimentation experienced as a student in the 60s – those...

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Gallery: Peregrine Honig

Artist Statement: Peregrine Honig’s work is delicate and disturbing- deceptively simple executions of complicated subjects. Honig’s line documents...

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Gallery: J. Wayne Higgs

Artist Statement: “Self-Portraits” is an exploration of human sexuality, its depersonalization and even brutalization by our culture; the ...

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Gallery: Cheryl Maeder

Artist Statement: The Dreamscapes Series were inspired by my travels to the Mediterranean coastal towns of Spain. I found that photographing in the im...