But not because we are weird or horny or whatever assumptions people seem to bring along with the idea. It always amazes me how people fail to recognize that our drawing naked models is the same thing as it was centuries ago… Are they just supposed to come out of our imagination? Sure, we do draw naked people. One of my friends from Blue Band is a visual arts major and she talks about sketching naked people a lot, so I kind of knew it happened. Finance majors have know their basic economic principles before they start doing … more complicated stuff… whatever that might be. Which means that yes, I draw from a naked model for three hours every Tuesday and Thursday.
Though it may be hard for many students to wrap their mind around, figure drawing is not some sort of glorified, sexualized experience.
Yes, We Draw Naked People
You definitely cleared up a lot of questions people might have about art and art majors. But not because we are weird or horny or whatever assumptions people seem to bring along with the idea. We draw naked people because we are building up our knowledge of one of the most important subject matter in our lives as artists. January 29, at 2: But maybe think of it this way: Skip to toolbar Sites at Penn State. Humans surround us constantly, interacting with us hundreds of times a day.