Friday Nude Quotes

“Being Naked is about more than just the discarding of clothing. It is about discarding the need for protection of any kind, physical or conceptual. It is about reframing our lives around the knowledge that there is complete harmony in the universe! It is about embracing the abundance that is our birthright. It is about…

Raphael (a Light in the Darkness)

I painted Raphael as a Seraphim, the highest Choir of Angels in Christianity. The usual interpretation of Christian angels involves white wings and robes, with trumpets or harps. The bible describes something far more interesting; multiple wings, eyeballs, different faces and heads, animal features, wheels- the descriptions are varied and extremely unusual – even by…

Haurvatat (Liquid Assets)

Haurvatat is the Zoroastrian Amesha Spenta of Wealth, Prosperity and Water. Amesha Spentas are the Bounteous Immortals, the seven divine beings representing gifts and virtues, things to be hoped and prayed for. She is often paired with Ameretat, who governs the plants. this relationship is often seen as indivisible. “Haurvatat and Ameretat shall smite both…

Michael (Tired of War)

Michael is one of three archangels I’m exploring in this series. All three are mentioned in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Three religions that are very different but have many things in common.  in Judaism he is particularly valued as the defender of Israel. I’ve portrayed him In this context as tired of war weighed down by his armor…

Messengers of the gods – Kinnari

Kinnari are found in art and religious literature throughout India and Southeast Asia. they are frequently depicted dancing or playing music and shown as part woman, part bird. I drew my inspiration for this piece from Cambodia, Burma and Thailand. She is painted with Golden wings, referencing the Garuda, but also referencing the opulence in…

Consumed by Research

I’m completely consumed at the moment. I’m captivated by research and archaeology and religion and mythology. I’m lost in a world of linkages and history and art and poetry and it’s wonderful. I get to study all my favorite things! I’ve been invited to do a sponsored solo show at the magnificent and historical Dome…

Nudes Clothed in protest in China

The online campaign began on Monday after a national news program covered the marble penis of David by Michelangelo, one of Italy’s most famous artists, with a mosaic. The mosaic had been removed by the time the program was rerun the following day but not before the cover-up had caused some anger online. “The statue…

Nude Model Zoe West Arrested during a public body painting exhibition by Andy Golub

Nude model sues over false arrest

Andy Golub Paints Nudes… literally. He applies paint to nude bodies, usually live – making the public a part of his work. Last year he utilized Times square for public body painting and came under fire for his sense of completeness. you see, to Golub nothing but complete nudity will do. his mission, like mine,…

Victoria 5 and Genesis Created in Daz Studio 4

Free Nude Models! (Genesis)

A couple of years go I wrote the post Free Nude Models (And other stuff) This post has been well received but technology has progressed and it’s time I wrote a whole new version! Daz 3D have completely changed their platform to make use of the latest technology. the old figures still work and will…