Profession art model
Art models pose for visual artists as reference or inspiration for their creative work. They stand model for artists that perform figure drawing, paint, make sculptures or create photographic art. Art models are professional models that use their body to become the object of the artist's creation.
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- Artistic / Enterprising
- Human anatomy
The dynamic relationship of human structure and function and the muscosceletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, integumentary and nervous systems; normal and altered anatomy and physiology throughout the human lifespan.
- Negotiate with artists
Communicate and negotiate with artist and artist management about prices, terms and schedules.
- Maintain personal hygiene standards
Preserve impeccable personal hygiene standards and have a tidy appearance.
- Express yourself physically
Express emotions and ideas through movements, gestures, and actions.
- Define artistic vision
Continually develop and define a concrete artistic vision, starting from the proposal and continuing all the way through to the finished product.
- Pose in front of a camera
Perform poses in front of cameras in order to advertise products. Listen to the directions of the photographer or director.
- Maintain an artistic portfolio
Maintain portfolios of artistic work to show styles, interests, abilities and realisations.
- Inform customers about body modifications
Make sure that customers are properly informed about services such as tattooing, body piercing or other body modifications and ensure that they are aware of the permanency and the risks of these modifications. Inform them on after-care and what to do with infections or other complications.
- Attend castings
Go to castings in order to promote yourself and show your abilities.
- Interact with an audience
Convey the artistic values of the art form(s). Respond to the reactions of your audience and involve them.
- Harmonise body movements
Harmonise body movements in accordance to rhythm and melody, aestetic or dramatic concept, dramatic pace, etc.
- Pose nude
Pose nude as the object of an artistic creation. Model nude before an audience.
- Pose for artistic creation
Pose for an artist as the object of an artistic creation. Model for the creation of an artistic painting, drawing, sculpture or photograph. Pose without moving and control body movements for specified periods of time. Follow the directions of the artist as part of the creative process.