The Art of Modeling is a proponent for
increasing the accessibility of figure
modeling to community members who
identify as underrepresented in fine arts.
BECOME A MODEL MEMBER
Model Membership $175/ year
*this equals less than 50 cents/day
HOW TO JOIN/Colorado
-You must be over 18 years of age.
-Complete our Online Application, where you will be asked to provide two professional art modeling references OR to purchase the fine arts training manual using the purple payment button below (not through Amazon)(then email me your mailing address and I will mail you a manual and provide you with instructions for your next steps)
-After your application is reviewed, you may be invited to become a model member depending on our current needs. Once you have been invited to become a model member, you will complete the sign up steps, below:
-Submit your Model-Membership fee (purple payment button to the left)
-Submit a $100 refundable deposit (purple payment button to the left)
-Complete online Model's Responsible Cancellation Agreement
-Provide a W9 and a copy of your Driver's License,
email to: email@example.com
-Provide a professional headshot (or non professional) & a clothed body shot that shows your body type
-Previously inexperienced model members (who either attended our training or who took the manual/audition route) serve a six month introductory period as a Provisional Model Member during which you prove yourself professional, reliable, & punctual After surviving this initiation period, you will receive the $2/hr pay increase.
Art of Modeling is committed to providing developing fine arts models with the education and resources necessary for success in this profession.
Art of Modeling founder, artist and former professional fine arts model Ellen Allen has written a book, The Other Side of the Easel specifically designed to help aspiring models learn more about the professional fine arts modeling exeperience.
Art of Modeling also offers Fine Arts Model Training workshops for aspiring models and model members. Learn more about the art of modeling from seasoned professional figure models
Must be 18 to attend.
Pre-Registration is required.
Then email me your mailing address
‘Ed’ by Taha Neyestani
“A tribute to all life drawing models, and to the passion
of the craft — exploring form, figure, life and all that lies within.”
Used with artist's permission
Links to articles about fine arts modeling:
The Bulletin article by
Art of Modeling Model
*this article features an AOM model
The Bulletin article by
Mark N. Taylor
(shared by Art of Modeling model, Dave Buffalo)
The Psychology of Nude Art Modeling: From a Naked Guy Named Dave *this article features an AOM model
Art classes that pay for your naked ambition, by Rebecca Katherine Hirsch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6b4hDF_mVqA (scroll toward the bottom of the page)
"Why I draw from live Models", Louis Guidetti:
Here's Murr from the Impractical jokers
demonstrating what NOT to do as an art model: