Past Workshops:

Fine Arts Model Training Workshop

Did you know that there are opportunities in the Boulder-Denver Metro Area to work as an Artist’s Model?  Artists regularly employ models of all body colors, genders, ages, shapes and sizes for portraits and for nude, draped, costumed & clothed figure modeling.

 

This workshop is an introduction to Fine Arts Modeling. 

Presenter, Ellen Allen, a Boulder artist and Founder of Art of Modeling, will cover terminology, types of modeling, what kind of venues and artists to expect, types of poses, sets & props, how to prepare beforehand, what to bring, etiquette for models & artists, pro tips and more.  

 

Also included will be a mini modeling demonstration by a seasoned professional figure model, the opportunity to try clothed posing out for yourself, and time for questions.

 

Take home supplementary handouts and a free gift for your future model bag.  Upon completion you will be well-informed and prepared to begin fine arts modeling.

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Must be age 18 to attend. 

Pre-Registration is required.

 

REGISTER HERE    for Oct. 9th, 2019  Workshop.

Filling a gap in our thriving arts community, Art of Modeling provides:

  • Fine arts model booking services

  • Fine Arts model training workshops

  • Quarterly figure drawing marathons

  • Bi-annual art gallery exhibitions/sales opportunities

  • An unofficial association of fine arts models in the Boulder/Denver Area

Art of Modeling was founded in January 2019 by Ellen Allen, an award-winning artist with a formal arts training from Pratt Institute in NY, NY.  Ellen was a sought after professional fine arts model in the San Francisco Bay/Central Coast area whose experiences in both the roles of an artist and of a fine arts model lend her a unique perspective from which to serve and to set an example of best practices in fine arts model training. 

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Art of Modeling is exceedingly proud to partner with the Boulder County Arts Alliance to put on our first "Strike a Pose: Become a Fine Arts Model" workshop on Wednesday April 3rd from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, during Boulder Arts Week 2019!  

FIGURE MODELING WORKSHOP

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Unanimously positive testimonials from the first workshop-

  • “so helpful”

  • “very informative”

  • “it showed me what the job entailed”

  • “eye opening and thoroughly enjoyable!”

  • “helpful in presenting standards of practice and insight into the art modeling field”

  • "You did a very good job and time flew by quickly"

  • "It was fun!"

  • "valuable"