Drawing People Whole:The Artist-Model Relationship

Western art typically distinguishes between portraiture and figure drawing. The model-artist relationship would benefit greatly – for justice, for purity, for respect, for human understanding, for common sense, and for better art – by being brought closer to the artist-sitter relationship, or better, by being fundamentally a human relationship which has production of art work together as part of its goal.

Blond Girl by Lucien FreudThere are three basic expressions used in schools for a particular kind of artwork.