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You can do hundreds of sketches, but it'll never prepare you for painting on a supermodel. There's no rehearsing, nothing faked, and you only get… Read More
You can do hundreds of sketches, but it'll never prepare you for painting on a supermodel. There's no rehearsing, nothing faked, and you only get one shot (except for the unfortunate subsequent Photoshop tweaking). That being said, I did practice. I did hundreds of sketches; I rehearsed on four different models, including a lingerie model and my very patient wife. I also spent hundreds of dollars on makeup and body paint, and became an expert on the subject. But even this did not make the act any less nerve-racking or my hand any less jittery. The model, Bar Refaeli, was a consummate pro. She ignored me completely. I have the greatest job in the world. Sometimes. Photo credit: James White Read Less
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