While many of us feel awkward undressing in front of our cat, let alone a room full of strangers wielding pencils and brushes, there are hardworking life models across the capital doing just that on a daily basis. We spoke to some of London's most in-demand posers about the agony and ecstasy of their unique job. Andrew — a veteran model of 17 years — says, "I enjoy the feedback you get from artists, and the excited, focused looks of concentration on their faces when you are doing really dynamic poses". Tiziana — who moved to London from Italy three years ago — says, "It is very demanding on the body.
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Being a life model is a lot of work and indeed requires a few essential skills that not everyone possesses. You might be modelling for a dozen to fifty artists wanting to produce a portrait, a sculpture, or a painting of your nudity in order to represent the human form and anatomy.
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