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Poses are photographed in rotation at high resolution

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The animated image shows how a pose can be zoomed-in and rotated for portrait and detail views. You can see any part of the figure close-up from multiple angles.

Where to start:


Create A Login and download 2 free full size poses from your Pose Library. Then explore the Pose Tool for additional models in thousands of poses (Pose Credits are easy to use and give a discount when buying individual poses). Collections of poses—at a substantial discount—can be found on the Sessions, Companion Disks, and Ebook Downloads pages.

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Policy for Use of the Photos.


The photos may be used as a reference for creating traditional art which may then be sold. For example, a drawing, painting, or sculpture is permissible under these guidelines, whereas a work which uses the actual photos—such as a collage—would be prohibited. The photos may be used for games, videos, and digital art if first manipulated in a substantive way, for example, as the basis for a wireframe mesh, skin, or texture. However, they may not, in whole or in part, be resold, repackaged and sold, nor given away.
If you would like to use our photos as part of a product, class, or other offering, please contact us and provide as much detail about your project as you can. We license photos on a case-by-case basis.

About the Pose Tool


ThePose Tool is a free, easy to use, interactive search tool that helps you find just the right pose. Without buying anything, you can use it for pose ideas, instructing models, planning compositions, practice, and inspiration. When you are ready to create finished works of art (our ultimate goal for this website), you can download the complete 24 views at full resolution starting at just $4.00 (17¢ per photo).
These are the most recently edited photos available in the Pose Tool:

Features

Downloads give you immediate access to complete pose collections. Individual poses can be purchased through the Pose Tool one at a time or at a discount using Credits. If you purchase credits, simply log in, then click the Buy Now Button above any pose you want in the Pose Tool.
We are actively developing new features for posespace.com and hope to offer much more in the future. Your thoughts and ideas for improvements or new features always welcome! Please Contact Us.

A diversity of models pose for the Art Models project

Jenni posing with Art Models 2 and 4 Jenni is a model from the Czech Republic. When she was in the U.S. she contacted us to become part of the Art Models project. Her photos can be seen in the Pose Tool. It amazes us that artists and models around the world have heard about the Art Models mission (providing access to quality reference photos of the human figure) and want to take part. We were showing Jenni Art Models 2 and 4 and she held them up for a pose. You can find Jenni poses in the Pose Tool and the Session Downloads page.

 

Becca, Larger Than Life.


A quick snap-shot showing Becca standing next to her photo from a previous shoot. We're using a PlayStation 3 connected to a 60" high-def TV to view her photos at larger-than-life size. You could do the same with the photos on any of our Direct Downloads, Sessions, or Companion Disks. If you don't have a Playstation, you could connect a computer to a TV. Some DVD players will let you show photos from a disk. In a classroom or meeting, you could use a projector for an even larger view.

 

Jesse modeling one of the figures from The Burghers of Calais

 

In preparing Art Models 2 to be reprinted (we sold out of the first print run), I was reminded of this photo by Dan. Sometimes the younger models get all the attention but Dan did a great job of capturing the expression of a wounded and dying combatant and we thought it deserved to be featured.

Videos

Why does it take us so long to post photos after a photo session? This video gives some idea. We do this for every one of the 24 photos in a pose.

We tried creating a few videos to demonstrate how to do various tasks at posespace.com. Should we post more? Let us know

Video: Download and View


Related FAQ This first video goes through the process of downloading a pose, extracting it to a folder, and viewing the pose in various ways. We hope this will give a good overall feel for the process. This was done on Windows XP using Internet Explorer. No special software is used, everything required is built-in to XP. This is video only (no audio) in Windows Media Player format, about 9 MB. Time: 2:50 .

Video: Buying a Companion Disk


A quick movie that shows the steps for buying a Companion Disk up to the beginning of the checkout process.

Announcements

New Art Models iPad app Available!


We've created an app for iPad to make it easier (we hope) to access and view the Art Models photos when using an iPad. Try it here.
  • Search the entire catalog of Art Models poses anywhere you have an internet connection.
  • Keep track of your favorites.
  • Download and view complete poses from your library right on your iPad.
  • Zoom and pan the high-res photos.
  • Add poses to your library using Pose Credits.
  • Unclothed poses are hidden by default as a parental control. Log in using your existing website username to show them.
  • Once viewed, photos are cached for fast viewing without re-downloading.
It is version 1.1, so it may have a few bugs, but please give it a try and let us know what you think by replying to this email.

New Video Study Available


This is a set of Yoga based poses. In addition to our usual 360-degree rotations, we did videos of sequences of motions from overhead looking down and from the floor looking straight on. Ginger is not a yoga professional, so it's not meant to be a set of teaching videos, but rather a series of reference shots of the body in yoga postures. Many of these were taken with an older video camera, so the quality could be better. See the previews at the Video Session Downloads page. 4/21/2014

New Vaunt Session Available


More Vaunt! The second half of Vaunt's second session is a bit odd. We were experimenting during this shoot and the results include poses that some people may find to be of questionable artistic merit. We were hoping they would be an interesting subject matter without being provocative. Not sure it came out that way. The corset is a classic 19th and 20th century prop. The postures though, which were taken from some recent burlesque references, may be a bit odd. Take a look for yourself at the Session Downloads page. 3/31/2013

New! Models Magazine for iPad


Models Magazine, published by MAGetc, is a monthly magazine with a selection of poses to view on your iPad. MAGetc chose to use Art Models poses for their first issue with models such as Jenni, Thea, and Valentine. Get the app in the iTunes store. We're really pleased that Apple was open-minded in accepting an app with a collection of nudes. Please check it out and let us know what you think!. 3/14/2013

New Vaunt Session Available


More Vaunt! The first half of Vaunt's second session is a mix. It starts with some technical poses that show the body in some primary postures and moves on to a variety of artistic poses. Some poses use cloth for texture and some do not. You can see the mix at the Session Downloads page. 3/7/2013

New Adhira Session Available


The second half of Adhira's first session is now available as a download. This session has a bit of set dressing, with chair, table, props and other ordinary items. Adhira's a very beautiful woman with a natrual figure, which makes her a great addition to the project. See her poses at the Session Downloads page. 2/26/2013

New Rebecca Session Available


The second half of Rebecca's first session is now available as a download. In this session, Rebecca has a figure more typical of your average person. In her second session--the one with Anastasia--she is more model-thin. Session Downloads page. 1/14/2013

An interesing project for fans of the Figurative Arts and Life Drawing, now with their own channel on YouTube. TheGreatNude.tv is a subscription-based magazine featuring Artists who work with The Nude. With their exhibition and event reviews, interviews with collectors and galleries, and a tutorial series called SKETCH SESSIONS, they have an entertaining arts program.
TheGreatNude.tv has released over 50 videos to the public through their YouTube Channel and has over 10,000 subscribers. They plan to offer Pay-Per-View videos in 2014. Check them out and let us know what you think.

New AvaM Session Available


The second half of Avam's first session is now available as a download. These are mostly the sitting, crouching, kneeling, reclining poses. A few of them are revealing in rotation (e.g. 054, 058) and some have closeups of the pubic area (031, 052), so please avoid this one if you might find that offensive. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 12/3/2013

New Video Study Available


Our very first available Video Session with the new camera is now ready for download at a very low price for a limited time. It is called Irinav Video 002. You can see a sample low-res clip below and on the Video Sessions page. We would like to know what people think of the video and any suggestions for improvement. Please give it a try and let us know what you think. Thanks! Video Session Downloads page. 10/18/2013

New Ayame Sessions Available!


All 4 parts of Ayame's shoot are now available as downloads. Ayame is from Japan and we were very fortunate that she volunteered to model for us while visiting the U.S.! Not knowing when she would be back, we did a long shoot with over 80 poses in a variety of styles and 2 sets of lighting--softbox and spotlight. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 10/19/2013

Our latest experiment in video shows the body in motion doing ordinary things. We chose dressing because is an everyday activity that involves a lot of twisting, bending, detailed hand positions, and other interesting motions. The motions are repeated front, back, and side. Please tell us what you think! Should we make the high resolution version available for purchase? At what price?
Low Resolution Sample:

This is a very compressed sample at just 240 pixels high. The actual video was shot in 1080p HD at 60 frames per second, allowing for detailed and clear pauses.

New JohnV Sessions Available


The 2nd and 3rd parts of JohnV's shoot are now available as downloads. JohnV has a well-balanced muscular build—without being overdone. In these sessions Johnv demonstrates some sitting and reclining poses. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 10/08/2013

Should we add Video?

After nearly a decade of doing still photos, we are wondering if we should add video to the resources we provide for artists. Tell us what you think!

New IrinaV Session 5A Available


Both halves of IrinaV's fifth session are now available. 5B features all non-nude poses and 5A, while nude, adds touches of fabric and jewelry. Many of the poses show IrinaV in motion or doing free-form posing and are not full rotations. You can click the Show All Angles link in the previews for details. Adding costumes is something new, bringing in some different colors, textures, and fabric folds for study. Please let us know what you think of these changes from the usual Art Models photo shoot.
You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 9/13/2013

New Adhira Session Available


The first half of Adhira's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 9/9/2013

Art Models 8 Hardcover with Disk NOW in stores!


174 all new figure studies by 55 different models make this the largest Art Models book to date! Over the years, suggestions and comments have poured in from working artists around the world. With those ideas in mind, we dove into our collection of thousands of poses and spent over a year photographing all new material to create Art Models 8, a huge collection we hoped would be practical for the working artist. Now the completed hardcover book with its comprehensive Companion Disk is finally available in bookstores. With that milestone, we would like to extend a big thank you to all of the models who participated and all the artists who offered suggestions over the years.

  • Art Models 8 is in many bookstores, if you don't see it you can ask your local bookstore to order a copy. The ISBN is 9781936801237. Of course, you can also find it online, our book page has links.
  • The eBook (without the companion photos) is also in the iTunes store, Kindle, and for Nook.
  • The Companion Disk, which has all the high resolution photos--over 4,500 of them--can be found online or ordered by bookstores (ISBN 9781936801244). You can see all of the poses from the book on the Companion Disk page.

If you have any interest in the human form or are looking for a figure reference that will help you create artwork without spending a fortune on modeling fees, we think you will find Art Models 8 to be a genuinely useful addition to your library. Please take a look. Thank you! 9/1/2013

New AnaRebecca Session Available


The first half of AnaRebecca's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 8/15/2013

New AvaM Session Available


The first half of Avam's first session is now available as a download. We usually avoid tattoos. But in the interest of variety and for all those people who are fans, we occasionally work with tattooed models; especially a model like AvaM who is not only beautiful but also has a different and interesting figure. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 8/8/2013

New Rebecca Session Available


The first half of Rebecca's first session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/30/2013

New Lola Session Available


A customer asked us to post the Lola session as a download and here it is. Lola did a lot of action poses without full rotations, but she also did some more traditional poses. Her thinness makes the bone structure more obvious than on most models. Note: it also makes some of these poses more revealing in rotation. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/18/2013

New IrinaV Session 4 Available


Someone asked about the IrinaV sessions and we noticed that shoot 4 was never made available. If you see something missing, please ask, we probably forgot. Shoot 4 is unusual. We typically plan shoots, but in this case we let the model come up with poses spontaneously. The result is actions not photographed in rotation.
Caution: because of the kicks and splits, many of these can be especially revealing (e.g. 402, 403, 404). You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/12/2013

New Markf Session Available


This is an unusual session. It has a mix of standard rotations—showing 24-views per pose—and action poses that show a motion, all done by one our most muscular models. Great for superhero reference. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 7/11/2013

New Poses from IrinaV Available


IrinaV came back to the studio of a new shoot. We are posting those poses for download, starting with some clothed poses. Adding costumes is something new for us. We are also adding a bit of set-dressing to achieve different colors, textures, and fabric folds for study. Please let us know if you like that new direction! See zoom views and all the angles at the Pose Tool page. 6/15/2013

New JohnV Session Available


The first third of JohnV's shoot is now available as a download. JohnV has a well-balanced muscular build—without being overdone—that adds interest to some already dynamic standing poses. You can see the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 5/23/2013

New PepperK Session Available


The second half of PepperK's shoot is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 5/6/2013

We've created a Facebook Page for Art Models.


If you use Facebook, please take a look and Like the Page (if you like the page).

New PepperK Session Available


The first half of PepperK's shoot is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 4/25/2013

Art Models 8 Companion Disk Download Available

The Art Models 8 Companion Disk is now available for download. It is subtitle Practical Poses, which we try to explain this way:
Customers asked for more “practical” poses and described them as thoughtful or introspective; passionate and emotionally themed; portraits and close-ups; more relaxed everyday positions; and a range of body types and ethnicities, all in a modest style.
We know people will disagree with the pose choices, as each person's definition of practical is going to be unique to him or her. But we tried.
Art Models 8 has 174 distinct poses, 55 different models, and over 4500 photos. If purchased individually from the Pose Tool, 174 poses would cost $1,042.26 but the Companion Disk Download is just $24.99. It's a bit ridiculous; we really should charge a lot more for it. Part of our mission has always been to make high quality reference photos available at a very affordable price. This is an extreme example of us carrying out that mission. You can see all the included poses at the link above.
If you buy the download (it's big so please have a high speed connection before ordering), please read the included e-book (in PDF format) and let us know if you find anything to correct or have suggestions for improvements. As of early April, there is still time to make changes.
The physical disk will be available in several weeks. The print book will be available from all major book retailers in September.
4/3/2013

New Becca Session Available


Becca's latest session is now available as a download. You can see all the poses with links to larger views and thumbnails of all the angles on the Session Downloads page. 2/18/2013

New Model Ayame


We strive to provide variety in the models we photograph so we jumped at the chance to work with Ayame who was born and raised in Japan. We mostly work with models who have some family history from other parts of the world, like Korea, Polynesia, Eastern Europe, or Africa (to name a few), but who grew up and live in the U.S. It was especially nice, then, to photograph a person who grew up in the nation of their heritage and has the mannerisms and customs of that country. Many of Ayame's poses were chosen by her to illustrate either modern or historical Japanese activities (such as playing a Japanese board game) and several use authentic props.
Ayame is not only a beautiful and talented model, she is also a wonderful person and it was a true privilege to meet and collaborate with her. You can see her poses as we finish them in the Pose Tool. 2/7/2013

New Model JohnV


We did a mix of poses with JohnV including some dynamic poses that take advantage of his muscular figure as well as casual everyday activities and some classically inspired postures. Our intention is that some will be useful for traditional artists, others for illustrators, and yet others for other types of art like comic books or digital modeling. You can see the poses as we finish them in the Pose Tool. 1/3/2013

 
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