Last week was the culmination of an idea I had. I had wanted to recreate, with a live model, some Greco/Roman statues and friezes. It went from an idea, to a concept.
Then came the planning stages. I researched, went to the library, scoured the internet for imagery of statues, both marble and bronze, friezes and pottery. I also borrowed some items from a local historical re-creationist group.
With those in hand, it was time to go in search of a model. I wanted someone who was physically fit, well defined musculature, but not bulky. And as subject matter would require a nude model, he would have to be experienced. I wasn’t after frontal nudity, as I didn’t want giggles and titillation. I wanted physique.
The perfect model for my project was found. After discussing what I wante…