Chatting with a friend in the pub last night, he told me again that he wanted to pose for me. He’d told me this last week too, but I thought it was the late night beer talking. He’s never posed for an artist before and is both thrilled and scared at the same time (always a potent mix for erotica!!). He said that his life is mundane, and the chance of me drawing him lifts his life out of the mundane. I was touched and appreciated his candour, and obvious delight at our forthcoming painting session. He says he’ll be guided by me, for what pose I’ll put him in, and is perfectly happy for me to publish the end result on my website and blog. That’s nice, that he puts so much trust in me, and will be happy with the outcome, before even seeing it (although he’s viewed my erotic art on my website and is impressed with it, so he knows how I paint). I’m looking forward to doing it with him. There aren’t many jobs in the world, where people are happy to take their clothes off for you! There’s something of the extrovert in people who can do it. I’m happy to give them the chance.
I’m wondering this week why most of my recent interesting and in-depth erotic conversations are with straight guys and bi-sexual women. There must be a reason for this. Is it that straight women just don’t talk about erotica – with me at least – or is it that only straight men and bi women are interested and open about it?
Now, I’ve got to get some landscapes painted – how vanilla! – and not half as interesting as erotic art.