This "Plastic bodies" series focuses on how commercialism distorts people's perception of the way they look. The artist Sheila Pree Bright says "As a result (of our image focused society), the female body becomes a replica of a doll, and the essence of natural beauty in popular American culture is replaced by fantasy. This body of work addresses the loss of personal identity many women experience, specifically women of color."
Great BUST article about the backlash that happened when Katie Halchishick posted this photo on facebook placing Victoria's Secret models next to those from the Dove real beauty campaign. Check out the link to her video in response! http://www.healthyisthenewskinny.com/blog2/hns-launches-the-bold-love-campaign-read-the-press-release-here/
Today's Drawing Class 101: Female Anatomy | Today’s practice is devoted to body variation. A plethora of well-written essays exist examining the lack of variety in body types in comics, especially concerning female characters. I have noticed that a great many artists tend to develop a personal ideal body type, and use this for all the women they draw.
Sculpt, tone and tighten your whole core at home with this high-intensity workout for women. Improve your cardiovascular endurance, speed up your metabolism and blast belly fat in less than 30 minutes! http://www.spotebi.com/workout-routines/high-intensity-core-workout/