"Like the nude, these also are anatomically functional, giving the appearance of being able to change position. In most classically realistic figure paintings what matters are the head and hands. Ask yourself the question, 'can this figure stand on her feet, is there a ribcage underneath the gown, can she change her position?' Take the pose yourself. The potential for movement brings a dimension to figure painting and sculpture that is waiting to be explored. For further information, see Bio-Resume, blogs and You-Tube."