Edith Flores
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Edith Flores replied to ben necochea's discussion ACT3 - Final
"I regret about 75% of this......it was a good try."
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"Name: Edith FloresCareer Plans (general plan for the future) : I plan to become an animator and I'm also thinking of one day directing my own animated movies.Schools Applied to: Cal State Fullerton & Cal ArtsSchools Accepted to: None…"
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"Authentic- Old,Grand,Wooden Piano I chose the authentic style for music because the design of the shoe helps separate the "keys" from the "framework" giving it the image of an antique piano. I chose to use a piano to represent…"
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c/o 2013

Hey, my name is Edith Flores and I love to draw. The reason why I joined ACT is because I want to become an animator and makes shows and movies. I specialize in drawing people but i've focused my interests in anime.......I luv complicated plots so if i ever get to make movies it'll take you a while to understand it XD

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At 10:39pm on September 30, 2011, NahG said…

| The kind of animations that I study, take notes! XD 

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At 10:37pm on September 30, 2011, NahG said…
At 6:08pm on February 1, 2011, Gabriella Galindo said…

OMG! Edith I LOVE your pictures!!!!!!!!!!! Soo amazing! I love the tiger picture! Great job teach meh! lol ^ ^

 

 

LOVE , gabby ^ ^

At 1:49pm on November 10, 2010, Viridiana Eloisa Gonzalez ♥☺✌✞ said…
ur an artistica.:)
At 1:49pm on November 10, 2010, Viridiana Eloisa Gonzalez ♥☺✌✞ said…
ur an artista.:D
At 11:24am on August 30, 2010, Elisa "Violet" Flores said…
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At 12:52pm on August 27, 2010, Elisa "Violet" Flores said…
haha i found u
 
 
 

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"Vessels": Self-Portrait

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I'd previously shot a couple of artistic nudes in the past and they weren't too big of a deal to me because they were just topless and never sexually explicit (same case with this photo). I've always taken risks for the sake of art, but I guess I never took such a risk of nudity with my own body being for a few things:

1) My professional and personal life outside of my photography work (helloooo background checks, lol).
2) My own self-esteem issues.
3) My Asian family and their modest ways
4) I'd always been in a relationship, so public nudity was sort of a no-no thing.

I've always shot self-portraits with no clothes on for the reason being I feel that clothes are too distracting. I am not a model. Shooting myself is serious business. Being the model and the artist at the same time makes me see the overall photo with high standards-- creating a striking piece while at the same time creating a photo I feel flatters me (because let's face it, who likes an ugly photo of themself?). This time around, I shot this photo and expected to crop out the chest area as I always do, but this time I thought differently.

I cropped really close in. I censored my nipples. Those ruined the overall feel of the image. I posted a SFW outtake of this photo set instead. Then I even thought to just keep it for myself and never show anyone, but then I thought, "why? This is a pretty cool photo and I would love to share it with people." The only touchy subject here in reality is just my own courage and whether or not -I- feel comfortable with sharing this on the Internet. So, why not.

SFW outtake I took. Although I love this one also, I feel the nude one was striking on its own.
I admit there is an underlying fear for my professional and personal life outside of photography-- if my peers and coworkers ever saw this image of me it would probably seem a bit awkward knowing they've seen my breasts. My family (especially my parents) would not be happy with this photo. But I honestly in no way perceive this photo as lewd or raunchy or the least bit sexual.

Let's stress that: nudity does not have to be sexual.

Most of my favorite images are nudes, and my reasoning is that sometimes in photos, raw emotion can be gilded by the burden of clothes. Clothes are armor. When you strip that, all you see is, well, human emotion.

Raw. Human. Emotion. Vulnerability.

That's what artistic nudity is. And this image is no different.

And anyway, nudity has been in art for ages. Who's brilliant idea was it to throw potato sacks on our bodies and deem our bodies as sinful images? We are human, our bodies are human. Why would you cover that up? For decency's sake? Who ever rose up to the platform and made that decision for us and take away our freedom to bare our skin? Why should we be ashamed of our skin?

I think my own personal learning experience from this is to learn to not regret that I've posted this on the Internet, and be proud of it. Not proud of showing my breasts to the world, but proud that I can perceive this image and my own body as a work of art. Because that's what it is. The human body is nothing to be ashamed of.

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