Persuasive Pin-Up

  Jessica Dougherty

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Jessica Dougherty is a southern girl from Baton Rouge, Louisiana no matter where she’s actually living at the moment.  Another fan of Gil Elvgren  she’s looking for that little laugh along with the soft and sultry women she paints. Jessica paints “real” women who you’d meet on the street and searches out models who have personality and “own” their sexuality proudly.

I’m not badI’m just drawn that way.” – Jessica Rabbit

There’s something special about pin-up art. They’re idealized images that are erotic without being graphic. A pin-up is a throwback to a simpler time when a bit of art could be a motivator and not just another X rated click. Arguably pin-ups objectify women but it’s just as true that it’s an art form embraced by modern women who feel empowered by Bad Girl Art. Rockabilly chic, Suicide Girls, Dita Von Teese; The pin-up is out there and alive in performances, photography, fashion music and tattoos

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