Real life pin-up models posing for the artist (10 photos)

  • etcrr

    very cool vintage post chive thanks

  • ATouchofInsanity

    The reason why the models were later painted was because back in this era looking at a real-life photograph of a woman in her undies was considered porn. But a painting of the same woman in the same undies was considered art, which was more acceptable than having porn.

    • Bobo

      Meant to give you a thumbs up, gorilla fingers+iPhone= fail…

  • Prozac

    Photoshop of the fifties! Love it.

  • Oddie Monsta

    Nice to see we’ve been augmenting women’s photos even back then

  • Noegod

    Gil Elvgren is good but his work is way too commercially recognized now. Let’s see a Alberto Vargas or George Petty post. Maxine Stevens also had amazing work.

  • Dickle

    This dude kind of invented photoshop……..Kinda

  • @danieljillm

    #2 What's with the bra?

  • yoselahonda

    Dude, your great grandma is hot…was…is…er.

  • Ceebs

    Even pre-photoshop, the artist was

  • Ceebs

    Even pre-photoshop, the artist was perfecting flaws and making the girls look skinnier.

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