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by Boethius
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Greetings from Australia

Hi Peter, Thank you for the warm welcome. It occurred to me too that muscle control is probably a good thing to focus on at the moment with governments putting cities in lock down. I am from Perth and as you probably know is rather a quite beautiful and relaxed place here. Aside from the economic ef...
by Boethius
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Modern Body Building and Academic Art Poses
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: Modern Body Building and Academic Art Poses

I along with Dr Alan Radley wrote a hardback book some years ago, called Muscle Art and Inspirations, it used to be available on Amazon, Alan may also have copies to sell, you would have to find him on the web. Basically it agrees with you, the real aesthetics went out of the bodybuilding game when...
by Boethius
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Greetings from Australia

Greetings, I am from Australia have background in fine art from university and became interested in strength training and body building as a result of figure drawing. I've Lurking for a month or two reading about different systems and finally thought I should sign up. The HOPC community seemed to be...
by Boethius
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Modern Body Building and Academic Art Poses
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Modern Body Building and Academic Art Poses

I have a background in Fine Art and am just getting to strength training. However I always found it a little shocking to see the exaggerated physiques and ungraceful poses of modern body building compared to the practitioners of physical culture of the late 19th and early 20th century. The goal of E...