That is Priceless by Steve Melcher

That is Priceless

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  1. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    They sure did like painting men’s torsos way back when.

  2. Number Six

    Number Six said, 12 months ago

    He’s been commissioned to sketch a portrait of Medusa.

  3. scrabblefiend

    scrabblefiend said, 12 months ago


    At least he has more clothes on than some women in paintings.

  4. orinoco womble

    orinoco womble said, 12 months ago


    This guy’s wearing one of those new “low rise” robes…

  5. Texas_Rose90

    Texas_Rose90 said, 12 months ago


    They did that so that you could ascertain whether the subject was a man or a woman.


    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Draws free hand without peeking..

  7. PoodleGroomer

    PoodleGroomer said, 12 months ago

    He’s looking for inspiration for his SAT written exam.

  8. TheTruthHurts

    TheTruthHurts said, 12 months ago

    Self-portraits are Narcisist’ specialty !

  9. TheTruthHurts

    TheTruthHurts said, 12 months ago

    Narcissus’ (oops)

  10. Linguist

    Linguist said, 12 months ago

    The artist is about to accidentally, severely, and painfully injure his manhood with the sharp corner of his drawing board.

  11. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 12 months ago


    You should see what the tattoo artists do to men’s chests nowadays… ON their chests.

  12. Fuddy Duddy

    Fuddy Duddy said, 12 months ago

    Hugh Jackman before he landed the role of Wolverine. Money was tight, so he took gigs doing caricatures at bachelorette parties.

  13. Puddlesplatt McLearn

    Puddlesplatt McLearn said, 12 months ago


    with or without the drawers!

  14. jmcx4

    jmcx4 said, 12 months ago

    @Fuddy Duddy

    I thought of Jackman, too.

    Need to work on those triceps, Jack. Mix in a few dips….

  15. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Enlarged image can be found here, or at Mr. Melcher’s blog entry.

    Academic Study of a Male Torso is shown, with a different coloration image, by its current-location (Google translated, first image at bottom of page).

    The artist also painted Study of a Male Nude, found here (Bing translated, click-to-enlarge image), and Male Torso, found here (Google translated painting page, enlarged image). The artist’s Wikipedia page and collection (many more under Subcategories at each level).

    Tenth, of the 11 works, by this artist/teacher, that have, so far, appeared in Mr. Melcher’s blog, to also appear here.

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