ATLANTA -- Traditional art instruction, even in the Impressionist style, taught that a nude figure study
or sketch was the first step in the development of a painting. These studies, in pencil, chalk or
charcoal, allowed the artist to accurately represent the human form in size, shape and volume before
In a reverse of that traditional process, these portraits of Ginger began as conventional color
photographs. Through creative digital de-evolution they were reduced to sketches of the original figure
"These portraits, even though they are basic black-and-white images, reflect the powerful character
and style of the model," Allio said. "In many ways, these figure studies are stronger than the
Ginger Lewis is a professional nude figure model. She works in Macon, Georgia, where she resides with
her husband and two children.
Allio was born in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. He is a graduate of the
University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Communications and Visual Arts.
His nude fine artworks have been exhibited worldwide.