Big is beau­ti­ful

ImagineFX - - Pin-up art -

Les Toil’s love for big women has at­tracted fans who want him to turn their fan­tasy pin-up dreams into re­al­ity “What in­spires me is the pos­i­tive feed­back I re­ceive from the clients that hire me to turn them into pin-up queens,” says Les, who’s been paint­ing larger-sized pin-ups since the late 90s. “Many of the women who ap­proach me lead a life that aren’t glam­orous, and these works of art en­able them to vi­car­i­ously live out a dream or fan­tasy. “See­ing them­selves in the form of an em­pow­ered space princess or a myth­i­cal god­dess of­ten in­stils a stronger sense of self-worth for those that may have felt marginalised by a size-ob­sessed so­ci­ety. Re­ceiv­ing that type of pos­i­tive feed­back is ful­fill­ing. I think most artists would like to know some­one is view­ing their cre­ations as some­thing to be ad­mired and val­ued be­yond its sur­face aes­thet­ics.”

tracey “My ob­jec­tive is to cre­ate an im­age that re­flects the client’s per­son­al­ity and in­ter­ests,” says Les Toil. keep on Truckin’ “I’m ap­proached by women to give them the ve­hi­cle to be the sub­ject of their own fan­tasies,” says Les.

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