Our bodies are beautiful. All of them. Most of us will only find certain body types attractive, which is absolutely acceptable. So long as we understand that our personal tastes in no way define what should or shouldn't be considered universally attractive. I don't believe any of us need to justify our desires, but we do need to remind ourselves that our desires are no more valid than anyone else's, and that the idea of a universal beauty is a dangerous thing to believe in. Even if everyone in the world voted 100% honestly, and a majority became clear, it would still mean nothing.
I realize most of my artwork propagates the so-called ideal female, but I assure you it is entirely sincere to me and me alone. As I've made clear in the past, I make no apologies for what I find attractive, and I refuse to take responsibility for anyone else's self esteem. I admit I often lack empathy for the weak hearted, but by no means do I ever want to purposely make anyone feel ugly or hurt anyone's feelings. Both my gallery and my favorites collection showcase what I like personally, and does NOT represent what I believe every woman should strive to be.
A lot of the women I paint have augmented breasts. It may seem hypocritical, so after everything else I've said, I feel a need to touch on it. I support breast implants. Not because I believe it makes a woman look better, but because I'm a very pro-choice person in every regard, and I respect that it makes some women feel better.. While I wish no woman felt a need to augment her body to feel sexier, I still respect her choice to do so regardless of her reason, and I won't pretend I don't find the result every bit as sexy as natural or small breasts.
The artist in me is all over personal expression, and as far as I'm concerned, augmenting the size of one's breasts falls directly into that category. Right along with tattoos, body piercings, or any other type of cosmetic modification. When a woman feels good about her body, she's going to feel good about herself. When she feels that good about herself, it's difficult to ignore her confidence, and it's a lot easier to fall under her spell.. In essence, it's not the breasts making her attractive. It's the way she carries herself due to how she feels about having them.. So why do I perpetuate something I don't feel is necessary? I simply like the way the exaggeration translates in drawn art. Makes it larger than life.. so to speak
Be proud of who you are and how you look. Whether it's natural or you've modified the body you were given. Find a way to love yourself, and be just as happy for those who are happy with themselves. Support each other.
YOU decide whether you're beautiful or not. No one else has the ability to label you. They won't all see what you see, but that's okay, because we're all into different things, and it doesn't change a thing about you.