Top Ten Photos That Inspired the Pinup

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It’s pretty funny to think that pinup cartoons used to be seen as erotic material that you might utilize for a jerk-off sesh. That’s until you found out how hot the women were that inspired such illustrations. Here are top ten side-by-side examples of the photographs that inspired the pinup drawings.

10. Illustrator Gil Elvgren made an entire career of making reality into fantasy in his pinups:

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9. However- it is safe to say that he did manage to incorporate a lot of the similarities of his models in his emulations: 

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8. He would have them mimic the situations that would otherwise be difficult to free-hand. Like swinging;

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7. And sliding down a slide (’cause grown women do all of these things regularly):

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6. Then he’d add on his own quirks to the painting to make it unique and playful:

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5. If there is one quality of the photographs that remains consistent, it’s that all of the models in the shoot seemed to be having a ball;

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4. I’d be having fun too if I were doing a shoot that involved roasting damn marshmallows:

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2. Or dressing up in safari gear:

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2. And pretending I don’t give a shit about the number on a scale:

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1. ‘Cause when you know millions of guys are going to want your ass even in cartoon form- it’s impossible to get bored:

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