Tim Yates is something of a legend in the arts community specifically for his work in the portrait and fitness arena. His work in the fitness arena is considered a revelation and he has become a much sought-after artist for capturing moments.
With a client portfolio of fitness models and more, his work is taking a new slant on the portrait world and empowering the fitness industry with his ability to capture the human body at its peak from a single image or sitting, he has created some stunning artwork and garnered the respect of the fitness industry.
The idea of capturing the physical perfection of a fitness model at his peak is not new, portraiture has been used for centuries to catch a moment and used to showcase a person in a moment be it staged or later from an image. What Tim does is focus on a specific market and he has savvily built a reputation for his work, from a pencil sketch to acrylic on canvas, there is something effortless and singularly distinct about his style that makes it easy to see why his work has become so popular.
Fitness models and gym fans have gravitated to his work for the simple reason that its an empowerment, having spent time, energy and resources to build their body they want to document it in a manner that is permanent and can add to their life, placing it on the walls of their home as a reminder of how far they have come.
Everyone has their reason and no matter what it is, Tim Yates just captures the essence of the subject and lets them express something important about their own life and personality with art.
To learn more or commision a piece then see the Tim Lee Yates Website.