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  • December schedule!

    LIVE online events coming up in December (all in eastern time):

    Queer Creative Coworking is a registration-only event held on Zoom via Eventbrite
    Burrow Buddies is a member-only (including FREE, not-on-patreon members!) event held on Discord video/voice chat (VC)
    Click the name of the event(s) for all the info about them!

    Patreon members get FREE tickets to all of these events! Click here to become a member today


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    📆 participate in my online + in person events
    🤝 book a one on one session with me
    https://bunnyluna.com/memberships💲 buy me a smoothie via cashapp
    💰 buy me lunch via venmo

    ✨ THANK YOU MEMBERS FOR MAKING THIS POSSIBLE!!! ✨
  • Why I enjoy modeling nude for figure drawing groups + classes

    Why I enjoy modeling nude for figure drawing groups + classes:

    • I get to be naked in a non-sexual setting
    • I am encouraged to be creative
    • It’s a challenge for my body + mind (sitting still for 20 minutes at a time is hard but also rewarding!)
    • I get to meet + build connections with local artists
    • I have the opportunity to see how people perceive me based on their drawings/paintings
    • I get to set my own schedule

     

    Virtual Live Training on Zoom

    We will cover:

    • practical considerations
    • important safety information
    • how to prepare for a figure modeling session
    • how to pose
    • interaction with artists
    • how to find figure drawing groups/classes
    • how to book figure drawing gigs

    Tickets are sliding scale $5 – $44

    Recording and slideshow will be sent to everyone who registers, so you don’t even have to be there live!

    I want to learn! Sign me up!

  • Hang out + play games with me!

    Starting in November, I’m hosting (almost) weekly Burrow Buddies events on Discord!

    Burrow Buddies will be (most) Wednesdays from 6-7pm EST. Burrow Buddies are chill, casual group video/voice chat events where we hang out, talk, play games and watch videos together!

    November Burrow Buddies schedule (so far):

    November 2nd
    November 9th
    November 23rd

    What’s Discord?

    I left social media a year ago and I’ve needed a way to stay in touch with people that was casual, less stress, and more fun. I joined Discord back in 2017 or 2018 but couldn’t really figure it out so I forgot about it until this January when a friend reintroduced me to it.

    If you’ve never been on Discord, it’s kind of like a bunch of organized chat rooms, except way better.

    On Discord you can:

    -DM people privately
    -create group DMs
    -chat in a public or private server
    -share photos, videos, + links
    -create or join voice/video chats
    -stream content like games or movies for your friends
    -create your own server (public or private)
    -use bots to play games, moderate, and improve your overall experience

    There are servers for ALL KINDS of topics. I’m in servers about art, kink, relationships, psychedelics… if there’s a topic you’re into, there’s likely a Discord server for it.

    Join me for FREE on Discord

    Why Discord?

    Discord’s Community Guidelines allow nudity as long as it’s in NSFW channels. That’s a big one for me. Nudes are ALLOWED?! Sign me up!

    I’ve created a FREE Discord server for artists and I’m officially inviting you to join me!

    From my experience, Discord is a much more enjoyable way to stay in touch with people. I prefer it over social media like IG or FB, and it’s better than email or text in my opinion. There’s fun custom emojis and gifs!

    The Burrow Discord server is for:

    -making friends
    -sharing art, resources, memes, + more
    -chatting about art + inspiration
    -getting advice + feedback from other artists
    -uplifting each other
    -NSFW art sharing without censorship
    -random VC (voice/video chat) hangouts + streams

    Join me on Discord!

    How do I sign up?

    Easy! Click here to join the server I’ve created for us! It’s FREE!

    All the rest of the info you’ll need is in the Welcome section of the server.

    🔞 THE BURROW IS FOR PEOPLE 18 AND OLDER 🔞

  • How to be a Nude Figure Model

    Figure Modeling 101

    Virtual Live Training on Zoom

    We will cover:

    • practical considerations
    • important safety information
    • how to prepare for a figure modeling session
    • how to pose
    • interaction with artists
    • how to find figure drawing groups/classes
    • how to book figure drawing gigs

    Tickets are sliding scale $5 – $44

    I will likely be doing another round of this live training at some point in the future, but it won’t be this low of a price again!

    Recording and slideshow will be sent to everyone who registers, so you don’t even have to be there live!

    REGISTER FOR FIGURE MODELING 101 HERE

  • I’ve made a decision

    For weeks now I’ve been dealing with Stripe closing one of my accounts simply because I have nudity on my website.

    Here’s my 1st post about this

    Here’s my 2nd post about this


    I originally created this website in late 2018 because I was getting tired of Patreon continuing to sanitize itself like everywhere else on the internet post-FOSTA/SESTA. I created a space on the internet where I didn’t have to censor myself. It was wonderful and I felt at least safer than I did before, in a space I had full control of even though I didn’t really know what I was doing.

    I took a risk when I set up my website using Stripe. I knew that they had already fucked people over because their work included nudity. I hoped I would be able to go unnoticed. Obviously that didn’t work because I’m in this situation now. Stripe was the best I could do because of how ubiquitous it is and how inaccessible other options were. I really wanted to create my own home on the internet, and I did.

    I’ve continued to have no luck with finding a place to create a “high risk” merchant account that I can afford. I will continue to look for options that better suit my members/supporters/friends, myself, and this website. I still want to work toward an internet where nudity is normalized.

    I still have things to share, events and workshops to plan, and bills to pay, so I’m doing what is accessible to me, the most convenient for members, and available to us now.
    I’m going to be active on patreon again and memberships will be available there starting now.

    Benefits to having memberships on patreon again:

    • there’s already a ton of content on there from when I regularly posted between March 2016 and November 2019
    • it’s a well known platform that has built trust with creators and their patrons over time
    • there is IT and support available if any of us need it
    • I can still offer sliding scale memberships
    • their fees are more affordable than me getting my own “high risk” merchant account
    • they’re continuously upgrading and adding new features which is much harder to do on your own (which I would be doing)
    • I can continue as normal here on bunnyluna.com for members that aren’t impacted by the Stripe closure
    • there are more membership options available for folks whether or not I get my own merchant account

    Important message for current members:

    I appreciate you so much for your understanding and patience while I’ve been figuring this out! I apologize for the inconvenience this has caused many of you (I’m still figuring out which of you are impacted!) and I hope to be able to make it up to you.

    If you’ve already received an email about a failed payment or are having trouble accessing member content here on my website, please let me know at bunnyluna@pm.me and we can figure out next steps together.

    Whether you email me now or not, I will be personally emailing those of you I believe are impacted by the Stripe closure by the end of October. The reason I’m not emailing sooner is because I have to wait a full billing period before I know who all is impacted.

    I’m here to help if you need assistance or have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out!
    Email me at bunnyluna@pm.me

    If you already know you want to move over to patreon, you can do so here!

    I have a special offer right now, anyone who joins the 2nd tier or higher between now and the end of the month gets a free sticker and print sent to them!


    TLDR:

    🔞 Stripe hates nudity so they closed one of my accounts which is fucking up my website store.
    💌 Not all members are impacted, I will be personally reaching out to those impacted by the end of October.
    ✨ Memberships are now available via patreon!
    🖼️ Check out my special offer for a free sticker and print if you sign up by the end of the month!

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  • The Stripe saga continues…

    If you missed my previous post about Stripe (my payment processor) closing my account, you can read it here.


    Members, thank you so much for your attention, patience, and support.

    As of August 17th 2022 Stripe closed one of my accounts.

    I had 3: Bunny Luna, WC, Bookshop
    The Bunny Luna and WC account are both connected to my website and your memberships, some of you are connected to one and some of you are connected to the other.
    The WC account is the one that has been closed.
    The only way I will be able to know who is attached to the closed WC Stripe account is by which payments fail over the next month or so.

    If you get an email saying your payment has failed, that most likely means that your membership is attached to the closed account. You have done nothing wrong! I will be emailing you soon.

    Sometime in October once a full billing cycle has gone through, I will email those of you whose payments are failing with next steps. I haven’t figured out what those are yet, but it’s my top priority and I am working on it!

    The payment processors that I was hoping would work for me because they accept “high risk” merchants (I’m considered high risk because my website has nudity on it) are too expensive. Like $1000/year + $100/month + transaction fees expensive.

    I’m considering other options because it’s important to me to be able to share nude art.
    I also have to be able to pay my rent and buy groceries.

    It has gotten more and more difficult over the years to be an artist that includes nudity in my work, but I am not willing to give up. This is a rocky time right now but we will continue to move forward together. Puritanical corporations can’t stop us from being naked on the internet! We will find a way.

    If any of you know of a payment processor that integrates with wordpress and woocommerce and allows nudity, PLEASE let me know! You can comment below or email me at bunnyluna@pm.me
    Thank you ♥

  • Why Being Nude Outside is Important

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    CAPTION FOR THE VIDEO ABOVE:

    Hi friends! Today I’m going to talk about why I think being naked outside is important.

    I’m obviously, as you can see, I’m naked outside right now. I think it’s important because if we can be in our bodies and be outside and be barefoot on the ground, that’s super healing in and of itself. I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of grounding or earthing but sharing our energy with the Earth by physically touching it is very healing for our bodies, and I personally believe it’s important in healing our souls and our emotions and our mental space as well.

    Also, it just feels good to have the breeze on your skin and the sun warming your body. I think that phones and computers and technology and houses and buildings, society in general, we have kind of separated ourselves from the Earth and as an ecosexual personally, I think that that’s really sad and I want there to be a world where we can connect deeper to the Earth and to Nature and to ourselves. I think a part of that connection is through being naked outside.

    There’s no experience like it. You can only know what it’s like if you personally do it yourself. I definitely understand that it’s scary sometimes, especially if you’re naked in a place where you’re “not supposed to be naked”, and if somebody has maybe told you that you’re doing something wrong if you’re naked. We get a lot of messaging that our bodies are not good and that our nudity is not good and that it’s a bad thing and it’s shameful, but I want to push back on that and say that it’s society that is the not good thing when they’re telling us these things about our bodies that we’re not consenting to.

    Being naked outside is like nothing else. To me, if you can be naked outside, I take that chance every time I get. As you can see, I’m here right now, naked with the flowers. I just can’t describe it, you have to experience it for yourself. I feel like I can be more in my body when I’m naked because like there’s a little fly that just landed on my arm and I wouldn’t have noticed that if I had a shirt on. That little moment of seeing a fly, that wouldn’t have happened if I had clothes on. I wouldn’t have felt it. But because I’m naked, I have more sensory ability to be able to notice the things around me and be more present in my body. That might be part of my neurodivergence, it’s definitely a part of my ecosexuality. Yeah, I can be more in my body and more present with myself if I can be naked and I prefer to be outside for many reasons, but those are just some of them.

    If you would like a chance to be naked outside, we actually, it starts today when this video goes out, Conscious Creativity in Ypsilanti, Michigan, August 27th and 28th. So this video is going to go out on the 27th, so you have tomorrow, I guess to join us, if you would still like a chance to. Me and Lior Allay and Roarie Yum will be facilitating the two-day workshop on the 27th and 28th of August for taking self-portraits and creating group self-portraits together. If you would like to join us, I’ll have all the information below. I’m so excited! Please come make art with us! I hope you have a wonderful day and I’ll talk to you soon! Bye!

    I want to be a part of Conscious Creativity!


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  • Why Diverse Nude Art Is Important

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    CAPTION FOR THE VIDEO ABOVE:

    Hello friends! I’m here this week to talk about why I think it’s important for us to be able to see more diverse people naked.

    Obviously, I am of the group of people that has some of the most privileges in this world. I’m white, able-bodied, thin, “conventionally attractive”, whatever the fuck that means. So it’s easier for people who look like me to be naked and be accepted for their nudity, but for people that have more intersections than I do, people that are Black, Brown, Indigenous, people of color in general, people with disabilities… are less visible in art because of many reasons, racism, sexism, like all of the things.

    If more people made art of people that look different than me: people with bigger bodies, people with darker bodies, people with visible disabilities, if more art was made of people like them, then I believe that people would be more accepting and understanding of a wide range of human experiences. And I also believe that if more people of intersecting experiences are able to see art of people that look like them, then it’s probably going to be easier for them to feel like they are accepted and like they are important and like they are art.

    I believe that all bodies are good bodies and that all bodies are model bodies, and I really would love to see more art of people that look different from me. I think it’s very important. I believe that the more diverse models that can be seen by society, the better off society will be. Obviously, like diversity equity and inclusion is kind of the thing right now, for a bunch of reasons. But it’s true. We need diversity. We need equity and inclusion. We need people to make art that is of a variety of different humans, and not just people that look like me.

    Because if it’s just of people that look like me, then all of these, racism, sexism, fatphobia, ableism. Those things are going to continue to run rampant because it’s just going to be compounded on itself.

    We need people to make art and share art and see art that includes people that look different from me. I am like “the norm” in art and I’m fucking tired of it, it is boring. I want to see more diverse people in art, and the more diverse art can be, the more incredible the art community will be, the more stories we’ll hear and the more we’ll learn, and the more we’ll understand other people’s experiences. I think art is kind of a universal language. And if we can see art that includes a variety of different people, then we’ll all be better off for it.

    Please make art if you are anybody that looks different from me! Please make art! Please make nude art! Please make self-portraits! Please make something that is different from me! I’m tired of seeing people that look like me in art! I want to see something else! Obviously, people that look like me in art are still good things, but I’m tired of it being the only art that is accepted and the only art that is seen as important, because that is not true. Art is for everybody. 

    If you would like to make art with me and Lior Allay and Roarie Yum, we are hosting a workshop in Ypsilanti Michigan on August 27 + 28 called Conscious Creativity. We’ll be creating self-portraits and also creating self-portraits in a group. Come and join us! If you can’t afford it, fill out our application for a scholarship. We would like to have you come! All the information is on the Eventbrite, I’m going to link it below.

    Art is important and the more diverse it can be, the better off humanity will be! Thank you.

    I want to be a part of Conscious Creativity! I want to learn more!


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  • I don’t know what’s next

    The bad news:

    I hoped this day would never come, but it has. Stripe is closing one of my accounts because I am a “high risk” client (aka I have nudity on my website).

    This means that between 2/3 and 95% of my income will disappear when my account is closed. They’re closing my account tomorrow after emailing me initially about it last week.

    They haven’t answered any of my questions about what is going to happen to you, members of my website. I am so frustrated that I’ve been shuffled around Stripe’s customer service for a week with no resolution. I don’t know what will happen when they close my account.

    I have more than one Stripe account: one that’s being closed, another with no issues. This makes no sense to me since they’re both connected to my website. This may impact some or all of you, but I don’t really have a way to know for sure.

    Because of all this I’ll be postponing my weekly vlog posts (starting in September) until I get payment processors figured out.

    The good news:

    I’m in communication with 2 alternative payment processors that are totally cool with nudity and will know about it from the start. (If you’re curious what they are – PaymentCloud and Authorize.net)

    They both say they can transfer the information from Stripe.

    It might take a bit of time to get everything figured out and switched over to a new payment processor, but in the meantime I’m still able to use Square for one on one peer support and mentoring, and I am still able to use Cashapp and Venmo.

    Once I have a new payment processor I won’t have to worry about this happening again while being able to openly share nude stuff!

    I’m not going to let a puritanical corporation stop me from making and sharing nude art!!!

    Call to action (optional):

    If you know anyone who works at Stripe or feel so inclined to contact them about this, raise some hell!

    Book a one on one peer support or mentoring session with me – more info here!

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  • Why Nude Art Is Important To Me

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    Hello friends! Today I am talking about why nudity, specifically, is important to me in art and why I think it’s important to have nude art and participate in nude art and make nude art. 

    So, obviously there’s a bunch of kinds of art and I know that social media has kind of suppressed nudity and nude art specifically for probably a lot of reasons that I don’t agree with, but I believe that nude art is extremely important partially because it is literally the oldest form of art. The oldest art that has been discovered is of a nude body, it’s a statue and… you should check it out, go on the internet and search for oldest art. Since the beginning of art, since humans have been making art, they have been making art of nude bodies.

    I think that it’s important to show that nudity is not inherently sexual. That nudity can be for any variety of reasons. I mean sexuality can be part of that, but if that’s not an inherent part of nudity. Having nude art, to me, shows that our bodies are good. These are good bodies, no matter what your body looks like, no matter what shape size color ability. All bodies are good bodies. To me all bodies are model bodies. And if you’re able to be nude and create art and share that, then people that look like you can see that they are art too. 

    Our culture really tries to make us feel like we have to buy things and do a bunch of things in order to make our bodies better and in order to make our bodies “good”. They just want to sell us shit. They want us to have low self-esteem and buy all their things so that we can try to be better people, but being a good person has nothing to do with external visual things. Being a good person is what’s on the inside. 

    I feel like when I’m naked, I can more easily share what’s inside of me, on the outside. I don’t have anything to hide. I’m not covering my Self. I’m fully me and I feel like I can be more fully present when I’m nude. I feel like when I’m nude, I can feel into my body more, in a sensual way, and if I have clothes on it numbs that. Because my body is like, “oh it’s clothes. I’m just going to ignore the feeling of clothes because they’re there and it’s going to be a long time that they’re on.” So my body stops sensing as much. But when I’m nude, I feel like I can feel the breeze on my skin. My own touch. I can feel the sun, the warmth of the sun on my skin. I can feel if “oh, hey there’s an ant crawling up my leg”. I just feel like I’m more able to be in my body and feel in my body when I’m nude and to me, that’s a part of art, is if I can be fully myself and create art in that way, it’s that much more powerful than if I was pretending to be something else.

    Yeah, I think nude art is really important. I think the more people that can see nude art and understand or experience that nudity is not inherently sexual, then maybe we’ll have less traumatic experiences. Maybe we’ll have less shame. Maybe we’ll be less self conscious. To me nude art is really important, and the more of us that can make it and share it and look at it, the better. 

    If you would like to make a nude art with me, me and Lior Allay and Roarie Yum are hosting a workshop in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on August 27th and 28th in person, and we’ll be creating self-portraits individually and as a group, so if you would like to be a part of that, I have all the information below in the Eventbrite. If there’s anything that you’re curious about that is not answered by the Eventbrite, please let me know. I’d be happy to answer your questions. 

    Yeah, please join us! We would love to have you there. I’m so excited to make art with you! Yay, and we can be naked and outside! And yeah, we’re going to be on a farm, it’s like a permaculture farm / sanctuary, and they are fully cool with us being totally naked. We have permission to be naked in this space. So if you would like to join, the information is below. I hope to see you there. Bye!

    This sounds wonderful! I want to be a part of Conscious Creativity!


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