Along with Alberto Vargas and George Petty, Elvgren created an era of sensual, hyper-feminine Real pin up girls. She was, in a sense, the first "dream girl," unattainable aside from pinning her photo up on your wall. Join us as we travel back in time and explore the origins of the pin-up girl, with the help of the newly released " The Art of the Pin-up. Elvgren Girls are always beautiful, Real pin up girls an expression of innocent surprise as something beyond their control, such as a breeze, lifts their skirts to give an eyeful of shapely legs in stockings and suspenders. Pin-up girls are models with widely distributed, mass produced photo spreads, usually on both sides of the page, that soldiers, teenagers, and many others would display by "pinning" them up on the wall.