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Terrific Figure Drawing Experience

February 28, 2010

Last night was my first experience with Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-art figure drawing evening at the Slipper Room. It was different from any life drawing workshop I’ve ever attended because the models are all burlesque performers! Last night we had a contortionist in the spirit of the Olympics. She was amazing. I’ve never been so challenged by body positions in my life. Following are a few 1 minute sketches just to give you an idea of this woman’s abilities. The long poses naturally were much more classical. It was great to be drawing from life again, it has been awhile and I was rusty but I look forward to improving. The place was packed and it wasn’t very easy to see but next time I plan to get there early, have a glass of wine and secure a spot near the stage!


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