Memoranda from the recent past: Most memorable ‘Raft of the Medusa’ Variation on ‘The Last Supper’ Matt who modelled at this event above wrote in his blog about it and Steve who modelled and helped us out at Battersea Arts Centre in October got writing here on his new life modelling blog.
My practical application of life drawing techniques is pretty ropey. I’ve heard and seen a lot; but done – there I lack. When instructing others on how to draw me I explain – “Convey my essence, what does the pose feel like? Express that with your charcoal marks!” Today I observed the communication process again.Continue reading “Communicating a Pose: from Model to Artist (to canvas)”
This Thursday 6th September is a chance to meet the Spirited Bodies team if you would like to model at one of our events. We will be at The Leather Bottle, 538 Garratt Lane, SW17 0NY from 7 – 9pm. The nearest overground station is Earlsfield and the nearest underground station is Tooting Broadway. WeContinue reading “Meeting the Team in Water Colour”
Last Monday Lucy, Morimda and I met up again for the first time since Spring 2011; we were at the Private View of an exhibition of work done by Hesketh Hubbard – the organisation of artists who first hosted Spirited Bodies when Morimda originally set it up in Autumn 2010. Most of the art wasContinue reading “Mall Reunion”
I visited the hall where Saturday’s event will take place The building is only sometimes still a church, mostly it is used as a community space for a choir, a dance school, a creche, amateur dramatics etc. Not a pretty church but a good space. There is an organ and a piano if anyone wouldContinue reading “On Holy Ground a Space for Transformation”