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Sketching a dancer’s movement

March 19, 2012

Last week’s life drawing session in my studio was another wonderful experience. Gabriella, Brazilian dancer, poet and singer, delighted us with dancing performances that challenged our way of perceiving the forms in movement. She did three different performances, where sensuality met expressivity and theatrical interpretation. It is very difficult to capture body in continuous movement, here are some of my attempts…


La sesión de dibujo del natural de la pasada semana en mi estudio fue otra experiencia maravillosa. Gabriella, bailarina, poetisa y cantante brasileña, nos delició con una actuación de danza que desafió nuestra manera de percibir las formas en movimiento. Gabriella interpretó tres danzas muy distintas entre sí, algunas más sensuales, otras más expresivas y teatrales. Intentar capturar el cuerpo en continuo movimiento fue una experiencia nueva, aquí van mis intentos…

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 19, 2012 13:58

    oops, never tried that, would be a challenge 8-}

  2. March 19, 2012 20:05

    It was quite a challenge! We felt a bit lost in the beginning, then started to realize that it was more about the perception of the energy than the body. Interesting new thing to develop further…

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