Posts Tagged ‘movement’

Dance and art part 2: Some practical approaches to drawing or painting the dancing figure

December 1, 2020

Drawing or painting a dancer presents us with a special problem. How can we use a still image to represent a moving figure? There are many possible ways to go about this intriguing challenge. Part 1 of this two-part mini series gave tips on suggesting movement and expression when painting or drawing dancers. Part 2 […]

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Dance and art part 1: Expression and movement

September 18, 2020

For centuries, the movement, rhythm and beauty of dance has inspired artists. Symbolic and expressive qualities of dance have been conveyed in paint or pigment since prehistoric times. These two articles look at some of the key ways in which dancers have inspired the creation of two dimensional artwork. In addition, I shall touch on […]

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Conveying Movement

November 30, 2012

 I’ll give an illustrated talk in Hertford next Tuesday Above: Auguste Rodin “Woman with Swirling Veils”, c.1890, graphite, pen, red and brown ink and watercolour gouache, 17.5x11cm   The sense of movement in pictures is a great passion of mine. As part of the Hertford Society winter programme, I’ll give a presentation on “Conveying Movement” next […]

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