People Part II at the Pompidou

Join me this Friday afternoon as we do some more people watching - and sketching! Adding people to your urban drawings can give your sketches so much personality, but in reality, they can be tricky to capture. Do not despair! This session will help you loosen your hand and help teach you to add life 'literally' to your drawings.

Depending on weather, we will have the option to spy on some local street artists right outside the entrance or hang out inside and watch the crowds go by. For an additional challenge, you can even sit yourself at the upper level cafe and try drawing bird's-eye-view (drawing from above looking down).

So, let's meet inside the Pompidou right next to the south escalators (near the bookshop) so we can gather then strategize our session. I plan to talk a bit about techniques of drawing people, but if there's anything else you'd like me to touch on, please shoot me an email with your ideas. We will then disperse, draw, regather, then find a place to grab a drink and chat about our work.

Entrance is free (to the main lobby where we'll be sketching), but do allow for time to get through the line and have your bags checked. Please don't be late so you'll be able to find us.

As for media, bring whatever you feel most comfortable with. It is best to have a sketchbook that is easy to hold (with a hard back) while standing.

Transportation:
Metro 11: Rambuteau

http://www.centrepompidou.fr/en

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  • Bridgette G.

    Thanks to you all for joining in People Part II. I forgot to take photos during our sessions, so please upload your beautiful artwork for the world to see!

    February 23, 2013

  • LapisLazuli (.

    Is anyone interested in going to an event after Pompidou?

    Open studios/ Cité Internationale des Arts (résidence d'artistes).
    Address is; 18, rue de l'Hôtel de Ville, 75004, Paris.

    http://citedesarts.pagesperso-o...­


    OPEN STUDIOS
    Vendredi 22 février 2013 de 18h à 22h

    Des artistes en cours de résidence ouvrent leurs ateliers afin de montrer leur production. Une soirée de partage pour tous les curieux, permettant un moment d'échange directement avec les artistes.

    February 21, 2013

    • LapisLazuli (.

      Yes, probably. But they keep doing this kind of activities like exhibitions, open studios, concerts. You can check http://www.citedesart...­ and go to the page "manifestation culturelle".

      February 21, 2013

    • Bridgette G.

      This was really cool. Thanks Arzu!

      1 · February 23, 2013

  • LapisLazuli (.

    It was very good. To gather and talk about the works etc. at the end, was also quite inspiring and friendly.

    1 · February 22, 2013

  • Bridgette G.

    A great place for people watching

    February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hate to cancel, but I'm stuck at work and can't sneak out early as planned! Have fun everyone, and I'll hopefully see you at the next outing.

    February 22, 2013

    • Bridgette G.

      No worries, Ted. Hope to see you next time!

      February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'd like to come but can only stay for just over an hour as I have work is that OK?

    February 21, 2013

    • Bridgette G.

      Lottie, that is totally fine. Come for as long as you can. See you this afternoon!

      February 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      fantastic :)

      February 22, 2013

  • Anna

    sorry, I'm working but see you next time:)

    February 18, 2013

  • Prabal

    Hi Bridgette, Can we shift the activity to Saturday because I would really like to join but Friday is a working day :(

    February 18, 2013

    • Bridgette G.

      Sorry, I am unavailable Saturday, but I will hopefully be doing some more weekend meetings soon. Thanks for your interest, and hope to see you at one of my later sessions.

      February 19, 2013

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