“Drawing as Dancing”
at Cat’s Corner SF

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Thank you, Nathan Dias, for inviting me to share a little live digital drawing demo on the online version of Cat’s Corner SF, a weekly Lindy Hop dance event featuring dance classes, socializing and live music.

In this demo I share the parallels I experience between drawing and dancing. I started with a sketch based on a clip of Lindy Hop legends Norma Miller and Frankie Manning social dancing in the 1980s and then I did a quick sketch of the featured band, Nick Rossi and His Swing Four, as they played live from Mr. Tipple’s. Both artworks are shown below as well as in the video above. Enjoy!

My artworks are available on ArtMasks and as prints.

Norma and Frankie

Nick Rossi and His Swing Four at Mr. Tipple’s

1 Comment

  1. Jo Sitjar
    January 13, 2021

    That process was so interesting to watch! I love the resulting images. I am a dancer (not an artist) and so miss the connections we make when dancing. Hope I can get up to SF some day when the world is in a better place.


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