The sketchy performance of the title is mine, as I’ve not posted about Dr Sketchy’s Birmingham in over a year now. Well, as I was packing up my kit to head off to another class on Saturday, I thought this would be the ideal time to post a selection of drawings from Sketchy’s past. Due to [...]
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A few years back (in 2007 to be precise) I embarked on a little side project called Card-i-catures. The premise was simple – there are 52 weeks in a year, and 52 cards in a standard deck. As such, I drew a caricature per week of a celebrity, politician or similar figure that had appeared [...]
It was all powdered wigs and crinoline at the Victoria in Birmingham for Dr Sketchy’s back in January. The theme was Rococo Rocks, so with Sophia Copolla’s Marie Antionette playing in the background we were in for an evening of baroque burlesque life drawing.
Back in November (and again in January) I dropped a couple of hints about an upcoming Channel 4 programme I was going to be involved in. Well, it goes out tomorrow (Friday 18th) at 9pm on (inevitably) Channel 4. Those of you with a handy copy of the Radio Times will have guessed by now [...]
Aloha! and welcome to Paradise Island (no, not that one), the setting for the most recent outing for Dr Sketchy’s in Birmingham. As the name implies, this instance of the burlesque anti-art life drawing class had a distinctly tropical theme, so we donned our leis and sharpened our pencils in readiness.
Having been unable to attend the last Dr Sketchy’s, it was a nice to have the opportunity to attend a special ‘bonus’ Anti-Art School last month as part of the British International Comic Show. Eschewing our usual venue at the Victoria events were relocated to the more scholarly surroundings of the Think Tank Theatre at Millennium [...]