Whoa, what’s with her all of a sudden?

People are so quick to point the finger when others treat them badly that they fail to realize that they themselves can be assholes sometimes. Take me, for instance. I would hope that most folks think I’m a nice gal, but that doesn’t mean I’m incapable of being a pill when a situation arises. As […] Read more »

Tiki Girl

Went to Nelson Creative Spaces with the illustrator dream team Leen Isabel and Nguyen Dong for Tiki Girl, a themed costume life drawing event hosted by Pierre Bernard. The model of the evening was Jennifer Fabos Patton, who is practically Queen of the Gallery Girls, so a successful turnout was inevitable. I was satisfied with […] Read more »

Belly Dancer

My friend April Connors has her own private space within Keystone Fine Art Studios in Glendale, where she works as a figure painting and drawing instructor. Every Wednesday night from 7 – 10 PM, she hosts these figure drawing workshops, where the model dresses according to the theme of the evening. I attended her workshop […] Read more »

Sugar Plum Fairy and a shout-out to Leen Isabel

The last drawing event of 2012 at Gallery Godo was on Friday, December 7. The theme was “Sugar Plum Fairy,” with Gallery Girls models Jennifer Patton and Olivia Lopez posing for the night, all done up and donning shimmering fairy costumes. Their makeup artist was present as well, curious to see how people were depicting […] Read more »

Classic Pin-Ups: Gallery Godo’s final late night drawing event

“Classic Pin-Ups” was the theme at Gallery Godo last Friday night, where I was hit with some bad news, and then good. Bad news: from what I overheard Gallery Girls model Jennifer Patton telling my friend Pierre Bernard, it was Gallery Godo’s final late night drawing event, as the gallery was closing its doors indefinitely. […] Read more »

Figure drawings from Titmouse – featuring Miss Mosh!

My Canon G12 is out of commission at the moment, so we’ll have to deal with these crappy iPhone photos for now. Anyway, Titmouse has these figure drawing sessions that are normally reserved for the studio’s artists only, but Ben Li was kind enough to get me in on last night’s gathering, which was seriously […] Read more »