Friday, August 5, 2011

Dr. Sketchy comes to Charleston

Sketched Out

Posted by Erica Jackson Curran on Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 1:50 PM

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Charleston is getting its own branch of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, an alt-drawing movement started by an art school drop-out in a Brooklyn dive bar in 2005. According to the official website (drsketchy.com), the event lets amateur and professional artists draw underground performers in a non-traditional atmosphere.

Olivia Pool, publisher of Art Mag, is the director of the local branch, and she’s seeking interesting performers — like dancers, jugglers, or actors — to pose for artists. “This is, first and foremost, a figure drawing class where the model happens to also show off their performing arts skills,” Pool says. “This will be different from a normal figure drawing class in that these models will not be nude. They will be scantily clad but not nude.”

To participate, contact drsketchyscharleston@gmail.com. Find out more at drsketchy.com/branch/charlestonsc.

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