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Drawing the Human figure

Posted by Carol Sachs on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,

Why is the human figure an eternal subject ?   Human physicality – fragility, strength, movement, beauty and our amazing capacity to experience the world around us using our senses has something to do with it.   An even stronger motivation is self examination.  We are fascinated by our own species, we like to watch others and contemplate the meaning of life ( of others and our own)

The artist experiences the sensations of working directly from a model – unclothed images of the figure ha...


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My first almost solo exhibition

Posted by Carol Sachs on Friday, April 29, 2011,
Well it is the end of day 3 of 7 the my life drawing exhibition titled EXPOSED.  I invited my friend Ingrid Coerlin to share the space with me and we are working really well together - Shoni's little gallery is just right for a first exhib for us and looks really great - thanks to son Greg and daughter-in-law Kath for doing the hanging.  we opened on wed 26th April and run till 3 May. 
I had had this inspiration of having an exhibition during the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras festival as I thought t...
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