Category Archives: Drawings of great sillitude

What one additional special thing should there be in The Stitch Kit?

Friend came to visit this summer, and brought me this sweet gift: the Stitch Kit made by Bunheads Dance Accessories. I wasn’t taking pointe at that moment but she knew I’d totally enjoy this as a small thing filled with … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #14 is so close to a penché, soooo close

The Little Wooden Mannequin Project is a collaboration between Adult Beginner and her two year old son. He sets the pose, she draws.

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Little Wooden Mannequin #13 is footless, because I refuse.

Does she look sad? Maybe because her feet are going the wrong way and I drew them exactly like they were and then erased them and then cheated them and then erased them and then just was annoyed. I’m mad … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Manneq—wait a minute…

Can you see what’s wrong with the little wooden mannequin? Took The Adult Beginner a stupid long time to see. Was all like, “Ooh, what an interesting pose! Wait, something’s….not right….somewhere….??? Guhhhhh….whuh????” Don’tcha worry though, there’s another cheap, poorly jointed … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #12

This one started out looking like a difficult one, but ended up being a quick draw. Must’ve been that crazy moiré on the reference photo, spinning faster faster faster. The Little Wooden Mannequin Project is a collaboration between Adult Beginner … Continue reading

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #11. She hates bow pose as much as I do!!!

The Little Wooden Mannequin Project is a collaboration between Adult Beginner and her almost two-year-old son. He sets the pose, she draws it.

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Little Wooden Mannequin Project #10, almost like something a dancer would actually do

It’s like, this mannequin is almost a helpful drawing tool, but then you get to how the hips can only hinge back and forth while the ankles have a full 360 degree possibility and you remember how it’s no help … Continue reading

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