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Advent Calendar December 21: you make me feel like dancing

Or fainting, I mean, whatevs. Sixty-four grande battements please ladies, and remember: no voting.

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Advent Calendar December 16: And now thirty-two changements, please.

She’s got those heavy arms like I get when I’m tired.

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Advent Calendar December 15: baggy warm-ups

Obscuring perfectly cute figures since 1958! And before for sure, but I’m calling out 1958 because that’s when Carnation’s Easy-Does-It Cookbook was published, which I’ve been using for reference for illustration style, like for the line weight and general body … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar December 10: tie it in a bow

No square knot either, you’ll never get that skirt back off again.

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Advent Calendar December 2: Mouse Lift

Drew this one while referring to a photo from this amazing book called The Dance, which is a study of folk dance around the world, published originally in 1914. My copy is third printing, from 1935. The dancers have people … 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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