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Quick Sketching with Ron Husband by Ron Husband

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Music, Dancing, and Singing

Catching the Rhythm

The challenge is to make the sketched line an extension of the musical sound or a part of the dance move. Observation can bring about that sensitivity as one “feels” the beat of the music and the swaying bodies on the dance floor.

Body types and dress add their flavor to the mix and the props of musical instruments balance out the stories depicted in line.

Time is well spent watching the body language of the musicians as they seemingly become united with their instruments. The melodies brought forth and the many expressions of the body in dance and song are waiting to be captured in line on paper.

When music is introduced to the human form, movement is transformed into myriad possibilities. ...

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