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Life Drawing Workshop for ALL "MY BODY" The Beauty and The Beast

Open to Artists of All Mediums : Visual, Performance, Writing.

This workshop is about exploring the Body and concepts around the Body through the medium of Drawing.

Through Working with a live life model, this workshop will develop your drawing skills and broaden your understanding of drawing.

This workshop will be hugely beneficial to anyone who embraces the human body as a subject within their art work and is curious to explore drawing as a route into expanding their approach to this subject.

Artwork (Drawing) by Rhea Adri

In conjunction with Harriet Poznansky's exhibition Attached To Machines! What Do We Do When Things Break Down? showing at The Flight Deck Gallery, Oakland CA
(15th September - 14th October)

Harriet is collaborating with Bay Area artists, thinkers and writers to create a series of day long innovative and inspiring workshops that dig deep into the question "What do we do when things break down?"

"MY BODY - The Beauty and The Beast" an Experimental Life Drawing Workshop, has been created alongside Rhea Adri, Artist. 
( Model : Fenner - Peformance Core for Ragged Wing Assemble) 

What does Life Drawing look like when we break down the rigidity of technique, beauty and voyeurism?

Through Drawing from a human body, how can we focus on empathy, ugliness, pleasure, pain and character? 

How do we confront shame and pleasure within our own bodies whilst observing and depicting another persons body? 

In this life drawing workshop, we invite all writers, actors and artists of all mediums and of all abilites to explore their relationship with their primal responses to beauty and ugliness, pleasure and pain, honesty and shame. 

Through drawing and writing exercises, participants will become intimate with their personal approach to seeing, feeling and representing the human body, their own and others. 

Workshop Schedule:

Come by for Session One or Two or both!

Session One - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Session Two - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Doors close at start times, no one will be admitted once doors are closed. Please aim to arrive atleast 15 minutes early.

Materials List

Large and Small Scale
Drawing Paper / Pads / Sketchbook

Pencils, pastels, charcoal, chalk pastels, eraser, sharpener.

If you would like to confirm attendance or have a question about the workshop please email

To find out more about the exhibition "Attached to Machines! What Do We Do When Things Break Down?" and it's Events and Workshops visit the ATM Blog

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