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NY Times Article about Leonardo Show in The Netherlands

We found this article on The New York Times website about Leonardo’s famous drawings of strange faces. That also led us to this amazing looking show of his work at The Teylers Museum in Haarlem in The Netherlands.

Pros & Cons of Working from Reality

Working from reality/observation/life can be a great and growing experience for any artist. What exactly are the benefits? We’ll discuss them here as well as list some possible drawbacks (and how to avoid them).

Special Drawing Sessions

Drawing New York Selfless Portrait ™ Night at La Mama La Galleria

Join Drawing New York for our first Selfless Portrait™ Night. Attendees will pose for each other throughout the night in 20-minute poses. 25% of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Smile Train, a charity that Drawing New York donates to regularly.

Jerry’s New York Central Union Square Paint Out

50 people gathered to paint in the park together. Afterward, everyone returned to Jerry’s at 111 4th Avenue for the raffle of a Julian French Easel, and a $100 and $50 gift certificate.

Drawing New York @ Jazz Age Lawn Party

Thanks to the generosity of Michael Arenella and his team at The Jazz Age Lawn Party, Drawing New York will have three artists available for hire to draw attendees in their jazzy finery. We highly encourage you to attend this amazing event and visit us there to say hello!

Drawing Exhibitions

Delacroix – Devotion to Drawing at The Met

While the painting show, Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum is getting a lot of press, we highly recommend Devotion to Drawing — Delacroix Drawings, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from July 17th through November 12, 2018.

Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice at The Morgan

Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–1594) was among the most distinctive artists of the Italian Renaissance, but his drawings have never received the attention they deserve and remain unfamiliar even to many scholars.

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