pencil sketch of a burlesque performer with white feather fans and a white costume

Burlesque Sketches

As a warm up for my drawing, I like to do a lot of figure sketches.  As I have a fondness for burlesque, a lot of my sketches revolve around that theme.  Behold, a feathered lady and an aerial hoop artist.

Random Urge To Sketch

Last Tuesday saw me at my first ever Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, a life drawing event where cabaret gets involved.  Pictures from that evening will be included shortly but tonight, since having a taste of drawing burlesque beauties recently, I found Ophelia Bitz (online of course) a burlesque performer that I had seen and admired before.  This is the ensuing sketch…

ophelia bitz burlesque performer