A pair of giggly friends came for the first time, one a seasoned creative, the other a total newbie, exploring this discipline, totally inexperienced; sometimes it requires as much much bravery on the part of artist to see themselves move through the creative process as it does the model to allow themselves to be seen unfiltered.
James was working our Little Man session in the centre of Cardiff. This turn up and sketch, no need to book session has been running for 10 years now and there is no intention to change that anytime soon.
Surely, if we wanted to get through this quickly and with minimum impact we would be ‘confined to quarters’. All of us. Only small teams of signed off workers ought to be allowed on the streets and they would be delivering food to those in need. Total lockdown, although economically crippling, would seem the swiftest way to get through this.
This Tuesday our super friendly group met up for their weekly fix of charcoal and a cuppa, and, as always, such a fab and diverse mix of artists and styles emerged.
A big thank you to the staff at Little Man – they are amazing and are always there to assist us and make our life not easier but definitely more pleasant… Unlike the staff employed by the ‘big man’, Google…
Really great to see everyone sharpening their pencils and getting stuck in with a healthy drawing practice for 2020. Always inspiring to see the progress of returning artists; a conscious cultivation that initiates growth. It becomes a form of meditation – a kind of routine that builds into a personal portfolio of growth, a kind of creative chronology.
It was the second of the free festivals organised and delivered by Andy and Maisie along with help from all of the stallholders and performers and workshop hosts.