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The blog serves as a collection space for a variety of musings and observations of the world around us...through the use of sketches, drawings, photos, images and videos...intended to be shared and to stimulate thoughts, ideas and inspirations...douglas wittnebel

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Saturday morning ballet lessons ... First time ...


A first time for me.  My daughter took her first ballet lesson on a Saturday morning.  I tried to watch and capture some of the many scenes...





Degas was obsessed by the art of classical ballet, because to him it said something about the human condition. He was not a balletomane looking for an alternative world to escape into. Dance offered him a display in which he could find, after much searching, certain human secrets.



People call me the painter of dancers, but I really wish to capture movement itself.
 (Edgar Degas)

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Grand Canyon Sketches 2009

Grand Canyon Sketches 2009
a selection of sketches from the Grand Canyon