93 The Pose — A One-Drawing Story
The body is always in motion — always squashing or stretching. Even while at rest it is doing something. You might say that a body is incapable of doing nothing, for even doing nothing is doing something.
People do things and everything they do is important and interesting. It is their little bit part in the exciting drama of life. Only the blasé cannot see it so. When an artist draws, it is from this drama of life that he gleans inspiration and subject matter. Resting, reading, running, playing, contemplating, talking, laughing, crying, on and on; these activities unveil the “dance of life” and call up images with which to portray it.
We see a lot of still photos in newspapers, magazines, etc. We must be careful ...