Maxine poses for Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing!

Life drawing Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 11Life drawing with strippers is the best idea!

This brilliant idea was conceived by UK group East London Strippers’ Collective. Creative sex workers in Berlin decided to do it too!

Life drawing Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 11Maxine was the beautiful, athletic young model. Strippers are extremely strong and graceful, so they can take and hold wild poses!

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne ForbesAbove and below, actual one-minute poses!Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes
Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes

This session was held at Angels Tabledance, a cozy and comfortable club just over the Prenzlauerberg border.

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne ForbesMaxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8I saw fellow Berlin artists like Alexandra Ru (@barsketcher) and Sam (@midnightillustration).

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8I decided to experiment and brought my new water-filled brush pens, which was really fun.

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8The washes of cadmium yellow are from a Dr. Martin’s ink bottle from the studio of late comics trailblazer Marie Severin.

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 8Colleen Doran sent it to me for supporting her on Patreon!

Maxine and Chloe at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne ForbesHere’s Maxine giving a lap dance to Chloe, another member of the collective!

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 10This drawing and the one below were drawn from memory, not poses, using my “mental snapshot” technique developed in my years as a courtroom artist.

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 10Life drawing event producer @chiquilovelovelove did a great job and I am most grateful for a lovely event!

Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 12Check the Berlin Strippers Collective website for lots of upcoming Life Drawing sessions at several locations.Maxine at Berlin Stripper Collective Life Drawing Jan 6 2020 by Suzanne Forbes 12

Maxine giving a lap dance for Berlin Strippers Collective Life Drawing by Suzanne Forbes Jan 6 2020At the end of the night a lucky artist got a personal lap dance 🙂

Such a joy to live in a city with so many talented artists, where both life drawing and sex work are valued!

As usual these drawings are licensed Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) for all to share and enjoy! Feel free to print for your home.

In addition, I release the copyright on each drawing to the performer shown and they may use the drawings for their own profit and pleeeasssure in any way they choose.

More drawings of the gorgeous naked people!

L at Lydias from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesI finally finished up a bunch more of these drawings of Berlin life drawing muses E & L.

E & L, aka Rosiichbinnackt, no longer do life modeling so I was damn lucky to draw them! That’s L above; I just drew her twice 😉

E and L at Lydias 2 from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesYou can see the previous posts from these wonderful community drawing sessions here and here.

E and L at Lydias 2 from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesThe sessions were hosted by Lydia Schuchmann and Flavia Scuderi, two immensely talented professional working artists.

E and L at Lydias 3 from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesI wish you could see all the other drawings that were made there, there were some terrific draughtspeople!

Eli at Lydias from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesAnd it was at one of these drawing sessions that I borrowed a chalk marker from Lydia. Using white chalk markers has opened up my drawings so much!!

L sketch at Lydias from 2017 fin Dec 31 2019 by Suzanne ForbesThanks a million to Lydia, Flavia, E and L!

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