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Artist Genevieve Barbee is creating 800 portraits of individuals and their talents. She asks each person one question: "What are you good at?". She's had a lot of different responses...

Christine is Good at Modern Dance

Ink and watercolor on paper, 2016

Ink and watercolor on paper, 2016

Christine's talent makes me think about how incredibly difficult it is for me to describe the act of creation. She however does so quite well by detailing how it feels to move through a dance piece.

This drawing was fast but deliberate. Recently, I was inside St. Paul's Cathedral sketching the statues which are so still but full of movement. Using some choice color and a quick brush I worked on illustrating bright, bold, and modern movement—mashing together two reference images that Christine sent.