The third House of Harley art book is a mammoth collection of highlights from Harley’s visits to life drawing groups in London – including Betty Frankenstien’s Drawing Room, The Moon and Nude, Life Draw N4, Shoreditch Fashion Illustration Class and the Exotique Drawing Salon.
Featuring life drawing superstars Carla Tofano, Steve Ritter, Andrew Crayford and the Salacious Sirens, amongst over thirty models. Harley applies his raw and experimental approach to quick-fire drawings of mermaids, pole dancers, masked heroines, burlesque dancers, cowgirls and werewolves as well as many traditional nudes.
Published July 2021. 180 pages, colour, A5 paperback.
Last night I attended a very enjoyable drinks event in honour of The Exhibitionists, a showcase of life drawings by visitors to The Moon and Nude‘s weekly sessions (catch it while you can – last day Sunday). While people socialised and checked out the artwork, everyone’s favourite life model Carla Tofano posed for those wanting to keep on drawing. Here she is in marker and pencil…