Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Bowery Mission Benefit Drawing Auction at the Salmagundi Club, NYC

Here are some images from a free drawing demonstration that I did at The Salmagundi Club in NYC in conjunction with the Hard Times Exhibition., I thought that i would auction off the drawing as I did it, and donate the proceeds to the Bowery Mission so that those who are having some real hard times could benefit a little from the exhibition. We started the bidding at only 5 bucks and were able to raise 1600 bucks for the Mission. I had a great time and I hope to do more of these in the near future everyone wins, the students get a free demo, the art actually helps someone in need in it's sale, and I get a free model for 3 hours.
















19 comments:

Georgann said...

What a great way way to raise money for charity. Wonderful work.

Any chance that you'll be putting out a painting DVD anytime soon. I loved the drawing DVD, you're a great teacher.

Tim said...

Thanks David,
The Bowery Mission does great things for folks who are down and out. Your demo was a perfect segue from the "Hard Times" show.
A great cause and a great drawing !!
Tim

AztcFireFlower said...

Always strong character portraits.
Beautiful work as always, David.

AztcFireFlower said...

Always strong character portraits.
Beautiful work as always, David.

Anonymous said...

As amazing as usual. Thank you very much, you are such an inspiration and a model to follow. Greetings from Spain.

Pierre Raby said...

Great idea David and the drawing is profundly inspiring just like your generosity.

Sam Gilmore said...

Love your art work. It's very inspiring and I want to paint/draw like you when I grow up. I'm only 43. ;)

Lyno said...

Great David :)!

andreyyanchenko said...

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claydesigner said...

Stunning rendition! Do you use pastel pencils, conte, or what? An artist with a social conscience! Great!
Will you be having any workshops in North Carolina in 2011?
Regards,
Yvonne

Jody Regan Paints! said...

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