Much better photos...

...of Christopher and Jessica, from July's session, courtesy Agnes Domanska. Jessica is part of the local fire-breathing performance troupe Fire Fabulon. Read all about them in Sarah "Sparkly Devil" Klein's Metro Times article from last year.


Having your cake and sketches too

So anyway: What could make three hours of drinking and socializing and drawing beautiful costumed burlesque dancers and digging DJ T63's eclectic mix even better? My wife found something - cake! One of the members of her Greek dancing group had a birthday and she called to ask if she should bring the leftover half-a-cake. Um... yeah? Cake? Hells yeah! So that's where that came from.

Got some art to share from last night's session, from regular Jim Anderson:

...two from Sketchy newbie Francis Vallejo:

...and two more from another first-timer, Kathy Bailey:

More, more! Send more art, everyone. And remember, if you have art or photos you'd like to display at the Belmont for next month's session please let me know!


Dr Sketchy X-travaganza!!

The tenth installment of DS:MCD was a smash hit! More new folks, plenty of familiar faces, two fantastic models, one great DJ - and cake!!! More to come on the evening's goings-on, but I wanted to thank everyone for coming out, especially DJ T-63 and of course Christopher and Jessica. Hopefully someone got better photos than I did (send art, everyone!), but here's a taste for now.

Also, more on Dr. Sketchy Detroit's anniversary plans to come, too!

Meanwhile, take a look at what ol' Sparkly Devil's been up to!


Dr. Sketchy July, and beyond!

Hi again art monkeys,

First off, don't be alarmed by the new email address. I've finally got my official Hatch-sponsored account put together (Hatch sponsors Dr. Sketchy in Hamtramck/Detroit - check out our web site to see more of what we're up to around town).

Second: We are 100% go for this Thursday (July 26) at the Belmont, 7-10pm. We've got a live DJ lined up and of course the amazing Christopher from the Causing a Scene burlesque troupe modeling, along with the intriguingly-named Jessica Rabbit - two models, no waiting, still only $5 to get in and draw! (Consider it a make-up for missing a session in June.)

Lastly: Be sure to keep THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 open! It's Dr. Sketchy:Motor City Division's one year anniversary, and there are some fabulous doings in the works! More details to come, but for now...


One thing I'm arranging for the anniversary is to hang art created during past Dr. Sketchy sessions on the walls at the Belmont. They have monthly art shows there, and making Sketchy sketches their next exhibit seems like a natural since they've become our adopted home.

So I urge you all to go thru your sketchbooks and photo files and (cheaply) frame up your best stuff to be part of the show. You don't need to get it to me this Thursday necessarily (though that'd be nice), but if you have something to contribute, let me know. It'll have to be hung before Aug. 23 (I'll get a more definite deadline to you all shortly) and I can arrange to pick it up from you if necessary.

See you this Thursday at 7pm!



Hey all, sorry to be out of touch...

The next Dr. Sketchy Detroit is scheduled and coming up fast! We'll be doing our thing Thursday, July 26, 7-10pm at the Belmont. Christopher at Causing A Scene has volunteered to pose for us, and you for sure don't want to miss that! Plus, he's going to try to recruit another model, a woman he called "Jessica Rabbit." Jeepahs!

See you all there!