Muse for your art

Updated: Jun 27, 2020, 08:50 IST | Sukanya Datta | Mumbai

Based on themes such as oriental and warrior, she dresses up and poses for hours on IGTV or Zoom for artists to sketch her.

Oriental themed artwork by Ekta Bharati
Oriental themed artwork by Ekta Bharati

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Looking for real-life inspiration for art? Bengaluru-based Lilian D'Mello is hosting live sketching sessions, where she stands on the other side of the easel as an art model. Based on themes such as oriental and warrior, she dresses up and poses for hours on IGTV or Zoom for artists to sketch her. "It's different from regular modelling as unlike photo shoots, one has to hold a pose for hours," says the 23-year-old who took the online route after the lockdown began. While the theme for Saturday is the Filipino portrait Tres Maria, the one for Sunday's live stream, which is free, is dancing with flowers.

On June 27 and 28
Log on to @lilian.dmello on Instagram for details

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