Tempo is Opera shaken & stirred! The Minnesota Opera's Tempo is one of the premier Twin Cities arts organizations for young professionals between the ages of 21 and 39. Wanna learn more? Then keep on reading.... [more]
The costumes were gorgeous-- my eyes couldn't get enough of them! The singers' voices were powerful and moving. I felt honored to be welcomed as an artist and given the opportunity to try to capture some of Mary Stuart's magnificence!
Is there anything more fun to sketch than Elizabethan garb? Probably not. But there are probably easier things to draw on the fly on a moving target! The hats! The voluminous skits! Those crazy collars! Giant fluffy bloomers! Conveying emotion in body language under all those layers of clothes must be hard on the actors, but they did a great job. Then the task was up to me to draw what the actors put forth.