Apache dancers on their way to work. A4 sketchbook Pen and watercolor.

Apache dancers on their way to work.  A4 sketchbook Pen and watercolor.

Great stuff Lew and that really is/was a true stereotype at one time. Love those dancing feet of Powerful Pierre..(-:

Always great imagination and full of humour.

Love it, Lewis, especially the beefy chap on the right - great expression!

Another beauty Lewis, and an interesting tale to boot !

Thanks very much for your generous comments. This was done a bit hurriedly, but, oddly, the sketchiness appeals to me.

Wonderful Lewis. You always manage to arouse one’s imagination to a surreal level.

That's great Lewis, full of little bits that make me giggle like the dancer applying her lipstick and the "Norah Batty " stockinged lady with a cat under her arm!!??

Great detail Lew, and I love the facial expressions!

The lady in green looks very sniffy and completely disapproving .Fab expressions.

Nice to see you at your drawing board again Lewis. Excellent!

Hang on Studio Wall

In case you don't know. 'Apache' dancing is a Parisian dance based on the old time gangsters and their molls. In the dance the girl gets thrown around, then she turns the tables and roughs up the man. Don't know if it's still done...it's all part of my imaginary Paris.

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Lewis Cooper

Self taught. Love drawing. Like to make pictures up, without using reference pics, often in cartoon style. I do other pictures where I do use reference. I'm knocking on a bit, born in 1940 in Greenwich, London. Retired, and loving it.

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