This scene has now been divided into several parts to help me focus on one movement at a time and achieve better results- bite size! also it's changed a lot, mainly on whim... After re working scene 2 so that Nina's spin ended with her balancing on the knuckles of her feet, the following scene required a bit of a re-think.
Here's a very old test to remind everybody what the full Scene 3 used to look like:
Some painful looking videos i used as reference for some movements i was attempting to realistically draw:
What the first part of scene 3 looked like to begin with:
With timing change and more exaggerated movement- legs visible through dress:
Final keys that i handed to Robbie to inbetween, invisible legs again:
Shout out to Nuria again, my timing guru!
Sketchbook research (photocopies from "Classic Human Anatomy for artists, Guide to Form Function and Movement, Valerie L. Winslow; observational sketches, postcard from Da Vinci exhibition at McManus Galleries, Dundee)