Habit tracker Yoga, water, N.B., coconut oil Ballet there for bullet journal / bujo Materials you will need Copic sketch marker RV91, W1 Staedtler gray, light gray fineliners Watercolours : Sepia, Cerulean, Indigo, Carmine, Burnt Umber Prussian Blue, Winsor Violet, Naples Yellow, Neutral Tint Washi tape, stickers, scissors, ruler Marking boundaries for our illustration to fit the bullet journal page. Making a pencil sketch of ballet shoes and a tutu If you want to see more free tutorials, please subscribe to my channel and give this video thumbs up. Ballet’s origins go back to the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century. The term itself comes from Italian “ballare” which means “to dance.” When Italian noblewoman Catherine de Medici married the French King Henry II, she introduced ballet into the French court. Wetting areas around the shoes with a clean brush. A light wash of Cerulean blue. Adding a light wash of Prussian blue. Covering shadow areas with a mix of Winsor Violet and Prussian blue. During the early stages of ballet, dancers wore sophisticated layered costumes with pantaloons, masks and big headdresses. Prussian blue Ballet shoes had small heels and did not look like contemporary dance shoes at all. Light wash of Naples Yellow Ballet shoes had small heels and did not look like contemporary dance shoes at all. Adding a bit of Carmine (light wash) to the shoes. Dance movements were different, too : small hops, slides, gentle turns and promenades. Naples Yellow with Winsor Violet. Light wash of Indigo Catherine de Medici encouraged the growth of ballet’s popularity with the help of festivals. March bujo – Plan with me A century later, in 1661, King Louis XIV of France founded the Academie Royale de Danse Burnt Umber In 1673, ballet became an integral part of the Academie Royale de Musique (Royal Academy of Music, former Academy of Opera). Indigo Blue In the 18th century, the first non-heeled ballet shoes appeared, allowing dancers to perform jumps and leaps unimaginable before. In 1795, a sort of “flying machine” was invented by Charles Didelo that consisted of a rope and a pulley system Sepia This machine lifted dancers up so that they could stand on their toes. Sepia mixed with Indigo The first dance on pointe ballet shoes was performed by Marie Taglioni in 1832. Sepia plus Neutral Tint The early version of the pointe shoes was made of satin with the sides and toes being darned to help them hold their shapes. Late 18th century saw a rise of a sturdy, flat platform at the front end of the shoe called “the toe box”. Cerulean Blue Burnt Umber It is believed that the birth of the modern pointe shoe happened in the early 20th century thanks to the Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova Winsor Violet Naples Yellow mixed with Winsor Violet Neutral Tint mixed with Sepia Pavlova had very high, arched insteps and slender, tapered feet which were prone to injuries in pointe shoes. To avoid injuries, Pavlova inserted toughened leather soles into her shoes and flattened and hardened their “toe box”. Indigo (light wash) Naples Yellow plus Carmine Russia’s first professional ballet company was founded in 1738 and named the Imperial Ballet School. Winsor Violet (light wash) It is now known as Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet and is located in Saint Petersburg During the early part of the 19th century, dancing en pointe (on toe) became very popular and was reserved for women only. Carmine (light wash) Dancers performed in white, bell-like skirts that ended at the calf, making them look like a romantic fairy whose goodness triumphed over evil. Neutral Tint and Sepia Some of the most famous ballets were composted in the 19th century in Russia by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Those were Sleeping beauty, The Nutcracker, and Swan Lake Neutral Tint plus Indigo Carmine mixed with Winsor Violet: shadows on the inner side and ribbons Cerulean blue plus Winsor Violet In the early 20th century, the Russian theater producer Serge Diaghilev searched for the country’s brightest dancers, choreographers, composers, singers, and designers Diaghilev thus formed a performance group called The Ballets Russes which later became the most influential ballet company of the 20th century. Cerulean Blue Winsor Violet + Carmine The Ballets Russes toured Europe and America, performing a wide variety of ballets. Dotting the tutu skirt to imitate gauze Diaghilev commissioned music for his group from such famous composers as Claud Debussy, Sergei Prokofiev, Igor Stravinsky. Adding highlights with a white gel pen Dance costumes were commissioned from Coco Chanel and Leon Bakst Dance costumes were commissioned from Coco Chanel and Leon Bakst The Ballets Russes also introduced European and American audiences to Russian folklore through tales, music and design motifs. The influence of this group lats until now. After painting has completely dried, cutting it out Using washi tape to attach it to the bujo’s page Filling in March calendar Several of Diaghilev’s ballet dancers left the company and settled in the U.S. in the 1930-s. Copic marker RV91 Grayish Cherry One of them, George Balanchine, founded the New York City Ballet and firmly established ballet in America Space for important dates Space for important dates Another important figure among the Russian ballet emigré generation was Adolph Bolm who studied in the Vaganova Academy. If you want to support me to create more videos, consider sending me a cup of coffee on Ko-fi link in the description box Bolm worked in Chicago and San Francisco and apart from starting several dance companies in the U.S., he also choreographed for Hollywood movies. After the Ballets Russes period, ballet started to actively develop in Europe. Staedtler’s gray fineliner Hatching in the shadow areas e.g. The Royal Ballet opened in London and The Royal Danish Ballet – in Copenhagen Copic marker W1 Warm gray Space for aims Space for books to read and movies to watch Erasing pencil Little fans will act as bullet points Page for habit tracker Staedtler fineliners: dark gray and light gray Yoga tracker Water drinking tracker Tracking habits such as drinking enough water every day Let’s try to imitate vintage theater posters for this page’s packground Drawing a ballet shoe with Staedtler fineliner Creating dimension with hatching and cross-hatching Trying a new habit: using coconut oil for teeth and skin and hair Drawing a ballerina Giselle ballet Bolshoi Theater Ballet Shading with pencil I’m using a washi tape for borders Today, ballet companies exist in many areas on the world’s map Finance tracker Giving letters more dimension with the help of shadows Copic sketch marker RV91 Grayish Cherry Copic sketch marker W1 Warm Gray Staedtler gray fineliner Date, amount Space for income and spendings Thanks for watching!