Soirée des Muses

A salon-style evening of artistry and inspiration brought to your own home by The Pearling Principle.

Our ever popular Muses & Dancers - Arielle & Brendan - have created their own unique model drawing & multi-disciplinary arts salon, Co-Hosted by dance artist Sydney Schiff and interdisciplinary artist Lynne St. Clare Foster (founder of the Society of Illustrators Sketch Nights!). This recurring interactive event is brought to you live on Zoom and is recorded for subsequent on-demand viewing.

Our Live sessions are currently on hiatus, but you can still register to view ALL of our on-demand videos at your liesure:

Come Fly with Me Again! is a continuation of our whirlwind romance to destinations unknown. Featuring dynamic live sketches by Guest Artist Warren Bradley, a fabulous & sophisticated live performance of original songs and arrangements by Acute Inflections, and even more new scenes that transport us to other times and places. (Currently in post-production.)

Come Fly with Me! features Guest Artists Leslie Cober-Gentry and Lynne St. Clare Foster, original music by guest singer Ejyp Johnson, and special sets and costumes that transport us to other times and places. (Currently in post-production.)

January's session is led by ever-popular artist and Guest MC Ted Michalowski, and features award-winning master artist Mr. Leonid Gervits, along with fabulous original songs by the incomparable alt cabaret singer/songwriter Carol Lipnik. (Currently in post-production.)

December features guest artist Yuko Katakawa, music spotlight by Leslie Sarah Cohen, and jazz pianist Jordan Piper. Guest MC Steve Johnson. (Currently in post-production.)

November features guest artist Normandie Syken and live music performed by Jolani Phoenix.

October features lecture demos by our Guest Artist Bil Donovan, live music performed by Jordan Pettay and Luke Sellick on saxophone & bass, and an original short film by Rose Poage.

September features a live drawing and discussion with Guest Artist Andrea Selby, and live jazz music performed by Moonglow Duo.

July features Guest Artist Christine Liu and live music by virtuoso violinist Courtenay Cleary.

Each monthly interactive multi-disciplinary offering provides a range of special features, including:

  • TWO MODELS - solo short poses & double medium/long poses

  • TWO CAMERAS offer you a choice of views

  • Original fashion & costume designs

  • New & improved studio lighting, plus on-location sets

  • Specially curated musical playlist

  • LIVE Music Performances

  • Special Guest Spotlights

  • Dance Breaks!

  • Art Share

  • Helpdesk Monitor available during Live session

  • Subsequent On-Demand Video recordings include EXTENDED BONUS MATERIAL

  • Suitable for all ages, artistic disciplines and levels of experience

Multiple Donation Tiers:

    • $10 - Students with ID (must email image of ID with photo)

    • $20 - General

    • $25 or more - Supporter

    • $30 or more - Sponsor a student

    • Bundle & Save $60 Jan/Feb/Mar 2021 THREE MONTHS Live AND On-Demand Versions (2 live + 3 videos)!

    • Bundle & Save $75 for ALL 2020 On-Demand Videos

October Highlights

Brendan at the Moulin Rouge by Bil Donovan

September Highlights

Past Live Music

Saxophonist Jordan Pettay

Bassist Luke Sellick

Jazz Duo Ellen Weiss & Jonathan Finkelman

Virtuoso Violinist Courtenay Cleary

July Highlights

Illustration by Guest Artist Christine Liu