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But mistakes are part of the fun at this sexy life drawing class. The shows benevolent dictator, Dusty Limits, orders me to stick with my first draft. So, Im sorry, Ruka, but you have a huge lantern jaw and a five oclock shadow. Ive never been m u c h o f a n artist, but Dr Sketchy is less about learning to draw than making life draw- ing sexy and fun, with burlesque models and a few beers. Classes are in louche drinking dens such as the elegantly frayed upstairs bar at Islingtons Old Queens Head. The 40 or 50 pupils packing out the room are a b o h e m i a n , t w e n t y - something crowd, and a couple of birthday par- ties have reserved the sofas in the middle of the class, adding to the feel that this could be a comedy club or a cosy gig. Artisticbeginnings DR SKETCHYS began in New York in 2005 as an anti-art school. In 2007, Ruka, the aforementioned model, attended one of their nights and decided London could do with a dose of sexy life drawing. After roping in friends from Londons burlesque scene to pose for the classes, Dr Sketchys became a regular event, at venues such as Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green and The Vauxhall Tavern. These days the club is run by 26-year-old Clare Marie, a glamorous young thing whose day job is running the burlesque bou- tique What Katie Did. I think its fun to not just g o o u t a n d drink, but to actually do something, she says. We get the odd professional illustrator, admits Dusty. 12 Tuesday, 4 August 2009 London Lite The Lite guy guide to investinginmemorabilia With the recession biting hard, its a great time to cash in your celebrity memorabilia. ted Owen, of, explains how to make a small fortune. CHECK, THEN CHECK AGAIN NEVER buy without double checking an items veracity. Plenty of people sell fake memorabilia, so verify every item with a group like the Autograph Collectors Club or an auction house. USE YOUR IMAGINATION ENTERING a competition at imagine. gives you the chance to win The Beatles 1962 contract, worth 500,000, for the price of a few Lottery tickets. CASH IN ON AUTOGRAPHS THE appreciation in the value of celebrity signatures is immense. You can treble your investment quickly. BIG SUMS FOR JACKO RELICS ONE of Michael Jacksons jackets from his Jackson Five days sold for 21,000 last week. Before his death, it would have struggled to fetch 1,000. A Jacko autograph which would have earned 300 tops before is now 1,000. ITEMS WITH BECKS APPEAL INVEST in the superstars. Footballers autographs are generally worth very little, but a Beckham will fetch 700. NICK McGRATH Jacko jackpot: Michael Jackson memorabilia now gets big money put some lead in your pencil Thesexy art class thats a realdraw Getting creative: Ms Cheesecake with Johnny BY johnnY sharp Spendit! 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