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News & announcements: Theo's evening light photos

Theo can't stop won't stop! Today, he brings us a bundle of 54 photos taken over the course of an evening. You can see the light transition from late afternoon to golden sunset to the first winks of stars in twilight. Study the varying ways that these lights play over the human form, with Theo's signature gymnatic posts. Continue reading

News & announcements: Staving off a bot swarm

Many apologies for the lag and downtime this morning and afternoon! Around 10am PST, the site was swarmed by a shocking number of spam bots all trying to post garbage at once. There's always a few dozen spam bots we fend off every hour, but this was a spike almost verging on a denial of service attack. Continue reading

News & announcements: Window-lit poses, part 2

We are so lucky to be able to say we have another free-to-everyone bundle for figure study from photographer Theo. He's releasing a second set of 32 images in the same spirit as his original window-lit set, that everyone can use for free right away. Continue reading

News & announcements: Animal travel images

Today, we have a set of new animal images that photographer Yen Shu Liao captured in their travels and chose to submit to the site. This is a set of 83 images that is now immediately available for everyone in our animal drawing tool. It includes a wide variety of birds from around the world, lions, amphibians, reptiles, even some farm animals, and more! Continue reading

News & announcements: Oiled poses from Theo

Photographer Theo brings us a bundle of 65 stunning new images. "I oiled myself up for these poses as Greek athletes used to do and the result was some pictures with beautiful radiant skin. I know the skin toning is more important for painters, but I hope it is still inspirational for all the figure drawers here." These images are available in the study photo store -- grab them today! :) Here's a... Continue reading

News & announcements: Beachside figure study photos from Theo

Even though we are out of Javani and Olga images, never feat! Photographer Theo has been busy, and brings us a set of 59 photos taken outdoors at the beach. These are very unique, often gymnastic poses and angles under natural light. You can add this set to your study rotation - and support photographer Theo - for just $3.49. :) Here's some samples of the types of images you'll find inside: ... Continue reading