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News & announcements: 12 new animal photos

The animal drawing tool has gained 12 new practice photos featuring a very athletic Standard Poodle practicing hoop jumping tricks. There's even a bonus human in each of these photos, if you're looking for an additional drawing challenge. Continue reading

News & announcements: Skip class segments and snooze photos

Hello artists! A few small but mighty improvements have rolled out over the last week. First off, a new button that appears in class mode. Use this button to skip an entire class segment, rather than just skipping a photo. This can be useful if you were mid-way through a long class, but then lost your place due to a power cut or other unforseen event. Continue reading

News & announcements: Drive-in photo bundle

In another show of massive creativity as they try to find ways to keep live figure model sessions accessible during the Time of Covid, Betsy and David posed outdoors where artists could drive-up and sketch from the safety of their cars! This bundle was shot during that event. The entire thing is shot under natural light, though they add fill light at sunset. Excellent for tone and color studies. Add... Continue reading

News & announcements: Teachers, Professors and Art Instructors! Info for you!

I know that many of you are currently planning for your fall semesters, and struggling to decide how to manage social distancing and figure study from home. This is just a reminder that if you are an instructor who has had to close down your RL drawing/painting/sculpting/whatever that needs a figure model class, please contact me and let me know how long your semester is -- I will give all of... Continue reading

News & announcements: Filter images by age range

Did you notice that this week we launched a new feature for the Figure Drawing tool? You can now choose to include or exclude specific age ranges. We had been getting requests for the ability to filter out children and babies and have them be part of their own practice sessions, given their dramatically different proportions from adults. Continue reading