Standing man - 4 quick sketches

The Importance of Practising Quick Drawing

Most life drawing sessions include quick drawings between 1 and 5 minutes, and most teachers highly recommend regularly drawing quick poses. If you’re drawing from photo references, the website quickposes.com allows a maximum of 2 minutes per pose. So why is it useful and important? Mayko and I talked it through and here’s what we came up […]

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Drawings from your fellow students 4

My wife and I recently visited the legendary Académie de la Grande Chaumière life drawing session in Paris. Rather than the tea and biscuits we get here in the UK, they had wine and cheese – stereotypes are strong at life drawing session breaks. They also had some excellent artists: Back in London at the Holborn […]

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