Draw Along 13 – 12 LINE CHALLENGE

It’s the 12 lines of Christmas – the challenge is to draw each figure in just 12 lines. A line can’t be a long, detailed line but a simple C-curve, S-curve or like a letter J – fairly straight with a curl at the end. This is a Draw Along video where we put up […]

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Draw Along 12 – GEOMETRIC SHAPE CHALLENGE

Welcome to the Draw Along Club! We’ll put up a series of poses and draw them on screen. If you like, you can get your sketchbook out and draw with us. We chat about the drawings themselves, what to look for in the poses and life drawing in general. In this one, we take on […]

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Draw Along Club 11 – Lets Practise Together

Welcome to the Draw Along Club! In these videos, we put up a series of references photos from the wonderful Croquis Cafe and draw them on screen. We narrate it all, and invite you to draw along with us. In this episode, we draw three 3 minute poses, two 5 minute poses and a 10 […]

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Draw Along Club 10 – Foreshortening Marathon

I wouldn’t be surprised if this was the most unpopular video we’ve done! Only difficult foreshortened poses, for more than an hour! The idea is that foreshortening in life drawing is not so much a complex technical issue, but more a matter of familiarity. To learn more about that, check out this video/article. So this […]

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Draw Along Club 9 – practise with us

This Draw Along has two 30 seconds drawings – a great way to loosen up and let go. Then two 60 second drawings, which feel like a lifetime after the 30 second ones. Then two 5 minute drawings and a 12 minute drawing. In case you haven’t seen a Draw Along before, it’s all about […]

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Draw Along Club 8

This time we started with two 3 minute drawings, two 5 minute drawings and a 10 minute drawing. There’s no special rules this time, so just relax and sketch what you see. We discuss each pose and how we tackled them, including the shapes and lines we were looking for to help guide the drawing. […]

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Draw Along 7

In this Draw Along, we do three 3 minute poses and then a 15 minute pose. We ramble a bit at the start, but hopefully our conversation makes a bit more sense after a bit 😉 In case you haven’t seen a Draw Along before, it’s all about practice – the number one ingredient to […]

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Draw Along Club 6

Practice is the key to getting better at life drawing. These videos are designed to help you get more of it. We show a series of life model poses, draw them on-screen and narrate the process. You can draw along with us. In this Draw Along, we have two 3 minute poses, two 5 minute […]

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Draw Along Club 5 – real time drawing practice

Welcome to another Draw Along Club. In these videos, we put up a series of drawings on the screen, we draw them and narrate the process. If you want to get out your sketchbook and draw along with us, that would be great! This time we started with 5 blind drawings, each one lasting 1 […]

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Draw Along Club 4: movement and gesture

This is the fourth Draw Along Club video, where we put up a series of reference photos of life models and show ourselves drawing them, and narrate the drawing process. In this one, we are working out an exercise to help achieve movement and rhythm in our quick drawings. The idea is that in our […]

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