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7 life drawing shorts to do at home

Published 9 September 2020

In 2018, we hosted the world’s first-ever livestreamed life drawing class from the Royal Academy’s famous Life Room, #LifeDrawingLive. Grab a pencil and have a crack at each pose by life model Andrew Crayford.

  • What you need


    Some paper and a pen or pencil is all you really need to take part – if all you’ve got is a napkin and a biro, that’s just fine – although you could also work with pastels, charcoal or any other materials you want to try. We recommend you watch on a desktop and go full-screen if you can, to get the best possible view of the model.

    Share your work


    We’d love to see your sketches. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to share photos of your drawing with the hashtag #LifeDrawingShorts.

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    Pose one

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose two

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose three

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose four

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose five

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose six

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.

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    Pose seven

    Pose by Andrew Crayford.