Notification of New Open Figure Drawing Workshops / + TUTORIALS - SUBSCRIBE HERE!


The Character-A-Fortnight Event : CAFÉ 006


[left]A big thank you to the folks from Freedom of Teach for their contribution to this Workshop:

CAFÉ Special Stage 01 - THE MALE ÉCORCHÉ


[left]Due to request, THE MALE ÉCORCHÉ Workshop has been extended from 2 weeks to 4 weeks in duration - so there’s lots of time to participate:

CAFÉ Special Stage 01 - THE MALE ÉCORCHÉ


Esmeralda Acosta - AztcFireFlower on the forums - is teaching a Drawing Workshop with Frost Workshops, starting June 29:


Frost Workshops Presents:
New Summer Weekend workshops in Southern California and
Near Yosemite. Most workshops are user-ready.*
Starting June 29, 2007

                     Contact Laurie Siqueido
                     Toll free [b]877 578-4441
                     [/b]E-mail, [u][/u]

Study with extraordinary Professionals who are also extraordinary educators. Each instructor will teach workshops in Anaheim, California and North Fork, California which is 25 miles from Yosemite. You may call for lodging options.
*User-ready = materials, easels, drawing boards, paint, brushes, etc.
Attendee will not need to bring anything but a will to learn and experience
[i]quality instruction. Just show up!

                     [/i]Please call or email for [b]details,[/b] [b]schedule and registration[/b] toll free: [b]877 578-4441[/b]
  Email: [u][/u]

Ms. Acosta is a brilliant draughtsman whose career includes 2D effects animation for Dreamworks and Warner Bros. Samples of her work may be seen here:

[left]Ms. Acosta posts her work to CGTalk here. Drop by to say hello!


For anyone interested in joining a Los Angeles area drawing group, I am organizing an informal, come as you are drawing group at the LA Zoo for:

   [b]Sunday, July 1, 11 AM at the Los Angeles Zoo, meet at the MAIN ENTRANCE:[/b]
   Here is the information on the LA Zoo:
         [/b]Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Zoo is open every day of the year except December 25. Please note that the Zoo starts putting animals in for the night at 4 p.m. Ticket sales cease one hour prior to closing time. 
           [left][b]ZOO        ADDRESS
         [/b]The          Los Angeles Zoo is located at [b]5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA        90027[/b]. The Zoo's phone number is [b]323/644-4200[/b]. [[b]Click here for Driving Directions [/b]](
                            [b]ANIMALS AT THE ZOO[/b][[b]
           Click here for a list of animals in the Zoo's collection[/b]](
                               [b]GENERAL                  ADMISSION PRICES
               [/b]Adults              (ages 13 - up)
                                 Seniors              (age 62 and up)
                                 Children              (ages 2 to 12)
                                 Children              (under 2) 
                           [left][b]GROUP          DISCOUNTS
   [/b]If you'll be attending the Zoo with a party of 15 or more people, you can purchase group-rate tickets at the following amounts:
           [left]Adults:          $7 per person ($3 off regular admission)
           Children (ages 2-12): $4 ($1 off regular admission)
           [left]Group-rate tickets can be purchased in any combination totaling 15 or more tickets. You may purchase tickets at the gate on the day of your visit, or if you would like to receive them prior to your visit, [[b]click            here to purchase group discount tickets online.[/b]](

Post here if you are interested, or feel free to email me at
Hope some people can make it out. :slight_smile:


LA Zoo Sketch Meeting Tomorrow, 11:00 AM - Reminder

Just a reminder - I’ve heard back from several people that they’re coming, anyone is welcome to show up - I’ll be at the LA Zoo entrance from about 11:00 - 11:30 am - people are free to stick together, head off in their own directions, or whatever. I’m headed to Marina del Rey to catch Ratatouille at 7:40 pm afterwards, anyone is welcome to come see that as well:

AMC Loews Marina 6 - Ratatouille at 7:40 pm
13455 Maxella Ave., Store 270,
Marina Del Rey, CA - 90292
7:40 pm showing

Cheers :slight_smile:


For anyone in the Los Angeles area interested in joining the informal Los Angeles Drawing Group, where anyone is welcome to come out and draw in public locations around the LA area, I have created the Google Group: “Los Angeles Drawing Group”:

All are welcome to join the Google Group - as a member, you will receive email notifications of posts made by other members about upcoming events and related information.

If you have difficulty joining the Google Group, or would like more information, feel free to email me.


I am very saddened to report that Glen Angus (gangus on the forums), great artist and mentor, has passed away.

All our best to his family.


The Character-A-Fortnight Event : CAFÉ 007


My apologies, folks, but what follows is a shameless plug:

In the fall, I will be teaching live courses similar to the online Workshop formats on the Anatomy Forum at two Los Angeles area locations: Otis College of Art and Irvine Valley College. For those of you who might be interested in taking these courses, links are below. Please spread the word! :slight_smile:

At Otis College of Art in Los Angeles, I will be teaching the following courses:

Digital Figure Anatomy

Digital Painting from Masterworks

At Irvine Valley College, I will be teaching the following course:

Life Drawing I

Additionally, I teach a very informal life drawing session at Mahanaim Art in Cerritos, CA on Thursday evenings, 6pm - 8pm. If you are interested in the Mahanaim sessions, please contact me by email at

*For a full list of my teaching schedule, please visit this link.

Thank you for your interest and for your continued support of the Anatomy Forum! :slight_smile:


Intervain is running an awesome 3D Workshop here:

Click link or picture to participate! :slight_smile:

3d Sculpting Workshop - Old Age


[left]‘Old’ friend Kevin Chen has started up an awesome new Concept Art Academy in Pasadena. Click the link below to find out more details! :slight_smile:


Intervain’s fantastic 3d Workshop has concluded, and the best work from it may be seen here:

SPOTLIGHT: BEST of 3d Sculpting Workshop - Old Age

[left]Be sure to suggest ideas for the next 3D Workshop here:

[center]3D Sculpting Workshops - ideas for the next workshop!



[left]Intervain is running an awesome 3D Workshop here -

[center]Click link or picture to participate! :slight_smile:


3D Sculpting Workshop - MOTION



Sharpen your pencils and dust off your Wacoms, because there is going to an awesome 2D Workshop coming in 2008…prepare yourselves! :slight_smile:


[color=Orange]>>>OFDW 022: Jan. 10, 2008 - Feb. 25, 2008<<<[/color]

[left]It’s on! It’s been a year since I’ve last run an OFDW, and it’s time this bad boy is back on. Hoping to see a lot of great entries from you 2D Artists! :slight_smile:


Hi folks,

Just wanted to hear your feedback on what you would like to see here in the Tutorials and Workshops Forum.

Please post your ideas and suggestions >>here<<, thank you!


Now Open!!!

[center]>>Open Figure Drawing Workshop - HANDS - 023<<



Now Open!!!

>>>3D Sculpting Workshop - ANIMAL IN REPOSE
with Anandpg<<<


For Anandpg’s 3D Sculpting Workshop - ANIMAL IN REPOSE, I have created the thread below which is a compilation of the References linked so far by Workhop participants - please continue to add your own references for the Workshop!

Reference Resources for 3D Sculpting Workshop - ANIMAL IN REPOSE

Please post your reference links both here to the Workshop thread and to the above thread if possible, so we can find your links! :slight_smile: