model April

Open Sketch


Life Drawing – Tucson

model Lulu   model Jerry
model Lynn  

Open Sketch – Figure Drawing

All at TDS ~ The Drawing Studio

Friday evenings: 6-9 pm
Sundays: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Monday evenings: 6-9 pm

3-hour pose costumed on Friday evenings
All other sessions have short poses,
from 2 minutes to one hour
Easels and drawing horses provided at TDS
Use odorless or very low-odor solvents,
& bag your rags, please.
Session fee is $10.
(Associates may buy vouchers @ $75 for 10.)

Photo Policy is stated below.

The Drawing Studio

2760 N. Tucson Blvd.
(at Glenn)


Open Sketch fee
is $10.

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Web design by Rebecca Olson




Model Schedule


Pop-up Sessions Monday Monday
Evening 6-9 pm AM 9:30-12:30
AM 9:30-12:30
Evening 6-9 pm
Mar 31 Chante Apr 2: Allison Apr 3 Emily NEW 3 Rambo R
7 Rainy D 9 Gabrielle L 10 Colleen R 10 Gaby H
14 Cecil M 16 Laura B 17 Gaby 17 Rakel K
21 Gaby 23 Judith S 24 Edin S 24 Gabrielle
28 Huajilla 30 Gaby H May 1 TBA 1 TBA
5 Colleen R 7 Laura B 8 TBA 8 TBA
12 Bradford T 14 Colleen R 15 Tanya R 15 TBA
19 Cecil M 21 Gabrielle L

22 Colleen R

22 TBA
26 TBA 28 Brad T 29 TBA 29 TBA

All sessions are $10

In JUNE, all MONDAY AM Sessions are OFF for Youth Art of Summer.
Monday AM sessions are back ON in JULY.
Sessions that are costumed are marked with a yellow background.
Names underlined link to costumed photos of the model.

Join the mailing list email Rebecca.

The Drawing Studio website now posts
a model schedule for Open Studio

Monday mornings are monitored by Howard Yoffe,
and Monday nights are monitored by Stephen Judy.

Rebecca Olson monitors on Sunday AM (short poses) and
Friday evening sessions (one long pose,
costumed, good for painters).
Christy Olsen, Erika Atwood, and Reid Silvern
serve as substitutes.

Open Studio sessions continue* throughout the summer,
and year-round. *Mostly... so check for updates.
Monday mornings in June 2017 are OFF due to Youth Art of Summer.
(Open Studio is OFF on Thanksgiving, Christmas (Eve & Day),
and New Year's Day)

Want to receive email announcements?
Email Rebecca.
Painters are welcome for the long poses:
Friday evenings are one long pose, costumed.

(Painters are requested to use odorless solvents,
and bag your rags.)

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Coordinated by
Rebecca Olson

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"Re: Open Sketch" to

The TDS website
now also posts
a model schedule.

Our experienced
and creative models
are a constant source
of inspiration.
We salute them!

2760 N. Tucson Blvd.
at Glenn

Model schedule
is subject to change
without notice.
TBA = To Be

I haven't yet
scheduled it or
posted it, or the
monitor has not
yet let me know.
Tune in later!

Session Monitors:

Stephen Judy
Rebecca Olson
Howard Yoffe

Reid Silvern
Christy Olsen
Pete McCray
Bob White
Tom Bielejec
Betty Counseller

Rebecca's website:


Re. New or Pop-up
At this time
we have no news
of new sessions.
We'd be glad to
hear of any,
and post referrals
to other pages for
more information.

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(The Drawing Studio MOVED OUT
of 33 S. 6th Ave. downtown)

And since March 20, 2015, OpenSketch takes place at . . .
2760 N. Tucson Blvd.
(SE corner at Glenn)


Photo Policy >>>

Photo Policy

Photos for reference are permitted ONLY during costumed sessions,
and even then, only with the model's permission.
Attending only to take photos is not appropriate.

Taking a photo during our nude figure sessions is ABSOLUTELY prohibited.