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 OFF
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm – new time
Sundays: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon – new time
Monday evenings: 6-9 pm

(3-hour pose costumed on Friday evenings – OFF)
3-hour pose nude on Saturday mornings Off and On
Sunday and Monday 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.
(TDS 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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Altered photographs and
Web design by Rebecca Olson





Model Schedule



AM 9:00-12:00 AM 9:30-12:30 AM 9:00-12:00
Evening 6-9 pm
June 1 Allison 2 Sarah 3 OFF 3 TBA
8 Kimberly 9 Isaac W 10 OFF 10 Alyssa
15 CLEL 16 CLEL 17 OFF 17 Isaac
22 Sarah 23 Laura B 24 OFF 24 Shanna
29 Beth 30 Khalilah T July 1 OFF July 1 Sarah
6 Benita 7 Sarah M 8 OFF 8 Norman
13 Clel 14 Isaac W 15 OFF 15 Huajilla
20 Pia M 21 Isaac W 22 Benita G 22 Desert
27 TBA 28 TBA 29 TBA 29 Khalilah
3 TBA 4 TBA 5 TBA 5 Isaac
10 TBA 11 Laura B 12 TBA 12 Sarah
17 TBA 18 Sarah M 19 TBA 19 Huajilla
24 TBA 25 TBA 26 TBA 26 Khalilah

All sessions are $10

* Friday Night November 9 was
Friday Costume's final session, featuring
Great Native American model Cecil Manuel.

Cecil Manuel models at Toscana Gallery
occasionally. Click link below for info...

Long costume poses available at Toscana Gallery
on Fridays, 1:30-4:30 - Painters welcome

9:30 am-12:30 pm for LONG POSE NUDE.
Natalie Fruciano, Reid Silvern, or Howard Yoffe
monitor Saturday's session.

Call the office for more info: (520) 620-0947

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.
Natalie Fruciano and Reid Silvern monitor Saturday AM

Rebecca Olson monitors on Sunday AM (short poses).

Tim Callaghan, Maud Koch, Christy Olsen, Erika Atwood,
Genevieve Rothkopf, and Reid Silvern serve as substitutes.

Open Studio sessions continue* throughout the summer,
and year-round. *Mostly... so check for updates.
Some Monday mornings may be off during 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 and Saturday mornings.

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

See  for more information.


Coordinated by
Rebecca Olson

Send e-mail
"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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On 3/15/2015, The Drawing Studio MOVED OUT of 33 S. 6th Ave.
downtown, because they bought a building...)

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.