Shane McDonald hosts an open figure drawing/painting session at studio
K2. The meetings are relaxed and friendly. If you're interested in
attending for the first time, please leave a message for Shane at:
(770) 218-0676 or E-mail:
To manage over-crowding, attendees are required to sign-up.
These 3-hour sessions are an opportunity for community artists to
practice drawing/painting the human figure, but there is no formal
instruction. It's a friendly group, so if you're a beginner, feel
free to ask others for tips during the session. Join Shane McDonald's
Figure Drawing/Painting Facebook Group
for frequent updates on the schedule of models and to share your work.
Upcoming Sessions: Now 5 - 8 p.m.!
$12 - Please use the Sign-up buttons above to sign-up. You'll have the option to pay in advance using Setmore.
The group generally starts with six 2.5-minute gesture poses, followed
by an 8-minute pose, and finally one or two long poses that last for
the remainder of the evening. 7-minute model breaks take place every 23
minutes. This agenda may change on days when a model is scheduled to
pose for consecutive sessions enabling artists to complete more
Cameras are allowed, but please respect the model's right not to be
photographed. Artists should ask the model individually and discretely
if they allow photographic references to be taken. Please do not
assume that permission given to one artist is granted to all artists.
Please always tip the model if you take photos. (Suggested tip: $5-10 for each pose.)
Things to bring:
The studio supplies easels for up to 9 people on a first-come
first-served basis. Bring your own drawing board, drawing paper and
tools. If you want to paint, please use odorless mineral spirits
bought from an art store (hardware store brands are not really
odorless). Many people bring wine and snacks to share, but this is
not required. Music will be played — hopefully for your
Students are welcome to wear a mask, but they are not required. If requested, Shane will wear a mask while
instructing at the easel of any student wearing a mask. For more information, please checkout this link: