Great Spots for Studying and Drawing the Figure

By Kensuke Okabayashi

Part of Figure Drawing For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Even the most motivated artist can benefit from outside education and another artist’s input to help with figure drawing. A variety of outside inspiration exists to help you create fresh figure drawing ideas and methods. Here are a few great places for studying and drawing the human form:

  • Continuing education classes and art schools

  • Open sessions at your local art institution

  • Art galleries and museums

  • Trains and other mass transportation

  • Bookstores and coffee shops

  • Libraries

  • Parks

  • Beaches

  • Shopping malls

  • Public squares