Everything you need to know about SBS's two-hour life drawing class on Saturday 4 July. Here's all the ways you can watch the live show, and draw along at home.
SBS Guide

16 Jun 2020 - 8:49 AM  UPDATED 24 Jun 2020 - 7:54 PM
  • We are no longer taking viewer submissions. Thank you to everyone who participated during the live broadcast on 4 July
  • Life Drawing Live is now available for catch-up streaming at SBS On Demand 
  • Please note Pose Cam is no longer available online



Get set to put things in perspective and join along from home as an onscreen group of amateur artists sketch several life models in real time.


What is Life Drawing Live? 

A live two-hour life drawing class. You will have the chance to draw along with amateur artists in the studio (including some well-known faces) as they sketch live models in various poses. Art experts will be on hand to guide the life drawing exercises. The show will be hosted by triple Gold Logie winner – and artist – Rove McManus. 


When is it on?

Saturday 4 July at 8.30pm 


How do I watch the broadcast?

On SBS at 8.30pm (with a delay in WA, NT and SA), or stream the show live across Australia at SBS On Demand from 8.30pm AEST


How do I draw along at home? 

Watch the separate ‘Pose Cam’, which will provide an uninterrupted stream of the life models via sbs.com.au/lifedrawinglive. Set yourself up on a second screen and sketch our models as they strike various poses. (Pose Cams relevant to each time zone will be available). 


How do I get my drawing on TV?

On Saturday 4 July submit a photo of your masterpiece, for the chance to have your artwork featured during the broadcast and analysed by our experts. Full details here. 

  • Share via social media using the hashtag #SBSLifeDrawingLive
  • Attach a photograph of your drawing in an email to lifedrawinglive@sbs.com.au

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