Live-model drawing classes can be uncomfortable: a room full of semi-talented artists staring intently at a naked person, capturing every nook, cranny, line, and bulge. Yep, pretty awkward. Thank goodness for artist Molly Crabapple. The New York-based illustrator, whose work focuses largely on burlesque, created Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School in 2005 as an entertaining and sexy update to the utterly un-stimulating art classes we all grew up taking. The concept is simple: Patrons pay $10 to get in, art supplies are provided, liquor flows, and interesting people (bodybuilders, roller girls, burlesque performers) serve as the models. After a few drinks, looking at naked people and trying to draw their every detail has to get easier. Crabapple has even written a quasi-textbook for the... More >>>