The Elephant in the Room

Online Animal Life Drawing


If you're feeling sad that you missed out on a drawing session, or you'd just like another chance to spend longer on a piece, then happy days for Session Replays are here! If you don't want to miss out on a session in the future, sign up to the Newsletter below to make sure you get new session updates.


Caenhill Farm - Live & Chatty

This session is bursting with so much life and joy that it will have you smiling throughout, I promise! I've kept all of the chat in because it is brimming with gorgeous insights, facts & humour from our host Chris. Not to be missed!


Caenhill Farm - Supporting Photos

The wonderfully kind and generous Chris has provided a selection of 17 fabulous photographs to support the live drawing session.

There is no charge for the use of these however if you feel able, please offer a token of thanks to the charity which is simple to do on their website. I know it would be received with gratitude 

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Polar Fauna

Wonderfully Wintery & Perfectly Polar!

Walrus, Reindeer, Bearded Seal, Arctic Birds, Arctic Fox cubs & Polar Bears - ooft it's a good one!

Amazing visuals by the brilliant Shannon Wild with a balanced mix of moving slow motion footage, and still photography.

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Birds of Prey - Live

This is a recording of a live session that was a real hoot! Pip the Little Owl, Echo the Harris Hawk, Gimley the Snowy Owl, Bourneville the Kestrel & Amos the Long Eared Owl are all utter stars & you'll be not be able to get enough of drawing Amos's Plumicorns (ear tufts)!

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Incredible Invertebrates

This is a recording of a live session where we drew a gorgeous range of invertebrates from beetles to mantis, butterfly to a rather large spider!

It's a really fun insight into the land of the small yet mighty!


Ivory Lovelust with Trixie & Lux

I cannot say more about how enjoyable this live session was! Huge amounts of fun drawing the exceptionally brilliant Ivory with Trixie the Blue English Bulldog & Lux the Persian cat. Playful shorter poses with Trixie & pure indulgent opulence with Lux - AMAZING!!!


Mermaid - Live Recording

This is a one-of-a-kind drawing session that is completely mesmerising & challenging in equal measures! The Ironshore Mermaid is swimming for us in an incredible display of artistry and endurance. Beautiful to watch and joyful to draw!


African Elephants & Rhino

Two hours of glorious African Elephants & Rhino bringing beautiful shapes, movement & textures to inspire your creativity! Stunning footage & photography by Wildlife Conservation Biologist @kaushman -  it's a complete treat!


A Bird in the Hand

Whether you're into birds or not, this is a totally inspiring session. Unusual and incredible slow-mo footage & beautiful still photography will have you smiling like the cat that got the cream throughout!


Fancypants Poultry - Live!

This Live session brought so much joy to the page! Reggie the turkey, his wife & chicks; Ducks with pompoms & quite possibly the fluffiest chicken you've ever seen! This recording contains the original audio chat. ENJOY!


Guinea Pigs - Live & Squeaking!

Full of fluff, squeakerings & general guinea gorgeousness, this is the recording of a LIVE studio session complete with audio.

Lots of live action from four little piggies who are all completely individual in looks & character!

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Exotic Mini Mammals - LIVE

The full recording of a Live session so expect moving wriggling animals with bundles of character! Tenrec, Duprasi, Skunk, Fennec Fox, Armadillo, Raccoon & Coati Mundi - such a treat!

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Moon Bears & Sun Bears

A bevy of bears to brighten your day! 

One & a half hours of timed footage & stills of rehabilitated & rescued bears provided by  the charity Animals Asia. Gorgeous.

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Asian Elephants

Beautiful imagery of rescued & rehabilitated Asian Elephants from the charity Animals Asia. This is the drawing footage used during the Elephant in the Room Drawing Marathon.

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Lemurs galore and more besides in this beautiful session with imagery curtesy of the brilliant wildlife filmmaker Shannon Wild. Moving footage & stills with timers on display to keep you right!

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Manatees & More!

Get ready to drift off into creative bliss in this continuous movement film of Turtles, Manatees, Dolphins & Orca. Stunning film & incredible creatures to challenge & inspire you!


Birds of Paradise

More flamboyant avians than you can shake a tail feather at! Lots of beautiful photography from the king of avian filming, Tim Laman. Enjoy.


Wild India

A gorgeous selection of Indian fauna in the wild. Slow motion moving footage and still photography from local photographer Arvind Karthik. Beautiful.


Pigs & Coos

This session will make you happy as a pig in mud. Fact. 

Gorgeous slow-motion imagery & photography for you to draw from with on-screen timers to keep you right.

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Brilliant Bantams

A full session of recorded movement and more feathery bustles than you can shake a tail feather at. Oh, and some bonus runner ducks at the end for good measure!

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Gone to the Dogs!

Gorgeous puppers of all shapes & sizes are here for your drawing pleasure. Lots of moving footage and some stills for longer studies. 

Click here for your canine fix!

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