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contour life drawingLife drawing is a great way to develop your drawing skills quickly. A very relaxing and inexpensive way to spend your time, it's suited to absolute beginners, professional artists and everyone in between.

Please check with the particular life drawing host below (click through to their website) for aspects such as: cost, materials BYO/supplied, clothed/constumed/nude model, tutored/untutored, bookings required, etc. Details below are subject to change without notice. Want something added to this list? Email Dr Manny on [email protected]

Life drawing in and near Brisbane

in alphabetical order by suburb:

 Albion | Brisbane Painting Classes | Thursdays 10.30am.
 Arana Hills | ArtBalm | Thursdays 7pm (tutoring available). Saturdays, monthly (tutored)
 Bowen Hills | Sculpters QLD | Thursdays 7pm.
 Broadbeach | RQAS | various
 Fortitude Valley | Jugglers Art Space | Wednesdays 7pm.
 Maroochydore | Life Drawing Maroochydore | Thursdays 6pm.
 Nathan | The Hive (Griffith Uni) | During semester. Open to non-students. Thursdays 5pm, fortnightly.
 Norman Park | ArtWorld Studio Gallery | Tuesdays 7pm.
 Petrie Terrace | RQAS | Tuesdays 4pm & Fridays 10.30am.
 Redcliffe | Redcliffe Artist Society | Last Sunday of the month
 Salisbury | Atelier Art Classes | Wednesdays 6.30pm (tutored), 7pm (untutored). 4-week-pose Saturdays.
 Sherwood | Half Dozen Group of Artists | various
 Tanah Merah | Logan Art School | Tuesdays 7pm
 Toowoomba | Toowoomba Art Society | Mondays 6.30pm.
 West End | Raw Art | Monthly Friday evenings.
 West End | Grace Art Events | Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm.

We support Leeton Agency - Brisbane Artist Models. For the past 30 years the agency has been supplying models for art schools, universities, TAFEs and art groups of Brisbane & South East Queensland.

Life drawing supplies

 Life drawing soft pastels  life drawing pad  charcoal sticks

Check out our pencils | soft pastels | hard pastels | charcoal | drawing paper | graphite blocks

What do drawings mean to me? I really don't know. The activity absorbs me. I forget everything else in a way that I don't think happens with any other activity.
- John Berger

Some video inspiration & instruction

Drawing is the 'bones' of art. You have to be able to walk before you can run.
- Dion Archibald