Life Drawing

Interested in improving your drawing skills by working with a live model? Join like-minded art students for CSMA’s life drawing classes and drop-in sessions.

Life Drawing Classes

Students of all experience levels are welcome in CSMA’s life drawing classes. Students learn gesture drawing, anatomy, portrait and figure drawing using a variety of mediums.

Life drawing classes vary each semester. Classes may include:

  • Dynamic Gesture Drawing
  • Portrait and Figure Drawing
  • Portrait and Figure Painting
  • Figure Drawing and Painting

What We Offer

Life Drawing Drop-In Sessions

CSMA offers drop-in life drawing sessions for artists to have access to a live model to practice drawing or painting. Students draw from nude models. Sessions are weekly with no formal instruction. Students should bring their own supplies to class, no materials are provided.

Life Drawing - Short & Medium Pose
  • Mondays, 7-10pm
  • $10 per session, payable at the door.
  • This is a drop-in class. No pre-registration required.
  • Model is provided for several short poses, followed by two medium poses.
  • Costumed models the first Monday of each month.
Life Drawing - Long Pose
  • Wednesdays, 7-10pm
  • $15 per session, payable at the door.
  • This is a drop-in class. No pre-registration required.
  • Model is provided for one long pose.
  • Costumed models the first Wednesday of each month.

Life drawing drop-in sessions are not offered on school holidays. Check the current school calendar for holiday closures.