Introduction to Life Drawing Short Course with David Hamilton

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Ages: Students must be 18+ to enrol


5-week Short Course – Enrolments now open!

  • Dates: Wednesdays; 26-May, 2-Jun, 9-Jun, 16-Jun, 23-Jun, 2021 – 5 classes
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm (2.5 hours)
  • Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  • Course fee: $392 inc. GST

5-week Short Course – Enrolments now open!

  • Dates: Saturdays; 5-Jun, 12-Jun, 19-Jun, 26-Jun, 3-Jul, 2021 – 5 classes
  • Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hours)
  • Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  • Cost: $470 inc. GST

This Introduction to Life Drawing short course will focus on the fundamentals of life drawing.

Every session is conducted with a life model (undressed). You will be introduced to various strategies and techniques for drawing the figure. This course will assist beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques.

Helen Dean, charcoal on paper, 20 min sketch

The classes are limited to eight places to ensure one-on-one tuition. Unfortunately we cannot accept students under 18 years of age in this course. For more information, please contact us via our contact page.

You can see artwork produced in previous classes here.


This course will be taught by experienced Artist and Teacher David Hamilton. David has a wealth of experience to share with Melbourne Art Class students. David has a long teaching history at RMIT and Monash University and has had an impressive career as an artist for over 30 years.


Enrolment details

Dates: Wednesdays; 26-May, 2-Jun, 9-Jun, 16-Jun, 23-Jun, 2021 – 5 classes
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm (2.5 hours)
Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Materials: All included
Course fee: $392 inc. GST

By purchasing a place in this course you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions of Melbourne Art Class.
Terms & Conditions (excerpt): For all withdrawal requests received less than 14 days prior to the course commencement date, either prior to the course commencement date, during the course or after the course has finished, no refund or credit will be provided.

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Dates: Saturdays; 5-Jun, 12-Jun, 19-Jun, 26-Jun, 3-Jul, 2021 – 5 classes
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hours)
Location: MAC Hawthorn Studio, 817B Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Materials: All included
Course fee: $470 inc. GST

By purchasing a place in this course you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions of Melbourne Art Class.
Terms & Conditions (excerpt): For all withdrawal requests received less than 14 days prior to the course commencement date, either prior to the course commencement date, during the course or after the course has finished, no refund or credit will be provided.

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    Feedback from our Life Drawing students

    “A good duration of the course (learnt a variety of techniques within this time period), and had one-on-one assistance which further developed my skill set.” – Rachel, 2017

    “I loved this course as it pushed me to experience something new and practice tasks that I hardly choose to do on my own.” – Mehran, 2016