Introduction to Life Drawing

6 weeks
Level: Beginner/intermediate

Dates: 30-Jan– 6-Mar 2018
Tue 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Cost: $360 (all material incl.)

Helen Dean, charcoal on paper, 20 min sketch, 2017

This Introductory Life Drawing short course will focus on the fundamentals of life drawing over six weeks.

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 a beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques.

The classes are limited to ten places to ensure one-on-one tuition. For more information, please contact us via our contact page.

You can see artwork produced in previous classes here.

We are fortunate to have four talented and experienced Life Drawing teachers. The incredible Jesse Dayan, who has a strong following amongst our students, specialises in Life Drawing and has been teaching with us for several years. The talented Hilmi Baskurt, one of our most popular drawing teachers, who completed his Masters of Fine Art at the Royal Academy of Arts. MAC’s Director, Marco Corsini, who has a passion for drawing from the figure and has incorporated Life Drawing sessions into his Studio Art classes since MAC’s inception, David Palliser, who will join us in 2018, has been at the centre of Melbourne’s painting scene for several decades and is represented in many major Australian collections. You can now train underneath these incredible artists for an entire 6-week Life Drawing Course.

Enrolment details

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Life Drawing with Hilmi Baskurt

Date: Fridays, 17-Nov, 24-Nov, 1-Dec, 8-Dec, 15-Dec, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Enderby Studio, 314 Church Street, Richmond
Materials: All materials included
Course fee: $300 incl. GST

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Life Drawing with David Palliser

Date: Tuesdays, 30-Jan, 6-Feb, 13-Feb, 20-Feb, 27-Feb, 6-Mar, 2018
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Enderby Studio, 314 Church Street, Richmond
Materials: All materials included
Course fee: $360 incl. GST

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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

I have now completed 5x courses with Jesse and most certainly will again. I particularly enjoy Jesse’s attention to detail, observations and feedback. Always encouraging. I’m interested in ‘line’ and regularly I tighten up and lose my way. My drawing looked stiff and stilted. Recently Jesse suggested I play with tone, only. No line. Very difficult and frustrating and at the end of the night I had nothing that I valued. It felt and looked clumsy. But, Jesse pointed to some encouraging signs and I am happy (mostly!) to follow this important path and see where it takes me. It will expand my vision and repertoire. I can always return to line.Ian, 2016