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Brisbane Life Drawing at a Glance

Brisbane Life Drawing at a Glance

Are you curious about or love life drawing, but not sure where to go? Well, I've removed all the hard work and compiled a top five list based in Brisbane for you. 

1. GRACE ART EVENTS

Founded and managed by Sarah Greenwood, with a fabulous team working with her, Grace Art Events runs life drawing sessions every Wednesday and Thursday evenings, 7-9PM at 11 Sussex Street, West End 4101 and Saturdays 9:30-11:30AM at the Shore Street Studio, 3 Shore Street East, Cleveland 4163.

The deets:

  • $20 per person
  • BYO paper and drawing media
  • All ages welcome
  • Book your spot online or just show up!
  • Tea and coffee provided
  • See more info here

Follow the Sarah Greenwood Visual Artist Facebook page for upcoming life drawing classes, not just for Grace Art Events, Sarah shares information about all life drawing classes in Brisbane - she is the Queen of information sharing!

2. ASPIRE GALLERY

Family run business, Aspire Gallery host a regular monthly life drawing session on Sundays from 4-6PM at 53 Kennedy Terrace, Paddington 4064.

The deets:

  • $13 Aspirant members/$15 non-Aspirant members/$120 10 sessions (booking required)
  • Book by phoning (07) 3368 1514 or emailing info@aspiregallery.com.au or just show up
  • Social and relaxed
  • Wine, tea and coffee provided during break
  • Untutored
  • See more info here

3. ROYAL QUEENSLAND ART SOCIETY

Non-profit organisation, RQAS holds regular life drawing sessions every Tuesday at the Petrie Terrace Gallery, Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane 4000 from 4:30-6:30PM.

The deets:

  • $13 RQAS member/$18 non-RQAS member
  • Untutored
  • Book online ($1.50 transaction fee)
  • BYO materials
  • Easels and drawing boards supplied
  • See more info here 

You can also join Brisbane Life Drawing Classes group on Facebook to stay up-to-date.

4. ARTS TREE

Arts Tree was established in 2012 by Graham Cox and De Gillett. With up to 20 years' experience in the art world biz you'll be in good hands! Life drawing sessions are run every fourth Saturday morning each month from March to November, from 9:30AM-12:00PM.

The deets:

  • $20
  • Easels, drawing boards and butchers paper supplied
  • BYO drawing materials
  • Untutored
  • Bookings 0437 146 359
  • See more info here

There is also a 2 day fully tutored workshop option for $250.

5. JUGGLERS ART SPACE - BRISBANE LIFE DRAWING

Jugglers Art Space runs weekly life drawing sessions, facilitated by Aaron Micallef every Wednesday night from 7-9PM at 103 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley 4006.

The deets:

  • $15/$12 student
  • BYO all materials (some easels and ottomans supplied)
  • Untutored
  • Tea and coffee supplied
  • Bar open for other drinks
  • No bookings required - just show up
  • Contact Aaron 0412 591 459
  • See more info here

Join Brisbane Life Drawing Facebook group for class updates.

Since publishing this article - I have been informed that the Juggler's building has been sold and the life drawing sessions listed above (number 5) are no longer running. However, Aaron Micallef will be starting monthly sessions at Artisan from next week and occasional sessions at Scratch Bar in Milton, updates will be posted on the Brisbane Life Drawing Facebook group.

 

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