Figure Drawing Classes, Workshops, Open Studios
in the Los Angeles area with Zip Codes 90### and 91###
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Since 2009, this directory has listed art schools, ateliers, and studios where artists can paint, sculpt, or draw live art models. Life Drawing groups come and go, and schedules change, so it is wise to confirm with the organizer before attending. Please report any defunct groups or broken links to

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Ann Bridges Art Studio
3875 Wilshire Blvd. 14th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010 (Mid-Wilshire) Telephone: 562-547-8978
Art classes include Saturday Figure Drawing and Painting. 10:00am-1:00pm. $225/month.

LifeDrawing Muze
801 E. 4th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Arts District)
Life drawing workshop at ArtShareLA every Wednesday 6:45-9:45pm. $10 fee. Model is nude or sometimes costumed, female or male. Different theme every week. Check our website for information on the model of the week. Poses are 5, 10, 15 and 25 minutes in a very creative atmosphere with easels, chairs, and tables. Bring your own art supplies. No oils please. Free parking up the ramp across the street from ArtShareLA. Make sure to RSVP to confirm your attendance. Looking for new models all the time; please email with pictures and rate.

Korpus School of Art + Gallery
LA Location:
1300 Factory Place, Unit 308
Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Arts District)
Instructed and Uninstructed
Art classes include Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, and College Portfolio Preparation.
Uninstructed Figure Drawing Workshops are held periodically—Join our Mailing List on our Uninstructed Workshops page or contact us for more information.

The Safehouse Atelier
2047 S Santa Fe Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90021
The Safehouse Atelier provides a specialized program of study that is heavily based on accurately understanding and representing the visual world and to take the knowledge gained from this study and apply it to work that is driven by the personal vision of the artist. A maximum of 15 students will be enrolled in the full-time program at any time. Part-time classes include Long Pose Figure Drawing/Painting. Workshops include Constructive Figure Drawing.

UCLA Extension
1010 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 (Westwood)
Telephone: 310-825-9971
Art classes include Beginning Figure Drawing, Advanced Figure Drawing, and Figure Painting.

Tom of Finland Foundation
1421 Laveta Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Echo Park)
Foundation: Telephone: 213-250-1685
Workshop contact: Angel
Monthly homo-erotic life drawing workshop, usually the 2nd or 3rd Sunday of the month, 1:00-4:00pm. Nude model. Drawing and painting. No photography. $25 suggested donation at the door. RSVP required.

Happy Drawing Times at Echo Park
165 N Toluca St
Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Echo Park)
Sessions are scheduled via Facebook events and are usually twice a month, evenings, 8:00-10:00pm. Days/times are subject to change, please join and check Facebook group for accurate information. If you do not have Facebook, please inquire via email. Bring your own drawing materials. Seating is first come first serve on household furniture, floor if space runs out. 25 person capacity. Poses are a mix of 1,5,10,15, and 25 minute poses. Fee: $5 per person. BYOB/refreshments. Models needed: Male/Female nude, partially clothed, costumed, or with props, male/female. Interested models may inquire via email.

Blue Rooster Art Supplies
4661 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Hollywood) Telephone: 323-302-5613
Figurative artist Van Arno is instructing weekly, stand-alone classes in drawing the live model. Drop ins welcome. $20 per class. Improve your figure drawing skills... or start drawing for the first time. Take one class or all of them and pay as you go.

Barnsdall Art Center
4814 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Hollywood) Telephone: 323-644-6295
Instructed and Uninstructed
Uninstructed life drawing workshops employing nude and clothed models. Long pose and short pose sessions are offered. We alternate between male and female models. See website for current schedule.
Instructed Life Drawing class is also offered.

Los Feliz Life Drawing Workshop
4451 Kingswell Ave 3/4 — art studio at the back
Los Angeles, CA 90027 (Los Feliz)
Contact Jennifer McChristian:
Life drawing and painting workshops with a female model Monday and Thursday evenings 7:00-10:00pm. The workshops are twenty-five minute poses for uninstructed drawing.

Dr. Sketchy's Los Angeles
4356 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029 (Silver Lake)
Our figure-drawing cabaret provides top-notch models, refreshments, prizes, casual networking opportunities, and artistic inspiration, all wrapped up in a theatrical package. Artists should bring their own art supplies. Photography is not allowed. Participants must be 21+. This is the L.A. affiliate of Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School, founded in New York City.

Kline Academy of Fine Art
3264 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034 (Palms) Telephone:310-927-2436
We offer a range of nude figure drawing and painting classes:
• Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm. Tonal Figure Drawing
• Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm. Venetian Style Figure Painting
• Saturdays 10:00am-1:00pm or 2:00-5:00pm. Classical Figure Drawing and Painting
Classes are $75/3 hr class or there or $60-70/class if you sign up for the month.

Gnomon School of Visual Effects
1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Hollywood)
Telephone: 323-466-6663
Art classes include Figure Drawing and Gesture Drawing.

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Hollywood)
Telephone: 323-860-7300 x3
Life Drawing. Aspiring artists with little or no experience will get all the basic skills necessary for developing your untapped talents. Experienced artist who already know the basics but want to further hone their skills by working with live models and getting instructor guidance and feedback to help them further polish their abilities will find this course the perfect blend of education and development. All models pose nude. Everyone is welcome regardless of sexual-identity, gender or orientation.

The Model Drawing Collective: Empowering Models/Inspiring Artists
1121 Seward St
Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Hollywood)
Contact: Joe or Lisa
Co-facilitated by industry professionals Lisa Dosson and Joe Pi. The the workshops are are a fun, creative, respectful atmosphere for both the models and the artists. $15 per 3-hour session, with the first half starting with fast, nude-gesture posing and the second half a costume theme usually chosen by the model. 80's and 90's music is played for entertainment. Coffee, snacks, and water are provided. No Photography! However on occasion, a model may announce a photography fee for references during the workshop. Schedule:
• Tuesdays at Titmouse in Hollywood, 8:00-11:00pm.
• 2nd and 4th Fridays at the Animation Union, 7:00-10:00pm. 1105 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505

DEPTH: A Life Drawing Session
The Artform Studio
5611 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042 (Highland Park) Telephone: 213-613-1050
DEPTH is an uninstructed life drawing workshop occurring every second Saturday of the month from 7:00-10:00pm at The Artform Studio in Highland Park during the NELA Artwalk. Our models, either female or male, are costumed—styled by one of our stylists here at Artform. We begin our sessions with quick 5 to 10 minute poses and close out our sessions with longer 30-minute poses. Tables are provided for artists, but we ask that everyone bring their own supplies. Participation is $20, $15 for students with ID.

VAS/Visual Art Studio
Los Angeles, CA 90042 (Highland Park)
Telephone: 213-359-8846
Since 1993, VAS has specialized in portfolio prep for students who plan to attend art college. Figure class includes "Beginning Life Drawing" , "Intermediate Life Drawing" and "Digital Life Painting". Digital class using Photoshop, Maya, and ZBrush is open for anyone who wishes to develop their digital portfolio, Saturday 4:00-7:00pm. Professional art models. Monthly registration required.

Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045 (Westchester) Telephone: 310-665-6850
Art classes include Life Drawing.

Brentwood Art Center
13031 Montana Avenue — at 26th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Brentwood) Telephone: 310-451-5657
Instructed and Uninstructed
• Art classes include Figure Drawing, Portrait and Figure Drawing, Contemporary Figure Painting, and Figure Sculpture. See the wesbite for current offerings.
• Wednesdays 2:00-5:00pm, Uninstructed Life Model Workshop. One long pose. $15. Drop-ins welcome. Phone to reserve your spot. Oil paints OK.
• Thursdays 3:00-6:00pm, Uninstructed Life Model Workshop. Five 5-minute poses, then 20-minute poses for remainder of time. $15. Drop-ins welcome. Phone to reserve your spot. Acrylics and water-base paints allowed, but no oil paints.

Tanya Ragir Sculpture Classes
Los Angeles, CA 90066 (Mar Vista) Telephone: 310-390-5919
Figurative sculpture classes.

Teale Street Sculpture Studio & Workshops
11847 Teale Street
Culver City, CA 90230
Telephone: 310-397-2697
Life Drawing workshop with Model. Long Poses. Thursday nights 7:00-10:00pm. $15.00.

Studio II Life Drawing at Helms Bakery
8739 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232 Telephone: 310-614-6207 (Cell)
• Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm. $15, 2 to 20 minute poses.
• Tuesday 9:30am-12:30pm, $15, 5 minute and 20 minute poses.
Please arrive early to settle in. No photography or media that involve smelly solvents. Easels and drawing benches are available. 8739 Washington Avenue entrance is a set of glass doors, usually open. Studio II is at the end of a long corridor, through the fire doors, up the ramp, left past the bathrooms and through another the fire door. The Loading dock entrance (back door) is off the parking alley at the west side of the building; walk up the small stairs to the loading dock, through the doorway, right and then left to Studio II. There is ample parking on Washington Ave. (weekday metered), or in the parking lots on both corners of Venice Blvd. and Helms Ave., across from the entrance to HD Buttercup.

South Bay Art Department
1075 Aviation Blvd
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Telephone: 310-379-5879
Figure Drawing. Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm. $15/session. Age 16 and up. This ongoing uninstructed workshop offers artists of all levels to practice drawing the human form with nude art models. Beginners are welcome. A moderator is available to answer questions and help with supplies. Each session involves short 1-minute gestural poses as well as longer 10 to 20 minute poses. Models are female unless otherwise noted.

LIVE at the Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Telephone: 310-802-5440
Monthly themed costume figure drawing event on the first Thursday of every month, with a variety of models in a relaxed environment with music inspired by the night's costume theme. Free for ages 16+, from 5:00-8:00pm. Suggested donation amount for models is $12. Free snacks, drinks, and parking available in our own lot located behind the building. Poses are 2-25 minutes in length. Bring your own supplies. All skill levels welcome.

Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 Telephone: 310-541-2479
Art classes inlcude Figure Drawing, Figure and Portrait Painting, and Teen Figure Drawing.

Venice Life Drawing
1157 Van Buren Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90291 (Venice)
Info: Jarka Wilcox Telephone: 310-476-8941 (or cell Telephone: 310-694-4001) or just come
Life Drawing workshop with model. Saturday mornings 9:00am-12:00noon. $15.00. Short (2 minute) to long (20 minute) poses. Nude and occasional costume. Located just behind Mittel art store on the west side of Lincoln Blvd, between Venice and Washington Blvds.

Rogers Park Community Center
400 W. Beach Ave
Inglewood, CA 90302
Contact Arturo Fribourg Telephone: 310-649-6086
Figure drawing workshop Fridays 8:45-11:45am. All levels of ability welcome. Participants share in paying the model fee, usually $10 or less, depending on attendance. This friendly group has been meeting for over 20 years in a casual atmosphere.

Dabbleon Studio
1810 Berkeley St. Suite H
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Email Trent at - Call or text: Telephone: 818-275-1531
Figure drawing workshop. Every Thursday evening from 6:00-8:30pm. Cost $15. (Introductory session is only $10.) Spaces are limited so a confirmed reservation is required.

Lance Richlin Atelier
20950-I Normandie Ave.
Torrance, CA 90502 Telephone: 310-686-8856,
Lance Richlin offers classes in classical painting on Sundays 10:00am-2:00pm. $230 Cash for 4 consecutive Sundays. Private lessons available at times of your choosing for $41 per hour. Nonrefundable. One absence is allowed if it is arranged for when signing up for the 4 lessons. Your level of skill doesn't matter—I will give you skill. Beginners welcome.

El Camino College
Art & Behavioral Sciences Bldg., Rooms 205 & 209
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90506 Telephone: 310-660-6460
Life Drawing Marathons are usually held on the last Sunday of the month, 10:00am-5:00pm. $20 plus $5 materials cost.
Join us for a relaxing Sunday as we open our doors to the Life Drawing and Painting marathons. Two studios, one offering quick poses, the other offering one all-day pose, will be open for all artists interested in painting or drawing the nude model. Bring your own drawing and painting materials. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

Whittier Art Association
8035 S. Painter Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
Contact: John Williams Telephone: 951-236-0862
Life Drawing sessions 7:00-10:00pm on the first Friday night of each month. See our website for the current schedule. At least 5 participants are required to cover the cost of the model, so please RSVP a couple of days in advance of the evening you plan to attend. All media welcome (bring your own supplies).

Los Alamitos, CA 90720 is on the Orange County page.

Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90731 Telephone: 310-519-0936
Angels Gate offers uninstructed Life Drawing workshops, 2 days a week!
Tuesdays 7:00-10:00pm. Life Drawing. Classroom G, $15 model fee.
Saturdays 8:00am-12:00noon. Life Drawing and Painting. Classroom G, $15 model fee.

Studio 1021
1021 E. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
Figure Drawing and Painting hosted by Patrick Farrand. For artists of all skill levels to practice drawing the human form. $15 per 3-hour session.
Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm:
• 1st Wednesday of every month is short (5 minutes) and building up to long (40-50 minute) poses; figure.
• 2nd Wednesday of every month is long pose costume (1 pose for the evening).
• 3rd Wednesday of every month is three 1-hour poses; figure.
• 4th Wednesday of every month is long pose figure (1 pose for the evening).
Fridays 9:00am-12:00noon: 6-hour figure pose continued over two weeks.

CSU Long Beach Drawing and Painting Club hosting 'Sunday Model Sessions'
Building FA4, Room 204
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840
Contact for questions and info
Every fall and spring semesters beginning second week of school, until the second to last week of the semester. Every Sunday From 4:00-7:00pm. The drawing and painting club hosts self-guided drawing/or painting sessions with 3 one-hour long poses each hour with a female or male nude model. New model each week. Fee is $6 for CSULB students and $12 for non csulb students; price may lower as more people attend. Pay at door no prior registration needed. Each Sunday CSULB also has student gallery openings from 5:00-7:00pm, which attendees can visit during model breaks and look at art and grab a snack.

Business Men's Art Institute
2228 Florencita Ave
Montrose, CA 91020
Telephone: 818-249-4275
BMAI is a nonprofit organization established in 1928. Call for information on current classes.

McGroarty Arts Center
7570 McGroarty Terrace
Tujunga, CA 91042 Telephone: 818-352-5285
Instructed and Uninstructed
Instructed classes include Drawing from Life and Classical Figure Sculpture.
Uninstructed Model Painting Workshop uses costumed models. Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm. $15/class.

Armory Center for the Arts
145 North Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103 Telephone: 626-792-5101
Classes include figure drawing and painting.

ArtCenter College of Design
South Campus
950 S. Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105 Telephone: 626-396-2319
Art Center at Night classes include Introduction to Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, and Head & Hands.

Concept Design Academy - CDA
55 Waverly Drive, Suite 104
Pasadena, CA 91105 Telephone: 818-669-4657
This school specializes in design & fundamental training tailored for the entertainment design industry (film, game, & animation). Figure classes include “Analytical Figure Drawing” and “Advance Figure Drawing” taught by design professionals. Great study environment for anyone who wishes to develop their portfolio or improve skills. AC, snack, drinks and drawing horse are provided in class.

Brand Library Studios
1601 W. Mountain St.
Glendale, CA 91201
Telephone: 818-548-2184
Lifelong Learning classes may include Life Drawing and Figurative Sculpture.

Alexandra Manukyan Art Studio
Glendale, CA 91201 Telephone:818-636-6762
Learn fundamentals of painting and drawing in classical, academic and traditional manner: painting still life, human anatomy, models, casts, landscapes, sketching, portfolio preparation.

Jeremy Lipking Studio
28233 Agoura Rd., Suite A
Agoura Hills, CA 91301 Telephone: 818-451-7675
• 8-week Figure Painting class, Tuesday nights 7:00-10:00pm at Jeremy's Studio. There is limited space in this class so please contact us before paying. $480.
• 3-day Figure Painting workshop. The first two days you will be painting the figure in the studio and the last day you will paint the figure outdoors. Each day Jeremy will do demonstrations and critiques. $495.

California State University Northridge (CSUN)
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Telephone: 818-677-2348
The CSUN Department of Art offers self-guided figure drawing workshops during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The sessions include beginning to advanced students. Usually, there are 13 or 14 sessions each semester that are scheduled on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings 5:30-9:30pm in Art and Design Center rooms 602 or 604 -- see above link for current schedule. Attendees do not have to be enrolled at CSUN. The fee is either $55.00 for the whole semester or $5.00 per session and can be paid at the workshop.

Artists of C M Cooper Studios
27447 Whitefield Place
Valencia, CA 91354 Telephone: 661-297-5918
Instructed and Uninstructed
• Uninstructed Head and Figure Painting/Drawing workshop. One Pose. Tuesdays 2:00-7:00pm. $35.
• Painting from the Model (optional Still life or Photo). Fully Instructed by C M Cooper. Thursdays 2:00-6:00pm. $50. Senior special rates. Less than 9 students. All levels accepted.

Artist Co-op 7
18312 Oxnard Street
Tarzana, CA 91356 Telephone: 818-885-8306
Artist Co-op 7 offers an ongoing art program at San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center. Courses include "Right Brain Figure Drawing: Fearless Creating". Students of all levels of skill investigate innovative concepts of expression in pictorial space, structure and aesthetic content. Emphasis on the multimedia approach. Meets on Mondays, 10:00am-12:30pm. Model poses 10:30am-12:30pm. Poses are 1-20 minutes in length. Both nude and costumed models. Both female and male models.

People Sketchers
Hillcrest Center for the Arts
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Telephone: 805-381-2747
People Sketchers Contacts:
Sheila Fein or
Helane Freeman
Thursdays 10:00am-1:00pm, figurative models, $20. People Sketchers is a group of professional and student artists who creatively pursue the art of drawing the human figure. It is a member of the Conejo Valley Arts Council, the VCAC, and shares an alliance with the art groups of Thousand Oaks, Ventura and L.A.

Westlake Academy of Art
2799 Willow Lane Suite #102
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
Telephone: 805-807-0566
Classes include Head Drawing, Life Drawing, Oil Painting from Life, and Watercolor Painting from Life.

The Arterie
2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 105
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Telephone: 805-379-1426
Figure drawing. Gesture poses and/or longer. Saturday mornings 9:30-11:30am. We provide easels and drawing boards; materials not included. $12 per session. Call to secure space.

Note: Camarillo and Simi Valley listings are on the 93### page.

Valley Art Workshop
5210 Collier Place
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Telephone: 818-390-2215
Instructed and Uninstructed
• Classes include Life Drawing. Programs are open throughout the year with rolling admissions, so students may join in at any time.
• Uninstructed life drawing. Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm. This class features a new model every week and the format generally follows: 20 1-minute poses, 2 10-minute poses, then 20-40 minute poses for the remainder. Maximum 25 Artists. Entry in this class is by 2-month registration only.
• Uninstructed portrait drawing. Every non-holiday Tuesday, 7:00-10:00pm. $15. Single-session long-poses with a new model every week.

David Simon Studio
15414 Cabrito Road
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Classes include Portrait Sculpture and Figure Sculpture.

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art — LAAFA
16926 Saticoy Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Telephone: 818-708-9232
Art classes include Head Drawing in Charcoal, Figure Quick Sketch, 2D Anatomy, Head/Figure Drawing, Life and Imagination, Ecorché/3D anatomy, Alla Prima Head/Figure Painting, Alla Prima Portrait Painting, Color and Composition, Life Painting, Contemporary Head/Figure Painting, Head Painting, Portraiture/Figure Painting, Caricature Watercolor.

Gallery Girls
Los Angeles, CA 91411
Contact Jennifer Fabos Patton: Telephone: 818-535-5761
Drawing and Painting events all over L.A. Most events have food, drinks and fun music.
• 2nd Sundays 6:00-9:00pm. Drink and Draw at the Other Door Bar in North Hollywood.
• 3rd Sundays 10:30am-2:30pm Art Brunch at The Valley Print Studio in Woodland Hills.
• Every other Wednesday 8:00-10:00pm Drinky Draw at Angel City Brewery in downtown L.A.
• 3rd Thursdays 9:30pm-12:30 Gnomon Sketch Theater with 3 models and a DJ in Hollywood.
• 4th Thursdays 8:00-10:00pm The Original Drink and Draw at Casey's Irish Pub in downtown L.A.
• Saturdays 1:00-3:00pm Drinky Draw at Macleod Ale in Van Nuys.
More events all the time. Check our Website or Facebook page, or sign up for our emails.

Weekly Drawing Group in Burbank
941 E Verdugo Ave. (corner of Verdugo and Bel Aire Dr.)
Burbank, CA 91501 Telephone: 818-636-5487
Sunday 2:00-5:00pm, Nude Male Model, $5 per session. Limited to 7 artists. Have 5 artist benches, 2 drafting tables, and an easel. Begin with 5 five-minute poses, and then follow with 30-minute poses. Model poses on a raised 3' podium using natural light (skylights) or artificial light on dark days. Have many props at the models disposal. Respond with full name, email, and contact phone number to be placed on weekly contact list. Reservations taken each week on a first come, first serve basis. Bring your own board, or sketch book and supplies.

Brainstorm School
223 W Palm Ave
Burbank, CA 91502
Brainstorm School offers uninstructed long and short pose Costumed Figure Drawing Sessions. Open to all skill levels from students to professionals. Equipment is limited. For more information on dates and times, please visit out website or email us.

American Animation Institute
1105 N. Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505-2528 Telephone: 818-766-0521
Art classes include Head, Hand, and Foot Drawing; Life Drawing; Head and Figure Painting; Figure Drawing from Top to Bottom; Composition for Animation and Film; Drawing for Composition; Color and Composition.

Center Stage Gallery
847 Hollywood Way, Space 100
Burbank, CA 91505
Telephone: 818-259-1598
Sketching @CSG. Themed costumed events every Wednesday. 7:00-10:00pm. Open seating first come first served at the door. $12. Bring your own supplies and sketch with us in the most inspiring gallery atmosphere.

Creative Arts Center
1100 West Clark Avenue
Burbank, CA 91506 Telephone: 818-238-5397
Live Model Workshop is designed for those who can paint and/or draw independently, without instruction, using any media. Class minimum registration of 8 students. See website for current schedule and registration details.

Art Directors Guild
11969 Ventura Blvd (corner of Radford Ave)
Studio City, CA 91604
Figure drawing workshop. Tuesdays 7:00-10:00pm. See above link for more information.

Atelier of Fine Art
behind Carter Sexton Artist's Materials
5308 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Valley Village, CA 91607
Contact Julia Diller: Telephone: 818-943-6854
Instructed and Uninstructed
• Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm. Figure Drawing and Oil Painting. $40; Uninstructed $25
• Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm. Figure Painting in Oil. Beginning-advanced. $45; Uninstructed $20
• Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm. Beginning/intermediate/Advanced Figure Drawing. $40

Mark Westermoe
Claremont, CA 91711 Telephone: 909-625-0478
The Reilly Method figure drawing courses instructed by renowned illustrator Mark Westermoe.
Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm Figure Drawing
Mondays 7:00pm-10:00pm Figure Quick Sketch
Fridays 9:00am-1:00pm Long Pose Figure Drawing
Fridays 3:00pm-6:00pm Figure Drawing
Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm Figure/Head Drawing/Painting

Situ Art Academy
217 N. Citrus Ave, Unit A
Covina, CA 91723 Telephone: 909-222-8762
Instructed and Uninstructed
• Instructed Classes include Beginning Figure Drawing, Figure Quick Sketch, Figure Painting, Portraiture Drawing, Long Pose Figure / Portrait Painting.
• Uninstructed Workshops: Thursdays 7:30-10:30pm, Sundays 2:00-5:00pm. $15 at the door. One 3-hour pose.

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The dA Center for the Arts
252-D South Main Street
Pomona, CA 91766-1630 Telephone: 909-397-9716
Figure Drawing. Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm and Saturdays 9:00am-12:00noon, $10 for adults, $5 for students with ID. Mondays 9:00am-3:30pm, $20 (long pose). Develop and strengthen your figurative skills through observation of live models and staged environments.

Studio 117B
117B North San Gabriel Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91775
Studio Phone: Telephone: 626-246-6650
Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm; $15. 3, 5, 10, and 25 minute poses. Figure.
Saturday 2:00pm-6:00pm; $20. 4-hour pose. Figure, semi-costumed, or costumed. Painters welcome.
Thursdays 6:00-10:00pm, $20. 4-hour pose. Figure, semi-costumed, or costumed. Painters welcome.
The studio is located down the alley behind the Special Signs store.

"The Original" Art After Dark
Art Classes of San Gabriel Valley
552 W. Las Tunas Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Telephone: 626-993-4021
Long Pose Figure Painting and Drawing Workshops. Thursdays 7:00-10:00pm. Art After Dark started in 2009 for those artists who want more time to develop a painting or finished drawing. We always have great models, in fun illustrative costumes for one long 3-hour pose. Our studio has about 6 easels and a few drawing benches available for your use on a first come, first served basis. You are welcome to bring your own portable easel. We have sinks for cleaning brushes, and a small kitchenette area for snacks and beverages. Free Coffee, Tea, or Soda. $20 model fee payable in cash at the door.

The Drawing Club
Gallery Nucleus
210 E. Main St.
3235 San Fernando Rd. #2C
Alhambra, CA 91801 • Gallery Nucleus Telephone: 626-458-7482
Thursday nights 7:00-10:00pm and a 3-hour long pose session one Sunday a month 9:00am-12:00pm. $20 per session. Our drawing and painting workshops have a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Each session has a story theme with an art model in character interacting within a set on our stage with carefully selected music and sound effects. You are welcome to bring any media and are encouraged to interpret the theme in any way you like. Host Bob Kato provides one-on-one instruction for those who would like some.

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