Places To Try Life Drawing in Manchester
Looking to develop your drawing skills but don’t know where to start? Why not consider one of these fantastic life drawing classes in Manchester we’ve listed below!
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or you’ve only just picked up the hobby of drawing for the first time, we’ve listed some of the best life drawing classes in Manchester below. This is a brilliant way to get some professional advice, tips & tricks on how to improve your drawing ability and meet like-minded artists at the same time.
5 Places in Manchester to try Life Drawing
1. Chorlton Alternative Arts
A weekly drop-in class dedicated solely to life drawing, the regular Chorlton Alternative Arts classes held in South Manchester is open for people of all abilities for a full two hour mixed class held on a Wednesday evening. On top of that, its cheap admission prices make it a great option for anybody to attend. We also have some information about what figure drawing models do.
Edge Theatre & Arts Centre, Manchester Rd. | Website
2. Life Drawing at Sandbar
Hosted at the awesome Sandbar gastropub in Central Manchester known for its live events and music, life drawing classes takes place twice a month at this venue and has been running drop-in sessions since 2013. Welcome to artists of all skill levels from complete beginner to seasoned life drawing pros, this is a well-loved and well-known event that is a popular hit with people of all ages in the city.
Sandbar, 120 Grosvenor St. | Website
3. Bee Creative (Bi-Monthly)
This particular life drawing class in Manchester is run bi-monthly in the Bee Creative Studio in the vibrant Northern Quarter. Hosted in a large studio space where both complete beginners and regular attendees are welcome, this is a great space to work on your figure drawing skills as well as meeting & chatting with other artists.
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Bee Creative Studio, 7 Collier St. | Website
4. Independent Art School
Run by professional artists and tutors, this course aims to bring together a mixture of beginners, intermediate and expert skill-levelled life drawing artists in a relaxed and social atmosphere to learn and improve on their abilities. Whether you’re looking to improve your overall artistic skillset or specific areas like observation, this is the perfect place to do so and meet new people at the same time.
Central Buildings, Oldham St. | Website
5. Nexus Art Café
This relaxed and welcoming life drawing class is held twice a month at the Northern Quarter’s Nexus Art Café, where the session is mostly informally “taught”, meaning that participants have the freedom and opportunity to draw a nude life model however they like using their own artistic style. This is an especially great format for those who are just starting out and looking to find their feet.
2 Dale St. | Website
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