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Life Drawing continues at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse with AGA Arts for the 2024 Summer Season! Drop ins are welcome. Scroll down to learn more.

Life Drawing, Spring/Summer 2024
Sundays May through August
12:00pm – 3:00pm / 6:30 – 9pm
Drop-in, no registration required  – Doors open 30 min prior to start
St. Matthew’s Clubhouse, 450 Broadview Avenue, Toronto
Cost: $20 (afternoon gestures) $30 (evening painting)
Newsprint pads available for purchase for $4 on site

Drop-in figure drawing hosted by AGA Arts. Enjoy an afternoon of gesture drawing or an evening of painting from the live model. Sundays, alternating between 12-3pm for drawing, and 6:30-9:30pm painting sessions with a single sustained pose. These are drop-in sessions, (no registration required) but come early to get a spot! Easels, chairs, drawing benches, boards and clips available to use on site, just bring your own drawing materials. All skill levels welcome! Cash or credit (no debit)

Nude model unless otherwise specified (18 +).

Outdoor Drawing Events will be hosted on the grass behind the clubhouse in the gorgeous Riverdale Park. These events include a performance by a live musician and a costumed/clothed model. All are welcome to come observe, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere! Bring a lunch and make a day of it! We will host inside the clubhouse if the weather is uncooperative. Please watch the AGA socials for more details about upcoming performers.

Full schedule for Spring/Summer season listed here. All Events this season are on SUNDAYS:

  • May 12, 2024, 12-3pm – Mother’s Day! Bring your Mom!
  • May 26, 2024, 12-3pm – Outdoor Gesture Drawing (clothed model)
  • June 2, 2024, 6:30-9:30pm – Sustained pose (Ideal for painters)
  • June 9, 2024, 12-3pm – Gesture Drawing
  • June 16, 2024, 6:30-9:30pm – Sustained pose (pose continued from June 2)
  • June 23, 2024, 12-3pm – Outdoor Gesture Drawing (clothed model), with Special Musical Collaboration with Labyrinth Ontario
  • July 7, 2024, 12-3pm – Gesture Drawing
  • July 14, 2024, 6:30-9:30pm – Sustained pose (Ideal for painters)
  • July 21, 2024, 12-3pm – Outdoor Gesture Drawing (clothed model) – 12-3pm
  • July 28, 2024, 6:30-9:30pm – Sustained pose (Pose continued from July 14)
  • Aug 4, 2024, 12-3pm – Gesture Drawing
  • Aug 11, 2024, 12-3pm – Outdoor Gesture Drawing (clothed model)
  • Aug 18, 2024, 6:30-9:30pm- Sustained pose (Ideal for painters)

These are uninstructed sessions. Some easels, chairs, and boards provided. Newsprint is available for sale on site for $4. Please bring your own materials! All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to join. Be sure to follow AGA Arts for more updates and announcements!
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