2 hour workshop
Make the most of your midweek evenings and have fun with drawing at some of your favourite London pubs, lovingly guided by professional artists, all whilst enjoying a drink and good craic.
Through a combination of traditional techniques and alternative exercises, participants are encouraged to make a mess and experiment. After some short drawing challenges each session ends in a long drawing with time to get stuck in. All levels are welcome, with total beginners encouraged and advanced artists challenged. The teachers pride themselves on giving great personal feedback, in a space where anyone can enjoy drawing.
The Merry Nude currently runs at at the following gorgeous pubs:
Everything you need including all drawing materials, full stand-up easels and a variety of models are provided, so come and join for a tipple and a scribble!
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This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, The Merry Nude
The Merry Nude is a creative collective who provide friendly and informative art workshops through social events.
Their weekly staple is relaxing life drawing sessions in beautiful pubs, your chance to learn techniques from friendly professional artists, be encouraged to make a mess and experiment, and enjoy a drink in some of London's best pubs. All materials including full easels are provided. They also run sculpture and craft workshops, and tailor make private creative events, from hen parties to corporate workshops.
The Merry Nude has been running succesfully for 5 years, with a host of fantastic tutors including sculptor Benedict Romain, painter Jonathan Ellis, animator Lawrence Dodgson, painter Candice Tait and more, who combine their experience as artists, teachers and being lovely people to provide professional level teaching in an accessible, encouraging and fun atmosphere.
Everything is provided including full easels and A1 paper, so you can go big with a range of different drawing materials
We are open to everyone from absolute beginners to verified Picassos! As we are in a pub with nude models the activity tends to be for over 18s, though mature youngsters are welcome to give it a go
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.