Past Meetup

12 Month Sketch Challenge! Under The Sea

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Studio 23

2309B Encinal Ave. · Alameda, CA

How to find us

We are located behind Revelation Cleaners on the corner of Oak Street and Encinal Ave

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Let's get together and sketch at Studio 23. We will have a loose sketch theme every month. You can stick to the theme or do your own thing.

Come get to know other local artists and set time aside to make art with us!
1PM-3:30 Snack, Drink & Draw
3:30-4 Let's share our work with each other. (Optional, approximately 2min per person depending on the amount of people)

What to bring:
*Sketchbook, paper or canvas
*Paints, pencils, ink, etc
*Feel free to bring snacks, drinks although We will also have some snacks/drinks available.
*Indoor and/or outdoor depending on the number of attendees. So dress appropriately. Note: We also will have limited art supplies to share and a few easels around as well.

Suggested donation is $5-$10+. We use this to buy supplies, snacks, drinks as well as pay rent and group fees. Your donations keep our doors open.

Suggested Sketch Themes:
January: Melancholy
February: Connection
March: Nature
April: Not your Grandmother's landscape
May: Portrait
June: Dream
July: Inspired by a song
August: Under the sea
September: Creature, fictional or real
October: Shadows
November: A Gift
December: Reflect

* IMPORTANT (read below)

*Parking: Please do not park in the Studio 23 Parking lot. The cleaners and local residents own these parking spots and they do tow! There is nearby street parking available on Oak Street and Encinal. All street parking is free on Sundays.

There is also a parking garage between Central and Santa Clara Ave that is free on weekends as well as a parking lot directly across from the Alameda Theater. More parking info:

*Indoor and/or outdoor depending on the number of attendees. So dress appropriately. We prefer to keep this donation based so no one is ever turned away. However, please only RSVP if you are sure you are coming. You can RSVP up until the night before.

*These meetups are about making art. Please keep phone calls outside (away from the group) as well as loud or lengthy conversations. We love for people to connect, that is what we are all about. Please just use common sense and be considerate of other artist's time.

We welcome feedback on new meetup ideas for 2018 and other ways on improving our group!