Studio 23 partners with The Bay Area Models Guild to bring you our 3-hour figure drawing session hosted by Yolanda Cotton-Turner.
This is a 3 hour, self-guided, no pressure workshop for adults of all skill levels to practice translating the human form! Expect to challenge yourself, expect a supportive group, and expect to see your skills improve as you come back again & again.
We meet once a month, every 3rd Friday ... please come out, relax to some easy music, BYOB/BYOM to let the good vibes flow, and practice drawing with us!
Arrival & Setup: 6:45PM
Session Begins: 7PM sharp! (Door locks at 7:00PM)
Breaks: 5 min breaks - 20 min in between each
Session Ends: 10:00PM
Please bring your own art supplies. Many artists just bring a sketchbook & pencils. We may have a couple extra easels if you need one. Feel free to sketch, paint, charcoal, ink, whatever floats your boat. We have limited community supplies available for you to use.
We start with short (1-2 minute) gestures and end with longer 20 minute poses.
Street or Garage only!! (meters are free after 6pm) DO NOT park in the lot.
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$20 (mostly goes to the model) Please donate for food, drinks, gallery operations, and workshop management.
Maximum Attendees: 10
Minimum Attendees: 3
Studio 23, 2309-B Encinal Ave., Alameda, CA 94501
How To Find Us:
Studio 23 is located on the corner of Oak & Encinal Ave in Alameda just off Park St. We are near Jack In The Box, directly behind Revelation Cleaners, only a few steps away from Lucky 13.
No parking in the Studio 23 parking lot! These spots are residential and/or belong to the cleaners (yes they do tow). Street parking along Oak and Encinal is usually available. Meters are free after 6pm.
Light snacks are available during breaks. Drinks are also available via donation.
We have regular breaks throughout the session. Use that time to get drinks, stretch and use the bathroom.
Cell Phones / Cameras:
No photography or video permitted. No cell phones or mobile devices can be used in the studio during the session. Turn off the ringer.
If we do not get enough sign-ups 7 days prior, we may cancel the session offering a refund to anyone who has already signed up and paid.
We offer a partial refund minus a small meetup.com transaction fee if your cancellation is 7 days or more before the event.
Age / Conduct:
Must be 18 years old or more. We will not entertain immature or unprofessional behavior. Although we have never had any situation like this arise, please understand that we will remove anyone from the session and/or the premises, without a refund, if your behavior is distracting to others or threatens the safety of anyone. You will not be able to sign up for our meetups again
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