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Figure Drawing NYC--Summer Sketch Group and Draw-mania! Pages

Welcome to the Summer Sketch group!!

For nearly 20 years, we've been offering the best figure drawing events at the most affordable prices, featuring the best models in NYC.

If you enjoy drawing, and you'd like to develop your figure drawing skills is a serious/fun environment with professional nude art models who are both challenging and inspiring, you've come to the right place! People of all skill levels are welcome, from total beginners to pros.

We several offer different kinds of art events--
Sunday afternoon figure drawing sessions ("Summer Sketch Sessions," even though they now happen all year long) which are classical, academic-style sessions featuring a single model in a studio environment,
Beginners' classes, and
Draw-mania! our amazing draw-a-thon and variety show.
We also have occasional social get-togethers
and special events, like last year's sail boat trips.
And we can organize private art events for your organization.

We feature a different model at every session, and many of our favorites do come back on a regular basis.

Our sessions are offered at several locations around Manhattan. All are easy to get to by public transportation.

We don't provide art materials, and you're welcome to bring any art materials that you're comfortable with. If you're not sure what to bring, I recommend a pad of about 11x14" and some pressed charcoal sticks (feel free to email me with any questions). Newsprint is very inexpensive, and great for doing a lot of drawings without breaking your budget.

Don't wait-- come and join us! You're going to have great time--relaxing and inspiring, and just a little bit challenging!

Our History:
This group started over 15 years ago. At that time, there just weren't many sketch groups where people could come and draw on a casual basis, except the ones attached to art-schools, and none of those had summer sessions. One summer, some friends and I decided to start our own!

We are one of the longest running open sketch groups in the city and almost certainly the longest running on Meetup!! This group made it's debut shortly after first started.

There's also a blog, where I occasionally post art-related articles and news:

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