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The best evening out in Manchester that you have never heard of, as featured on BBC Radio 4 (You and Yours): Life Drawing every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Studio Bee in the Fashionable Northern Quarter of Manchester.
We draw from a variety of models each week. We provide with materials but feel free to bring your favourites. The session is untutored however, you can ask host for advice.

Beginners welcome, from those with no experience to professional artists.

Life drawing is a fantastic way to relax in our beautiful Studio and a great place to meet new people.

COST: session cost is £10, (students/concessions £8) please pay on arrival.

Studio Bee
Top floor above the Peer Hat bar
14-16 Faraday Alleyway
M1 1BE

The entrance is at the rear tiny alleyway.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Life drawing, beginners welcome, short poses, relaxed atmosphere (with wine)

Life Drawing: 7.30pm to 9.30pm all welcome. Tonight the models are Julia and Dan, a young couple who regularly model for us We'll start drawing at 7.30pm however please arrive early for set up. There will be two sessions of drawing both 45 mins with a 15min break The session is untutored however if you would like feedback, advice or any help with your drawing then speak to Riff during the breaks. Materials are provided: paper, pencils, rubbers. Feel free to bring your own charcoals, water colours or any other materials you like to work with. All welcome, from those with no experience to professional artists. COST: session cost is £10, (students/concessions £8) or 5 sessions for £40, please pay on arrival. During the break wine and light refreshments are available. There's a chance to see other artists work, have a drink and a conversation AFTER THE DRAWING wine and cheese is available (included in the cost) we have the studio space until 10pm then head for drinks at The Peer Hat bar situated down stairs from Studio Bee on the ground floor. It's a great bar, Life Drawers have a 20% discount at the bar Hope to see you soon Please get in touch if you are interested in us hosting private events such as team building or hen parties Riff and Clair Studio Bee 14-16 Farday Street top floor of red brick mill in the tiny alleyway called Stevenson Place between the HULA bar and The Peer Hat Faraday Street. Northern Quarter Manchester M1 1BE

Portraits and Pints in the Peer Hat - free session materials provided

Portrait sketching: 7.30pm to late all welcome, just pop in Get your portrait drawn and draw others in the group Materials are provided: paper, pencils, rubbers. Feel free to bring your own charcoals, water colours or any other materials you like to work with. All welcome, from those with no experience to professional artists. I will be on hand to give instruction on request COST: free, 20% off drinks Riff Peer Hat 14-16 Farday Street top floor of red brick mill in the tiny alleyway called Stevenson Place between the HULA bar and The Peer Hat Faraday Street. Northern Quarter Manchester M1 1BE

DRAWING/PAINTING THE PREGNANT FIGURE @ Studio Bee

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On Sunday 24th of March, we'll have the opportunity to draw/paint the pregnant figure, enjoying of long poses. B E G I N N E R S . W E L C O M E The model will be Rachel which is pregnant of her first child and is in her third semestre of pregnancy. We'll start at 11am so, please, arrive earlier to prepare. We'll have some basic materials but feel free to bring your favourites. The session aims to: S T A R T – 11am 2 x 5 min poses 1 x 15 min pose 1 x 45 min pose T E A . B R E A K . W I T H . B I S C U I T S – 12.15pm – 12.30pm 1 x 1.5h pose E N D – 2pm The cost of the session is £15 all included. To book, please pay via PayPal here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=VCUJJBMAKKMHU Studio Bee 14-16 Faraday Street top floor above The Peer Hat bar entrance at the tiny alleyway at the back Any other question, do not hesitate to contact me. Otherwise see you there! Àgata

Life Drawing - Beginners Welcome - short poses, relaxed atmosphere & wine

All are welcome to attend to these life drawing sessions, from beginners to professional artists. We'll start drawing at 7.30pm so, please, come just before to set up. The model tbc. Materials are provided: paper, boards, pencils, rubbers and sharpeners, but feel free to bring your own charcoals, water colours or any other materials you like to work with. During the break wine and light refreshments are available and there's a chance to see other artists work, have a drink and a conversation. The sessions are untutored but follow a peer to peer learning style. COST £10 or £8 students and concessions. Please pay on arrival. Studio Bee top floor above the Peer Hat Bar 14-16 Farday Street Northern Quarter Manchester M1 1BE The entrance is in the tiny back alleyway. Hope to see you there Àgata

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