The Drawing Social: Figures and Fashion

Learn basic drawing skills. Beginners welcome!

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The theme for this week's Drawing Social is: figures and fashion. We'll be exploring basic drawing techniques related to body proportions, gesture drawings and clothing.

Absolutely no creative skills necessary! This event is for you if you want to:

  • Meet new people in Melbourne
  • Practise drawing figures and clothing
  • Take time out for yourself with a relaxing, therapeutic hobby

If you've been drawing for a while as a self-taught illustrator and want to deepen your understanding of figure drawing, you're welcome to bring along any sketchbooks to receive feedback from our host artist.


Classe Petit focuses on the journey, not the destination. In our class, we don’t talk about what’s “correct” or “proper”; we encourage free explorations of ideas and techniques, which very often leads to discovering a whole new world of possibilities! 

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What you will learn
  • Basic drawing techniques related to the week's theme
  • Learn to create quick sketches
What you will get
  • A variety of drawing materials provided - pencils, pastels, charcoal, brush pens
  • Refreshments - wine, tea and vegan-friendly nibbles
  • New friends :-)

What to bring
  • (Optional) You can BYO art materials and sketchbook if you have them ready
What to wear

Casual dress code

Appropriate for

Anyone interested in learning to draw and meeting new people

Refund & Cancellation Policy

-- For all public classes and workshops --

We can only issue refunds for any cancellations made at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the start of the event. If you would like to transfer to another session, we require at least 48 hours' notice before the event. You are always welcome to send a friend along and use the ticket in your name if you are not able to attend.

For groups of 5 and larger, we require at least 7 days notice for any refunds or transfer requests.

All classes require a minimum of 8 participants to go ahead. If we need to cancel an event due to low enrolment or unexpected circumstances, we will notify you immediately via email and mobile. Your ticket will automatically be transferred to the next painting session, but you can request any alternative event.

-- For private events --

We only issue full refunds for cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the event date. You will receive an 80% refund off the total fee for short notice cancellations (< 7 days).

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Terms & Conditions

Classe Petit requires 72 hours notice via email (art@classepetit.com) prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund, or 48 hours notice for a transfer. For group bookings of 5 and larger, we require at least 7 days notice for full refunds or transfers.

Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. 

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30 July 2019 • The Drawing Social: Figures and Fashion

This was a really fun way to spend my birthday with friends and meet new people too. Very relaxed environment and I learned a lot. I have been sketching since I did the class. Thanks Sheng.


09 April 2019 • The Drawing Social: Figures and Fashion

This was a fantastic class taught by a knowledgeable and approachable teacher. Everyone of us, whether we had art experience or not, walked away with some new skills, and tips. I’m not a practising artist by any means, but I was made to feel extremely welcome here. I’ll definitely be back.


09 April 2019 • The Drawing Social: Figures and Fashion

Great class to break a drawing block! You're teacher is friendly, kind and accommodating.

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