Dr Sketchy's Workshops
at the National Gallery
of Australia



Thursday 2 July 2015
6.30pm – 9.30pm
Gandel Hall

$30, $25 concession, $20 members (includes first drink, BYO materials welcome, some materials provided)



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Banner image: From the Warhol – Factory years inspired Dr Sketchy's workshop, June 2014 at the National Gallery of Australia, courtesy Brett Sargeant.


The NGA now has an ongoing partnership with the Canberra branch of Dr Sketchy's. Established in 2005 Dr Sketchy's has branches in over a hundred cities around the globe, from Akron to Zagreb. Combining glamorous models, performance and drawing in a fun, welcoming atmosphere, Dr Sketchy's is the perfect place to get your fill of life-drawing.



Dr Sketchy's burlesque drawing:
Colour my world
Thursday 2 July | 6.30pm – 9.30pm | 18+

With special guest performers from the Australian Burlesque Festival. Draw underground models and performers in a fun, burlesque atmosphere, with body painting inspired by Colour my world.

Pay bar and light refreshments available. $30, $25 concession, $20 members (includes first drink, some materials provided, BYO materials welcome).

Keep an eye out for additional Dr Sketchy's workshops happening at the Gallery over the coming months.

Materials supplied:
  • Wipes
  • Paper/pads
  • Pencils
  • Brown paper bags

Materials permitted in this workshop:

  • Graphite/ lead Pencils
  • Coloured pencils
  • Oil pastels, crayons
  • Charcoal pencils/ sticks
  • Posca pens
  • Textas
  • Pens
  • Conte crayons

IMPORTANT: Please ensure the above materials are in a sealed container or bag when brought into the gallery. These materials are not normally permitted in the gallery (except graphite/lead pencils).

Materials not permitted in this workshop:

  • Easels
  • Acrylic paint
  • Oil paint
  • Spray paint
  • Liquid ink or watercolours

Dr Sketchy's workshops on Flickr