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:
Thursday 10 March | 6.30pm – 9.30pm | 18+
Book here (bookings essential)
Come and see what's under the bustle! Celebrate Tom Roberts in a unique way and draw glamorous models and performers from the colonial era in a fun, welcoming atmosphere.
Pay bar and light refreshments available.
$30, $25 concession, $20 members (includes first drink)
BYO materials welcome, some materials provided).
Keep an eye out for additional Dr Sketchy's workshops happening at the Gallery over the coming months.
- Brown paper bags
Materials permitted in this workshop:
- Graphite/ lead Pencils
- Coloured pencils
- Oil pastels, crayons
- Charcoal pencils/ sticks
- Posca 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:
- Acrylic paint
- Oil paint
- Spray paint
- Liquid ink or watercolours
Banner image: From the Warhol – Factory years inspired Dr Sketchy's workshop, June 2014 at the National Gallery of Australia, courtesy Brett Sargeant.
Dr Sketchy's workshops on Flickr