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Workshop: How to pose for artists

2020-03-18 @ 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm

A workshop on how to pose for painters, sculptors, and illustrators.

Wednesday, March 18
Six30 to Eight30
uOttawa Laurier Building, room 320*
600 Cumberland (at the corner of Laurier)

This workshop will teach you the skills necessary to pose for artists and students of art in a variety of contexts. You will learn to develop your range of expression, to make judicious choices for sustaining poses, and strategies to avoid pain. We also discuss the professional context of artist-model collaboration, of the particularities of the drawing studio, and of nudity in the context of artistic creation.

This workshop takes place within a drawing studio. Participants are encouraged to wear loose, comfortable clothing as we will be moving within the space.

The workshop is designed for people interested in posing for the first time and for models with some experience to improve their abilities. There will be ample opportunity for questions throughout the workshop.

Early birds:
$9, payable in cash or e-transfer. Drop-ins allowed, but please arrive on time.

*Accessibility note: the studio is up three flights of stairs.

Image: Wheel of Fortune (1875-1883)
Credit: Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)


6:45 pm - 9:15 pm


Atelier Denu
Ottawa, CA + Google Map