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Covert Characters Life Drawing – French Deco Session with Lorelle Rouge

Last month I had the privilege to teach 2 life drawing classes. Covert Characters is lucky to have access to some amazing professional models who are not only beautiful subjects but make my job as host easy.

We enjoyed a elegant French deco inspired session to end Sept with the gorgeous Lorelle Rouge. She transported us to another era wearing little but gloves and pearls.

Covert Characters Life Drawing has some amazing sessions lined up to see out the year so be sure to look out for those. More details can be found on the website here>

Covert Characters’ Warrior Session

For my second time officially hosting the Covert Characters Life Drawing class we a warrior themed night. Our model, Craig, was great and made my job so easy. He even made do with the broomstick and sticks we could scrounge up and held some fantastic dynamic poses.

I’m pretty excited to announce that I will be hosting these classes more regularly!  I will be sharing more tips on sketching and interpreting the figure in each class.

Surprise Life Drawing Hosting!


I will be hosting tomorrow nights Warrior themed Covert Characters Life Drawing session! I will start the class around 6:15 to go over some tips on drawing the figure and drawing from life.

Covert Characters is a very relaxed class that encourages people to have fun creating art. There is an easy atmosphere with refreshments and drawing materials provided making it a great class for beginners and artists wanting to enjoy an evening practising sketching.

Details on the session can be found here>

Examples of my life drawing from Covert Characters can be found here>


My Covert Characters Life Drawing Session with Tijana

This Wednesday I had the pleasure of guest hosting my regular life drawing class, Covert Characters with the support of my friend and talented photographer, Nicole McGrath.

To start the session I gave a few tips on proportion and drawing faces. I also encouraged everyone to explore and enjoy themselves rather than stress about creating masterpieces. Life drawing is for practising observation and studying the figure with a model as inspiration and their form as a guide.

And we had a lovely model to inspire us – Tijana with her grace and crown of flowers looked very much like an elven princess!

Thank you very much to all the artist that joined us, I hope you found the session helpful as well as fun.

Cindy, the host and organiser of Covert Characters, and I are discussing the possibility of me teaching more classes in the future. So stay tuned for more about that 🙂


Hosting Covert Characters Life Drawing


Me hosting the session in June. Photo Credit: Nicole McGrath

Join me for an evening of drawing! I will be sharing the hosting this week’s life drawing session with my friend Nicole and our regular instructor Cindy. Our model for the spring themed evening will be the beautiful Tijana.

Wednesday 31st August
Workshop Melbourne :
195 Argyle St Fitzroy

For tickets and more info visit here>

I will be sharing some tips on figure drawing and drawing from life at the start of the session. If you have never done life drawing before or simply would like to enjoy a fun, critique-free night of sketching I can highly recommend coming along a to Covert Characters. I will be happy to help people individually throughout Wednesday’s class should anyone want more instruction.

I look forward to see my lovely art-friends and meeting more of you.



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