About Arts Education

North Van Arts offers arts education in the form of courses, workshops, and camps programming for all ages, interests and abilities.

Life Drawing- Body Positivity, Diversity and Inclusivity (facilitated, but no formal instruction)

Sandrine Pelisser
Anna du Bois
Maplewood House
399 Seymour River Pl, North Vancouver BC
Sundays, (bi weekly) 11.00am : 2.00pm
January 14- June 16, 2024

Come join us to practice your drawing skills in a friendly, non-competitive environment. We alternate professional models that will pose unclothed, aiming for diversity in age, gender and body shape. This group is for both amateur and experienced artists, and we welcome all skill levels. This event is facilitated, but no formal instruction is offered.

The 3-hour session will have a series of short poses to warm up ( 1 and 2 minutes) and a few long poses (5 minutes to 15-25 minutes).

What should I bring?

We have the life-drawing essentials: chairs, many easels, and a few drawing donkeys, music…
Bring your drawing materials, paper, and a board. Our artists are using pencils, charcoal, ink, pastels, watercolor… The poses in the regular sessions are too short to have time to paint with acrylics or oils.

We will have a break in the middle of the session so you are welcome to bring some food for yourself or even something to share.

If you have a light portable easel, you can bring it too.

Winter dates: January 14, 28 February 11, 25, March 10

Spring break

Spring dates: Mar 31 Apr 14, 28 May 12, 26 June 9, 16

(June 16th Exhibition/ no class)


10% discount for North Van Arts Members.

Become a member and unlock a world of benefits! As part of your membership, you’ll enjoy a 10% discount on select Arts Education Adult & Youth classes and workshops.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Membership: Become a member of North Van Arts to access exclusive perks.
  2. Discount Code: Call us at 604-988-6844 to receive your unique discount code.
  3. Redeem Discount: Remember, you must be a member before receiving the discount. Once you have your code, simply follow these steps to apply the 10% off:
    • Browse the available Adult & Youth classes and workshops.
    • During the checkout process, you’ll find a field to enter your coupon code. Enter the code and apply it.
    • Your 10% discount will be automatically calculated and reflected in your total purchase amount.

Ready to enhance your artistic journey? Join today and take advantage of this incredible offer.

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