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Gestural Life Drawing Workshop

at Art on 30th - North Park

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North Park
4434 30th St
Btwn Monroe & Meade Avenues
San Diego, California 92116
$10 per student to cover the model fee, payable to the instructor
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Anna Dinkel

What you'll learn in this drawing class:

Explore fluidity and movement in figure drawing using your whole body, not just your hand, and learn to capture a pose quickly—with energy!

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the history of gestural drawing and why it is fundamental to capturing the human form.

Students will create several sketches of a live clothed model. Gain experience, confidence, and knowledge with how to draw from life and capture the human body.

Great for beginning and intermediate level artists.


  • Strathmore Newsprint (Smooth) paper pad
  • Generals compressed charcoal (2B, 4B, 6B)
  • Drawing Board with Clips (large enough to fit your newsprint pad)
  • $10 per student to cover the model fee, payable to the instructor.

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Occasionally Art on 30th may find it necessary to cancel a course or workshop due to scheduling conflicts or instructor cancellation. If this occurs, registered students will be contacted and allowed to transfer to another class or be refunded the full course tuition and any additional fees.


If something should come up and you are unable to attend your class/workshop, please give us 72 hours notice prior to the start of the class/workshop for a full refund. 

After 72 hours, you may receive a partial refund and a 20% processing fee will be deducted from the price of the class/workshop. 

​No refunds will be extended after the first session (for classes).


​Life happens and you may miss a class. You will be allowed to make up one class from the session. 

Please request a “make up slip” that is active for the next 30 days. 

You may make up your class in any class that has room, it does not need to be the class that you originally took. 

​Make ups are limited to one class per session.


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The building that is now Art on 30th once housed the Morse Security Company. We have left the original mosaic logo in the lobby floor as an homage to the building’s history. The original Samuel Morse was an artist made famous by his portrait of American President John Adams. He also invented the...

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