June 11, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Dynamic Gesture Life Drawing with Andrew Crayford – Ticket


Descart.es is reunited with Andrew Crayford to bring you a very special 2-hour life drawing evening incorporating dynamic dance, yoga and interactive theatrical compositions in the heart of Croydon Old Town.

A thrilling evening filled with physically enduring performance modelling by Andrew to inspire our artists gestural creations.


Event Expired
Category: Tags: ,


You may recognise Andrew from his appearance on BBC1 ‘The Big Painting Challenge’ in 2015, or modelling for The British Museum programme ‘The Discus-Thrower’ in the same year, about Myron’s famous sculpture, or more recently in artist Kan Muftic’s ‘Figure Drawing’ book, in which Andrew is featured on the front cover and throughout the book, published in May 2017 .

Andrew was also recently featured in the Mirror online newspaper with his ‘Life Drawing Gymnasia project, with fellow models Jacque Alexis and Natasha Jervis.

Due to the popularity of our last sessions, we recommend booking well in advance of the event. We cannot reserve places or guarantee leftover spaces on the door.

• Untutored, life drawing & painting – experiment, be inspired!
• We have easels and drawing boards
• Bring your own refreshments
• Beginners welcome
• Basic materials provided, willow charcoal, cartridge paper, limited paints and pencils. Bring your favourites.

Admission £10
Let us know you are coming 🙂
All levels welcome, artists please bring your favourite tools!

10 minutes walk from East or West Croydon stations and easily accessed by bus, tram and wheelchair friendly!

Twitter: @TheCogito
Instagram: @CroydonLifeDrawing @Descart.es @GymnasiaLifeDrawing

DescART.es is an unfunded arts initiative that curates the gallery and art displays at Matthews Yard. A local platform for events, exhibitions and mediating creative collaborations.