CHAW Hosts: 'Working From the Figure' an Open Drawing Session

By Editorial Team on January 5, 2012
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'Working from the Figure' organizer Will Fleishell. Photo courtesy of Charis Durrance.



For more information and to register for ‘Working From the Figure’ sessions visit the CHAW website at:

If you are interested in drawing or painting from the figure at CHAW, there is great news! A new season of ‘Working From the Figure’ starts on February 11, 2012. ‘Working From the Figure’ is scheduled for 16 sessions so plan accordingly.

Sessions are held at CHAW on 545 7th Street, S.E. Washington DC, 20003, Saturdays from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Walk-ins are $20 but, if you schedule & pay ahead of time, you can get a decent discount on the price, for more information about the discount please call 202-547-6839.

This new session will bring with it different set ups and poses. Similar to last year, there is an option for outdoors sessions with clothed models. Please bring your own art supplies; easels, small tables and drawing boards with clips are available on a first come, first served basis.

While on holiday break, the facilitator, Will Fleishell, is asking all of the participants to try and come up with/invent ideas to make ‘Working From the Figure’ more exciting and challenging.

  • Date and Time: Sessions start Saturday, February 11, at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: 545 7th Street, S.E. Washington DC, 20003. Two blocks South of Eastern Metro.
  • You may also  register online at, by  phone 202-547-6839,  fax 202-543-1723, or in person.

.2 blocks south of Eastern Market Metro.