Life Drawing Workshop

Our Life Drawing workshops are open to everyone, from newcomers who want to take up a hobby through to experienced artists looking to continue their practice and hone their skills. This is not a taught class but where needed advice and encouragement can be given.

York St John University
Course fees
6:30pm - 8:30pm
See specific venue details in course information section
Monday evenings (excluding bank holidays)
Course Leader
Rob Oldfield
Age Requirements
Book a place on an upcoming workshop

Course information:

Quad South Hall at York St John University is a modern, light and airy space where you can feel inspired and creative. The room is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible.

If you are unfamiliar with our campus, please have a look at our Campus Map where Quad South Hall is numbered 15 on the map.

Each week we will be working with a nude life model, these may change week to week and will include both male and female life models. All materials including paper, pencils, charcoal and easels etc. will be supplied but please feel free to bring your own too.

To book a place, either select the date you would like to book online, or simply turn up on the night and pay in cash.

Please Note - The life drawing workshops will temporarily be taking place in a different location for six weeks commencing Monday 13th May. The new location will be Ripon Wing building, room 006 (ground floor). This will be signposted on arrival from Lord Mayor's Walk.



Life Drawing Models

We are always looking for new life drawing models! As a society, we preach body positivity and look for models of all ages and sizes. If you are interested in modelling for us, please email


About the facilitator

Rob Oldfield is a Fine Art technician at York St John University. He has modelled for life classes for many years and runs life drawing workshops at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery in Leeds and the Leeds University students union life classes.

Rob now coordinates all the life drawing classes for York St John University. As a tutor Rob encourages, advises and listens so please come along and take advantage of his skills and experience.

Programme specification

Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.

Disability Advice

York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of disability advice services to assist students throughout their studies.

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Fees and funding


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Tuition fees

UK & EU 2019 / 20

Overseas 2019 / 20


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