Welcome to Drawing is Free

No experience necessary.

All ages welcome.

Drawing is Free is a project which makes the power of connecting through drawing available to everyone.

We run public drawing events, host free open online drawing sessions, and collaborate with communities and cultural organizations. The Drawing is Free project is motivated by belief in the power of drawing to sensitize us to the world, bring us focus and purpose… and make us feel good!

Find out more about Drawing is Free ︎︎︎

Two faces, drawn in handmade sketchbooks on coloured sugar paper.Monday Portrait Sessions ︎︎︎

1 x track of music, 1 x pose, 1 x drawing. Free every Monday, just join on Zoom at 9am or 6pm (CET/Paris time) to take part.

︎ Zoom Link for Monday sessions︎︎︎

10 Year Anniversary Poster

Drawing is Free 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition︎︎︎

An exhibition of your drawings at  Paris College of Art from 29th May - 10th June, 2023

A woven drawing of a faceProjects︎︎︎

Bringing people together through drawing.

A loose pencil and watercolour drawing of a dancing figure Patreon︎︎︎

Join workshops and get monthly drawing prompts or one-to-one support when you support Drawing is Free.

A folded piece of grey paper, printed with Education Pack in block print lettersResources ︎︎︎

Prompts, ideas and education packs to download and inspire your drawing.

The cover of a pamphlet, Drawing to Feel good

Booklets and zines about drawing, made with collaborators and friends of Drawing is Free.

How can I get involved?

Drawing is Free runs public online drawing sessions, special events, and development activites for artists.

To join our weekly live portrait sessions, you just need to click on our  ︎ Zoom Link︎︎︎ for Monday sessions at 9am or 6pm (Paris time), ready to draw. You do not need to book - just turn up!

Follow us on ︎ Instagram︎︎︎ to stay up to date on our activities, news and events.

You can take part in special monthly drawing sessions and get one-to-one mentoring by supporting us on ︎ Patreon︎︎︎.

We also help Artists expand their drawing practice through online development programmes, workshops and mentoring through the ︎Drawing Correspondence︎︎︎ programme with Professor Anita Taylor and Tania Kovats.

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