Meet just a few of our popular life drawing hen party models and tutors based throughout the UK. All of our tutors are experienced and qualified artists, bringing imaginative hen party ideas and games to your event. You don’t need any experience and there’s no need to worry about your drawing abilities. The idea is just to have fun! We work with a range of professionals and we are very LGBTQ friendly. Due to the number of classes we host on any given day, we cannot guarantee a particular model or tutor. We ask you to respect our models and tutors and we reserve the right to make last minute changes. For more information on this creative hen party idea,
please enquire about your location and date!
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in LONDON
Cosmin graduated from the University of Fine Arts and Design in 2008 with a diploma in Visual Arts/ Bachelor in Fine Arts. Cosmin is a regular teacher at workshops and festivals and he’s ready to bring his outgoing sense of fun to your hen party life drawing class in London.
Fun, charming and full of banter – Andrew likes to dazzle with his yoga inspired poses, and approaches each party as if meeting a group of friends he has never met before. Always relaxed and friendly, he finds it rewarding to make life drawing exciting, and to see people leave excited and happy. Andrew recently featured in The Mirror online with his own life drawing group ‘The Life Drawing Gymnasia’, and is featured on the front cover of a figure drawing art book to be published May 2017. A professional photographer, actor and musician, Andrew is always up to something creative.
Your Bournemouth hen party life drawing model Gery originally came from the heart of Budapest. He trained as a chef and loves cooking, especially Hungarian goulash. Gery is comfortable in his own skin and will make you have a great time at your hen party life drawing class with us.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in BRIGHTON, BOURNEMOUTH, KENT,
or SOUTH EAST UK.
Hen party life drawing model John is a roofer from East Sussex who enjoys training at the gym and getting his adrenaline fix, either by rock climbing or doing water sports. John is a keen traveller who has recently returned from South East Asia.
Tricia has been an experienced and qualified arts tutor for the past 16 years. She studied general art and design for three years in the Midlands before moving to the Sussex coast and gaining a bachelor of arts degree in related arts. Tricia is an artist working across an extensive variety of arts and crafts disciplines, who has exhibited at many venues across the South East, in addition to regularly teaching adult education and private courses. You will find Tricia to be a professional, fun and friendly tutor working in the West Sussex and Hampshire area.
After 15 years as a fine art lecturer in further education, teaching drawing, painting and printmaking – your hen party life drawing tutor Claire now runs local community art workshops and school holiday art clubs for children in South Wales. All the while, she’s developing and extending her own practice. Claire never goes anywhere without a sketchbook; she’s inspired daily and has a passion for visually recording her world. (Image credit: Mu Boyan exhibition Koblenz, Germany, July 2015.)
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in BRISTOL, BATH, CARDIFF,
Cardiff-based hen party life drawing model Michael is also a personal fitness instructor. A very creative man, Michael is so physically impressive, he has previously won Mr Wales (2013)! He has appeared on TV shows Take me Out and Hollyoaks, he speaks fluent Welsh and otherwise has great banter to keep your Cardiff hen party class entertained.
As a qualified teacher, Ade has been teaching drawing and painting to adults in community education since 2004. Based in Weston-super-Mare, he is also Weston’s number 1 children’s entertainer and 3rd funniest stand-up comedian. His lively lessons are influenced by these other passions, bringing humour to the sessions. He recently tried to sharpen a pencil in the dark, but he couldn’t see the point! Ade is a black and white illustrator, focusing on pencils, charcoal and ink pens.
Dorset-based Susan is an experienced life drawing tutor who teaches painting and drawing skills in Weymouth and Sherborne. Exhibiting regularly in the region, Susan has recently exhibited with Wessex Contemporary Arts at Dorset County Museum. In 2014, her work was selected for the Thelma Hubbard Open. Recent projects include a two year exhibition with the National Trust supported by the Arts Council.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in ESSEX, SUFFOLK or CAMBRIDGESHIRE.
Tutor Barry graduated from the University of East London in 2010, having studied for a BA degree in fine art. He paints full time from his studio in Essex. Inspired by the banks of the industrial Thames, he makes rough drawings which are worked into paintings often using bright colours. Barry believes that artists help the viewer understand their surroundings better. Your Essex hen party life drawing tutor Barry has shown his work extensively throughout the UK!
Georgina has been an illustrator for over ten years, working for an international design studio and then as a freelancer. She has a masters degree in illustration and is a fully qualified art teacher of art. Having taught art to hoards of students, she will certainly make sure that your hen party life drawing class is fun, professional and tailored to your individual needs!
Hazel is a smiley, friendly London/Essex-based life drawing tutor for hen parties and team-building corporate events. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art and Illustration and is now a freelance illustrator working primarily in the feminist community and has created illustrations, merchandise and adverts for multiple feminist companies. One of her favourite pastimes is sketching people on the tube without them noticing. Always on the hunt for interesting creative ventures, she has also recently trained as a professional Christmas tree decorator.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in the YORKSHIRE Area
Lorenzo is one of our Hens with Pens models in Leeds. He is an art lover, but unfortunately, he tells us, he is not talented enough to draw anything impressive. So he has decided to stay on the other side of the canvas. Lorenzo started modelling in Rome at the tender age of 20. Several poses and hen parties, as well as cities, have passed by since then. He is keen to show you a hilarious time while letting your hidden artistic skills come out. He’ll strike (pretty much) any pose you ask him to.
Meet our Yorkshire-based Hens with Pens life drawing tutor Anja. She works full time as a freelance illustrator from her studio in Sheffield. She is a storyteller – working with words and images to deliver narratives often based on real life experiences. She believes that art has the power to make people stop and think and that every single person has a creative spark inside of them. She loves to guide and inspire others in bringing out their unique artistic talents – and have fun with them!
Rosalie Whittingham is a Leeds based Illustrator, Print Maker and Make Up Artist and a graduate of BA Hons Fashion Illustration from the London College of Fashion. She works freelance from her home studio, balancing all of her passions and working with clients such as Selfridges. Specialising in realism, Rosalie has been a portrait artist for 7 years and will be able to guide you through your hen party activity class in a fun, friendly and creative way.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in BIRMINGHAM and the MIDLANDS
Meet Midlands based hen party life drawing tutor Cathy! As well as getting other people to make pictures, and creating cheerful illustrations, Cathy is (very impressively) one of the few female members of the Professional Cartoonists Organisation!
Ciaran is a singer, model, radio presenter and actor from Birmingham who got into life modelling as an extension of his photographic modelling. Ciaran says it’s great meeting new people and he loves to workout, so does not mind his body on display at all. He is a classically trained singer and can often be found performing solo in the pubs and clubs around the Midlands. Ciaran is also lead singer of the rock band Corvus and you can check out the album ‘Chasing Miracles’ on Spotify.
David is a 27 year old gas engineer, who likes to keep fit and healthy by weight training, rock climbing and other forms of exercise. He finds life modelling exciting and looks forward to the laughs that are to be had with the hens. David prominently works in the Midlands area but surrounding areas are also considered.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in EDINBURGH or GLASGOW
Edinburgh hen party life drawing model Magnus is also a professional actor who sings! (Ask nicely and he might treat you to some Disney tunes). Magnus spends most of his days cooking, skating for a local roller derby team and lifting heavy things. He doesn’t take himself seriously, and loves posing in the nude and making people laugh.
Friendly Edinburgh hen party life drawing tutor Ellis graduated from Grays School of Art in Scotland with a degree in visual communication. She’s a practising illustrator and designer, but dabbles in numerous areas of fine art and design. In her spare time, she exhibits and collaborates with other local artists, and recently designed props for an independent fashion film!
Edinburgh hen party life drawing model Kris mostly models for art portraiture photography. Some of his pictures are award-winning, and we are not surprised! He enjoys the gym and loves to keep fit: he runs, rows and especially loves to swim. Kris has a classical physique and he can pose just like the Greek statues do!
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales.
Cris is from Manchester and a bit of a fitness fanatic – swimming, cycling and running most days alongside a weight-training programme, so he can stay in shape for your hen party life drawing class! He is a creative director during the day, so can also help getting the creative ideas flowing. A fun note about Cris is that at home he keeps five tortoises all named after his favourite place to be, Ibiza. They are called Ibiza, Eivissa, Bora, Bossa and Jet!
You might think you recognise Rob from somewhere, and you’d probably be right! As well as being popular with hen dos, Rob is a regular actor in period dramas and TV ads. Rob was drawn to the hen party scene after realising he’d rather have a laugh than do moody photoshoots – and he certainly keeps our Manchester hen party drawing classes entertained with his sense of humour.
Experienced yoga teacher James has been modelling for over 5 years, and is equally comfortable being nude in a hen party life drawing class as he is at the front of his (clothed!) yoga classes. As well as being highly skilled in the art of sitting or standing as still as possible, he loves chatty conversations with the hens, and his friendly, relaxed persona will guarantee that everyone has a great time in all his classes throughout the North West.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in OXFORD and THE COTSWOLDS
After living in all sorts of far-flung places, hen party life drawing tutor Jo is now based in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. She has over 25 years of experience with life drawing and has also trained in sculpture, portraiture and graphic design. Her main focus, and source of income, is illustrating under the name Boo Dillon. She started up an ever-growing life drawing school in Henley-on-Thames and is fortunate enough to get to teach wonderful people every week, especially with you hens!
Oxfordshire hen party life drawing model Tom is a theatrical stage technician – his active lifestyle keeps him in shape. Aside from the theatre work, he models for sculptors, life drawing classes, and photography. He is outgoing and bubbly, and always enjoys what he does with a smile. Tom is happy to take requests for model poses, he is not shy!
Gina graduated from Norwich School of Art and Design with a BA (Hons) in cultural and creative studies. Since then, she has set up her own textiles business specialising in handmade felt. As a practising artist, she has exhibited her work in Wiltshire, Bath and London, had her work published in ‘Worldwide Colours of Felt’, has commissioned work for the paint manufacturer Dulux and is currently exhibiting at Threads, Contemporary Textiles exhibition in Salisbury. Gina teaches art workshops to both adults and children, and also does a bit of life modelling herself.
Meet our models and tutors for your life drawing hen party in DEVON
Tutor Sarah studied her degree in fine art sculpture at Camberwell College of Art and gained a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2005. She is a practising artist, curator and university lecturer. Sarah has exhibited both nationally and internationally and also has extensive experience of gaining public and Arts Council England funded community-based projects. Drawing is fundamental to Sarah’s wider work, which includes sculpture and collage. Visual and physical repetition, decoration and a need to reinvent are common themes. Sarah wants her work to evoke feelings of disorientation and unease, whilst also creating elation and joy.
Devon hen party life drawing favourite Liam is 6’3 and making a career in modelling, not just with us! He loves sports and enjoys going to the gym. He has a penchant for tattoos and will be under the needle as soon as possible. He works hard and believes in fulfilling his dreams…Go Liam!
Kate trained in fine arts at Brighton, London and Falmouth. Based in the South West, she exhibits her drawings and watercolours regularly in national juried shows. Last year, Kate made all the original drawings for Marc Almond’s album ‘The Velvet Trail’ using a process she calls ‘becoming the hollow bone.’ Kate enjoys travelling to wild places, especially the Hebrides and Italian national parks.