PORTLANDFIGUREDRAWING.COM is a service of Muse Art and Design, Portland’s locally owned art materials store on SE Hawthorne Blvd at 42nd.  We created this directory in response to frequent inquiries we receive from artists we serve about life-drawing sessions and classes in the area.

Click the following links or the menu above for information about:

Ongoing Open Sessions (without instruction)
Classes with Instruction
Drawing Materials



This directory provides free listings to organizations that hold regular ongoing life-drawing open sessions and classes.

If you would like your organization to be listed on this site, please contact us at
drawing @ museartanddesign . com  with the following information:

  • organization name
  • location
  • dates/times of sessions or classes
  • cost
  • brief description of your group and the types of classes/sessions you offer

If there are corrections or updates you would like us to make to the listing we’ve created for you, please let us know.

If  we have listed your group on this site and you would prefer not to be included, please let us know so we can remove the listing.



Inexpensive advertisements with links to your website are available, renewable quarterly. Please contact us for details.  New advertisements will be restricted to art-related organizations and events based in the Portland area.


Muse Art and Design
4220 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
drawing @ museartanddesign . com


thanks to Marcus Gannuscio for letting us mine one of his many sketchbooks for pictures on this site!