To prevent infection of Covid-19, please kindly sterilize your hands when you arrive at the studio and wear a mask during class. Be sure to make a reservation if you want to attend the class since we strictly manage the number of attendees. If you don't feel well, please don't hesitate to cancel the reservation and let us know about it.

Tutored Sketch/Drawing Workshop Portrait Study (14th evening)
'Cast Shadow and Form Shadow'

Instructor: Sohei Yamamoto
Model: French woman (costumed)

Full tutored sketch/drawing workshop by our new instructor, Sohei Yamamoto. He studied at art university in the states. Having had enough career in teaching, he is based in Shizuoka prefecture in Japan and holds several solo exhibitions every year all over Japan.He will give you lecture and live drawing demonstration as well as an individual guidance. He will listen to you each, and lead your drawing practice as it profits you the most.Tuition will be give in English and Japanese.

French woman (costumed)
★New model

'Portrait Study, Cast Shadow and Form Shadow'

15 min. pose / Instructor's demonstration (Please watch the demo instead of drawing)
2-3 min. short poses (15 total) (head drawing from different angles)
20 min. long pose x 5 (100 min. in total)
(130 min. pose in total)

【Model】American man (costumed)【Curriculum】'Portrait Study, Cast Shadow and Form Shadow'Evening session: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm15 min. pose / Instructor's demonstration (Please watch the demo instead of drawing)2-3 min. short poses (15 total) (head drawing from different angles)20 min. long pose x 5 (100 min. in total)(130 min. pose in total)--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Date and timeNovember 14th (Sun.) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Doors open: 5:00 pm; Tuition starts: 5:30 pm; Doors close: 8:45 pm
Attendance fee
6,000 JPY

Tutored Still Life/Figure Drawing/Painting Class (Thu.)

Instructor: Takashi Uesugi
Model: Chilean woman (costumed) 

 This is a full-tutored drawing/painting class. Appropriate for all levels, There is an instructor from whom you can get as much instruction as you want.

On the morning and evening classes, we have some still life and plaster casts from which you can choose for drawing.

On the afternoon classes we will have Japanese models posing for us. Please check the curriculum below.

You are welcome to attend one class or more where you could continue working on your drawing/painting.

【Afternoon Class Curriculum and models】

Model: Chilean woman (costumed)
120 min. long pose each day
The same setup will be continued for four Thursdays. 480 min. in total to make a completed work of art.

Date and timeNovember 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th (Thus.)
Morning session: 10:15 am to 13:15 pm (Doors open: 10:00 am, Tuition starts: 10:30 am)
Afternoon session: 1:45 pm - 4:45 pm (Doors open: 1:30 pm, Tuition starts: 2:00 pm)
Evening session: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm (Doors open: 6:30 pm, Tuition starts: 7:00 pm)
Attendance fee
Morning session: 3,000 JPY per class / 10000 JPY for three classes (should be paid at the first class )
Afternoon session: 4,000 JPY per class / 14000 JPY for three classes (should be paid at the first class )
Evening session: 2,000 JPY per class

Tutored Sculpture/Drawing Class (Sat. Morning)

Instructor: Takashi Uesugi
Model: American transgender man (nude) 

This is a full-tutored sculpture class, aiming to deepen understanding of human anatomy. Appropriate for all levels, beginners to experienced. You would benefit a lot from sculpting for your drawing skill as well.

There is an instructor from whom you can get as much instruction as you want, so feel free to take one or more class, no matter how much you are confident in sculpting.

【Class curriculum and models】

November 6th
Model: American transgender man (nude)
First half: 5 min. to 20 min. short poses
Latter half: 60 mins single long pose (20 min. x 3)

November 13th, 20th and 27th
Model: Guatemalan woman (nude)
Single long pose (20 min. x 6) each class
The same setup will be continued for four Saturday morning. 420 min. in total to make a completed work of art.

We sell materials at cost: sketchbook for 100 yen; good quality paper from 100 yen per piece; oil clay for 350 yen (for making a relief (half of head)) to 700 yen (for making a head); Relief board for 100 yen; mandrel for 500 or 1300 yen. Spatulas and knives are free to rent.

If you have your own materials, please bring yours.

If you wish to continue your sculpture, you can leave your materials in our atelier.

Date and timeNovember 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Doors open: 10:00 am; Tuition starts: 10:30 am; Doors close: 1:45 pm
Attendance fee
4000 JPY for each class / 14000 JPY for four classes (should be paid at the first class )
★When we cancel a class, we will pay you back 3500 JPY.

Untutored, Three Weeks Long Pose (Sat. Afternoon)
'Beautiful Person'

Model: American woman (costumed) 

We will have a beautiful American model posing for us.
The same setup will be continued for three weeks. Six-hour long pose if you join three sessions, that is good to make a complete work of art. You are also welcome to join a session, or change a spot and draw from different angles.
All kinds of artists including oil painters and Japanese-style painters are welcome to join.

Model: American woman (costumed)
★New model with darker skin
'Beautiful Person'
We invite a beautiful model every month regardless of race, age, sex or gender. We wish you find their respective beauty.

120 minuets long pose (20 minutes x 6)

Date and timeNovember 6th, 13th and 20th 
Doors open: 1:30 pm; Posing starts: 2:00 pm; Doors close: 5:00 pm
Attendance fee
2500 JPY each session

Untutored, One-day Long and Short Pose (Sat./Sun.) 

Morning session: Doors open: 10:00 am, Posing starts: 10:30 am; Doors close: 1:30 pm

Afternoon session: Doors open: 1:30 pm, Posing starts: 2:00 pm; Doors close: 5:00 pm

Evening session: Doors open: 5:00 pm, Posing starts: 5:30 pm; Doors close: 8:30 pm

5th (Sat.)
Attendance fee: 2500 JPY
17:15 - 20:15: American woman 3 to 20 min. short poses (nude)
★New model with darker skin
Posing time: 3 min x 7, 5 min x 4, 19 min x 1, 10 min x 2, 10 min x 2, 20 min x 1
21st (Sun.)
Attendance fee: 2500 JPY for each session
10:15 - 13:15: Japanese woman 120 min long pose (in kimono) 'Taisho Roman' 1/2

13:45 - 16:45: Japanese woman 120 min long pose (in kimono) 'Taisho Roman' 2/2
★'Taisho Roman' is an idealistic trend in the Taisho era which were affected by the Western culture of the 'romanticism.' Enjoy depicting the taste of the vibrant era and mix of Japanese and Western style costume: kimono, boots and head-accessories.
28th (Sun.)
Attendance fee: 2500 JPY
17:15 - 20:15: Italian man 3 to 20 min. short poses (nude)
★New model
Posing time: 3 min x 7, 5 min x 4, 19 min x 1, 10 min x 2, 10 min x 2, 20 min x 1

Half drawing of a Piece at Laforet HARAJUKU

Half drawing of a piece' ーShared art with childrenー

'Half drawing of a piece' connects people regardless of age, nationality and location.

We visited local areas all over Japan, mainly Unnan, Shimane prefecture and Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture and had local children draw a half of a piece.

Why not draw the other half and complete the piece?

The completed artwork will be displayed at Laforet HARAJUKU.

After completing a piece, please draw a new piece of half, then we will bring it to a new area in Japan to have others complete the piece.

Some of the works have been drawn by Children with disabilities at Apple Jump ( where they are preparing to get into a society and have work.

Your finished work of half would go back to Apple Jump to and we will have the talented artists there complete the work.

Entrance: free of charge
Date and time:
November 14th
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join anytime
There will be a talk event from 1 pm to 2 pm and during that it might not be able to draw.

Exhibition information

Creative Hub
2021 Group Exhibition「生きることはつくること、つくることは生きること。」

Monday the 1st November to Sunday the 14th November
11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Laofret HARAJUKU 6F, Jungumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Entrance fee: free 


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