Drop-in Life Sessions at the Friends Institute

220 Moseley Road, Highgate, Birmingham B12 0DG
Untutored Life Drawing/Painting sessions. Ideal for the Artist or Student or Enthusiast wishing to keep in practice.
Contact Richard on 0121455 9454 or 07905 559 167


FLICKRWe now have our own FLICKR site to promote the work of all the artists attending the Tuesday drawing group:


The Big Draw has hundreds of events across the country running throughout October. It is run by the Campaign for Drawing at www.drawingpower.org.uk, but it has it's own event listings at www.thebigdraw.org.uk.


Saranjit BirdiSaranjit Birdi is a practising Artist and Architect who attend the Life Study group. Drawings and video he made at the group featured in a recent exhibition at the Library Gallery in Solihull.
Graham KershawGraham Kershaw is a professional Portrait Artist who attends our group. You can view his work and contact him for commissions etc at www.kershaw-portraits.co.uk
Dick Jones has his own site. He has a varied portfolio including painting, sculpture, design and community art, but he regards drawing as his spiritual home.

Briony LewisProfessional Artist's model, Briony Lewis now has her own site at www.lifemodellife.co.uk

Briony runs her own drawing groups accross the West Midlands and you can get the details from her site

Steve LoxleyProfessional Artist's and Photographer's model, Steve Loxley has recently started modelled for us while he was in Birmingham. He has his own site at www.freewebs.com/steveloxley


Suzlee Ibrahim, a Malaysian Artist and lecturer who works with movement. He was a regular at the Friends Life group while in Brum, and has work on various sites including:


The Spectrum Fine Art Shop has now reopened at 175 Corporation Street (next door to the Law Courts - as of 1st August 2012). For more information visit their webpage at www.spectrumfinearts.co.uk or ring 0121 233 1780


Andy HamiltonAndy Hamilton and the Blue Notes and Bearwood Jazz has provided inspiration for some of our artists. Click on the link to see art by Chris Murray and Dick Jones on their Gallery page.