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Good Bye!!!!!

SUNDAY JUNE 28th
Our 9th birthday and funeral

Dr Sketchy’s believes in drawing. The phrase ‘I can’t draw’ should be thrown out as much as “I can’t sing” and “I can’t dance”. Drawing is fun, creating is fun.

And as Mel recently announced, after 9 years Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne has only ONE SESSION LEFT!

Dr Sketchy’s is unquestionably the world’s premier alternative drawing movement, the idea based on turning our cities finest and fearsome performers and entertainers into the courtesians and muses that filled the world of Toulouse-Lautrec, Klimt, Schiele and more.

The count down is on and Mel is being utterly indulgent and requesting her nearest and dearest hit the stage.  Come say farewell to our monthly Toff in Town sessions on June 28th with some very special guests.

Don’t forget your sketch pad and pencils!

TICKETS AT TBA

 

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ATTENTION!!

Lovely art monkeys.

You’re show of support has been overwhelming.

This Sundays session is going to be very busy and I’m so excited to have a room full of such wonderful people. There will be lots of good vibes.

To accomodate the amount of awesome please note the room set up will be different.

THERE WILL BE NO TABLES. If you typically bring your whole room worth of art supplies it might be best to just pick your favourite few items and bring them along.

PHOTOGRAPHERS – there will be no allowance for you to move around the space unless you are happy to remain on the periphery and be aware of the sightlines you might be blocking.

This really is going to be a memorable session. I promise Logan Jeffs​ , Vesper White​ and myself are ready to bring it.

I would encourage pre-purchase as we will do our best to admit you first – as long as you arrive when the doors open. The event still remains general admission.

SUNDAY MAY 31 prepare for myth, grace, mystery, beauty… and a bit of danger to sweep the stage.

Vesper White. Creatrix, Burlesque Performer, Visual Artist, Conceptualist, and all-round force to be reckoned with.
Best loved for her darkly alluring burlesque acts, Vesper has no fear in exploring the traditional, the horrifying and the bizarre. With her powerful, enchanting eyes, cheeky smile, an energy that has been likened to Bettie Page, and a hip-shake reminiscent of the Chicago State Fair exotics Vesper brings her jaw-dropping performance of ARTEMIS to Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne this month.

Dr Sketchy’s is wildly inclusive – young and old, those who have drawn before, and those who have never picked up a penci. You don’t need to be good at art to get something out of Dr Sketchy’s we want people to draw, and to gather together to draw, in the same way that they gather together to sing. Come watch an exotic performance, be inspired by what Melbourne has just beneath it’s surface and sketch your heart away.

Harxest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art,
beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”.

TICKETS http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/dr-sketchys-anti-art-school-dr-sketchys-and-the-greek-myth/77533

Don’t forget your sketch pad and pencils!

MORE:
W: drsketchymelbourne.com
E: hello@drsketchymelbourne.com
F: www.facebook.com/groups/7707942862/
I: @DrSketchyMelbourne

Thank you for all the love!!!!!!

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DR SKETCHY’S AND THE GREEK MYTH

Like Kurt Vonnegut said “practising an art, no matter how well or how badly is a way to make your soul grow”.
So let’s grow!

Dr Sketchy’s believes in drawing. The phrase ‘I can’t draw’ should be thrown out as much as “I can’t sing” and “I can’t dance”. Drawing is fun, creating is fun.

And as Mel recently announced, after 9 years Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne has only 2 SESSIONS LEFT!


Dr Sketchy’s is unquestionably the world’s premier alternative drawing movement, the idea based on turning our cities finest and fearsome performers and entertainers into the courtesians and muses that filled the world of Toulouse-Lautrec, Klimt, Schiele and more.

The count down is on and Mel is being utterly indulgent and requesting her nearest and dearest hit the stage.

SUNDAY MAY 31 prepare for myth, grace, mystery, beauty… and a bit of danger to sweep the stage.

Vesper White. Creatrix, Burlesque Performer, Visual Artist, Conceptualist, and all-round force to be reckoned with.
Best loved for her darkly alluring burlesque acts, Vesper has no fear in exploring the traditional, the horrifying and the bizarre. With her powerful, enchanting eyes, cheeky smile, an energy that has been likened to Bettie Page, and a hip-shake reminiscent of the Chicago State Fair exotics Vesper brings her jaw-dropping performance of ARTEMIS to Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne this month.


Dr Sketchy’s is wildly inclusive – young and old, those who have drawn before, and those who have never picked up a penci. You don’t need to be good at art to get something out of Dr Sketchy’s we want people to draw, and to gather together to draw, in the same way that they gather together to sing. Come watch an exotic performance, be inspired by what Melbourne has just beneath it’s surface and sketch your heart away.

Harxest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art,
beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”.

TICKETS http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/dr-sketchys-anti-art-school-dr-sketchys-and-the-greek-myth/77533

Don’t forget your sketch pad and pencils!

MORE:
W: drsketchymelbourne.com
E: hello@drsketchymelbourne.com
F: www.facebook.com/groups/7707942862/
I: @DrSketchyMelbourne

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Dr Sketchy’s gets Asstastic with Miss Jane

Like Kurt Vonnegut said “practising an art, no matter how well or how badly is a way to make your soul grow”.

So let’s grow!

crebit Matchless Snapshots

Dr Sketchy’s believes in drawing.  The phrase ‘I can’t draw’ should be thrown out as much as “I can’t sing” and “I can’t dance”.  Drawing is fun, creating is fun.  

And as Mel announced last month, Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne has only 3 SESSIONS LEFT EVER!

Dr Sketchy’s is unquestionably the world’s premier alternative drawing movement, the idea based on turning our cities finest and fearsome performers and entertainers into the courtesians and muses that filled the world of Toulouse-Lautrec, Klimt, Schiele and more. 

As Mel announced at last months session, DR SKETCHY”S MELBOURNE WILL BE CLOSING IN THREE MONTHS!
The count down is on and Mel is being utterly indulgent and requesting her nearest and dearest hit the stage.

SUNDAY APRIL 26 prepare for the smack down.  This month we bring ass ass ass.

MISS JANE is all ASSITUDE. A beast of a babe and epic in every way, with passion for reggaeton, samba, bellydance, and gogo that is embedded in her fierce burlesque performances and don’t forget one giant serving of cheek (not just butt cheeks!)

SUNDAY APRIL 26 – 4-6pm doors open 3.30
Book tickets via http://tickets.thetoffintown.com/event
THE TOFF IN TOWN
lvl 2 252 SWANSTON ST MELBOURNE

Dr Sketchy’s is wildly inclusive – young and old, those who have drawn before, and those who have never picked up a penci.  You don’t need to be good at art to get something out of Dr Sketchy’s we want people to draw, and to gather together to draw, in the same way that they gather together to sing. Come watch an exotic performance, be inspired by what Melbourne has just beneath it’s surface and sketch your heart away.  

Harxest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art,
beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”. 

Don’t forget your sketch pad and pencils!

MORE:
W: drsketchymelbourne.com
E: hello@drsketchymelbourne.com

F: www.facebook.com/groups/7707942862/
I: @DrSketchyMelbourne
F: www.facebook.com/groups/7707942862/
I: @DrSketchyMelbourne
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The dancing dervish comes to Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne

This month Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne is blasting through the stratosphere with a session jam packed with talent.

Y’all may have heard of a little Variety show touring round called The World Famous Burlesque Hour? And by little I mean HUGE and by touring round I mean ROUND THE WORLD.

Otherwise known as The World’s Most Provocative Variety Show!
EXPLOSION! SUBVERSION! BEAUTY! POWER!

The Burlesque Hour has won GREEN ROOM, DANCE AUSTRALIA, SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY, INPRESS & THE ONCE IN A LIFETIME GREENROOM CONTRIBUTION TO CABARET AWARD. As well 2 HELPMANN AWARDS nominations, this goup of electrified performers have it inthe bag.

Holly Durant. Dances like a Dervish. Sings Like a Wild Bird. Yes, the Parisienne dance siren & songbird HOLLY DURANT joins us direct from standing ovations across five continents, with ears still ringing from 10,000 screaming Brazilians in Sao Paulo and a sell-out season at Perth FringWorld to our very stage at The Toff in Town Sunday March 29th.

Here’s some footage to feast your eyes on which features Holly Durant and the incredible cast of The World Famous Burlesque Hour.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6KInhxnrGw&feature=youtu.be

Don’t forget your sketch pad and pencils!

TICKETS AT https://tickets.thetoffintown.com/event/view/w9js4gn6k

MORE:
W: drsketchymelbourne.com
E: hello@drsketchymelbourne.com
I: @DrSketchyMelbourne

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We made another video!

We made another video!

For y’all that haven’t been, this is our second video so you can see what happens inside of the walls of The Toff In Town during our sessions…. FUN!

We’d love you to watch and share. Help us squash the phrase “I can’t draw” as much as “I can’t dance” and “I can’t sing”.

Let’s draw!

See you SUNDAY FEBRUARY 22 at The Toff in Town for our 2015 season launch!

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Dr Sketchy’s 2015 season launch with Honey B Goode

Dearest art monkeys,

I hope 2015 is already brimming with potential and success, we here at Dr Sketchy’s are as passionate as ever to reignite or just keep on stokin’ your creative fires.

We believe in drawing, we believe that just because we grew up doesn’t mean we should stop having fun with pencils and paper as often as possible.

I bet some of you sit in front of a piano, or even pick up a guitar, ukelele or even a recorder sometimes. Me, I play the triangle. How bout just picking up a pencil and making a picture though?
Drawing helps us to think, feel good and have fun. It can be tough to sit alone and think up something to just draw (excluding your day job doodling!) so Dr Sketchy’s works at bringing together the wonderful talent that our great city has to put them smack in front of you – you’re very own Monthly Melbourne Muses!

I’m very excited to announce that our muse to herald the start of our 2015 season is the hilarious heartbreaker, Honey B Goode.

It’s our 2015 season launch!

We’re back and fired up to bring you the very loveliest, funniest, charming and most talented performers Melbourne’s shiney dirty underground has to offer. We blast into 2015 with the hilarious heartbreaker, Honey B. Goode.

Known as the queen of quirk, Honey has forged a reputation as an original, charismatic and surprising performer. Synthesising her training in modern and classical dance, physical theatre and the dramatic arts, this chameleon-like ecdysiast delights in pushing the boundaries of burlesque. With performances ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous, this dazzling dame only asks that you expect the unexpected.

 

Be good, and if you can’t be good
Be good at being bad like
Every girl should, honey be good

WHEN: Sunday 22 February

WHERE: The Toff in Town lvl 2 Curtain House, 252 Swanston St

DOORS OPEN: 3.30pm SESSION 4-6pm

TICKETS: $18 via http://www.thetoffintown.com and available on the door

Bring your sketch pad and pencils!

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