What happens at Dr Sketchy’s?

I often meet people who tell me, “oh yes I love Dr Sketchy, but, I can’t come….  I can’t draw”

WRONG!

That is WHY we are here!  An all inclusive, fun space where we find the most talented, electrifying and wondrous performers for you to watch, get to know, and draw.
It’s all about scribbling and being creative, not about how impossible it really is to draw fingers!

Want to see what happens!  Well, watch these videos and get along to a session.

BABY GOT BACK

THE REBIRTH

THE CLOWN

 

BAM BAM hits Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne!

It only took 10 years of Dr Sketchy’s – we FINALLY have her!!!!!

Bam Bam is a force to be reckoned with. Powerful, mesmerising, tender and strange.
This dangerous woman will take you on an uncomfortable journey into a dark world of desire and unrealistic expectations.

“Bam Bam is a dream from another time, a nightmare from another world”.

Not only is Bam Bam a scandalous performer, she is also the revolutionary force behind GRRL FEST– mini DIY festival is designed to celebrate, encourage and inspire women* artists and performers.

Art brings people together, regardless of age, colour, gender or sexual orientation. Theatre and the visual arts have been separated for too long. We seek to combine them, providing a space for people of all abilities to draw the flourishing alternative performance scene that might otherwise be inaccessible to the lone artist. This bringing together of scenes and crossing of boundaries is essential to what we do.

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Dr Sketchy has been a boon to the art scene since its inception, promoting creativity and community in every city that runs one. A wildly inclusive event– young and old, those who have drawn before, and those who have never picked up a pencil, this is the perfect place to get your fill of drawing fun.

DONT FORGET YOUR SKETCH PAD AND PENCILS!

Doors open 4.30pm

Session runs 5 – 7pm

TICKETS WILL SELL OUT!!! http://www.eventbrite.com/o/dr-sketchy-anti-art-school-melbourne-10753887938

Check out previous sessions at our Vimeo page https://vimeo.com/user34117357

 

Strutt’s Sketching Studio

Calling aspiring artists and seasoned sketchers!

Presented in collaboration with the State Library of Victoria, Strutt’s Sketching Studio is special pop-up artist space, inspired by William Strutt’s acclaimed artistry.

Drop in to this free 2 day sketching studio and practise your craft, as always, we are all inclusive and this is suitable for all levels and abilities.

Relive Melbourne’s golden age, when Victoria became a separate colony, gold was discovered, bushrangers roamed and explorers launched bold expeditions into the Australian interior.

These dramatic transformations were captured in stunning paintings, sketches and drawings by William Strutt (1825–1915), whose work encompasses the brutal fury of the Australian landscape and the human drama of life in the mid-19th century.  In collaboration with, Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School Melbourne these images and characters will be bought to life for your inside of Strutt’s Sketching Studio.

Art tools, boards, a selection of pencils and drawing paper will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own personal sketchbook, but please note that ink and paint are not permitted in the studio.

On Friday 23 Sept: practise portraiture and still-life with 40-minute live model sit times (20-minute poses).

On Saturday 24 Sept: contribute to a giant historical drawing, capturing models in authentic bushranger costumes, with landscape elements and a life-size model horse.

During your day, visit Heroes and villains: Strutt’s Australia and see examples of William Strutt’s masterful portaiture, preparatory sketches and large-scale historical paintings.

 

BABY GOT BACK!

Booty, butts, big butts, fat-bottomed girls, junk in the trunk, parody of the patootie!

Dr Sketchy’s returned to Melbourne with a sold out session last month.

So how do we follow that up?!

With a whole lotta booty!

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Sunday 14 August at BeinArt Gallery,  Miss Jane Doe and the one and only Frankie Valentine bring the booty…

BABY GOT BACK The Accolade to ASS!

Frankie Valentine and Vesper White created Baby Got Back as a celebration of everything ASS; a tribute to toosh, a dedication to derriere!

A dance party for fellow backside worshippers to show off the junk in their trunk, and revel in stage performances of the best booty dancers from the east coast of Australia.

And at Dr Sketchy’s we are going to get to continue the worship and draw some of the best butts in town.

WHEN Sunday 14 August 5pm – 7pm.
Doors at 4.45pm
WHERE beinArt Gallery 1 Sparta Place Brunswick
TICKETS HERE ***** Please note art monkeys we have REDUCED the capacity to make sure everyone is comfy! This will mean tickets will sell sooner! *****

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Like Kurt Vonnegut said “practising an art, no matter how well or how badly is a way to make your soul grow”. Check out previous sessions from The Toff in Town at our Vimeo page https://vimeo.com/user34117357

Ever wondered what happens inside Dr Sketchy’s?

Gorgeous Art Monkeys!

We have something VERY SPECIAL!!!

I’m very excited to share a new project we’re working on. Creating videos of Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School Melbourne so peoples can see all the fun and art making that happens.

60 seconds of goodness. Please  share and spread the good word!!

This is from our recent Halloween session with Betty Blood and of course all you very good looking people!

Join us for our 2014 Finale with Porcelain Alice on SUNDAY DECEMBER 7!

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