Draw Brighton

is creating life drawing resources & drawing tutorials

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Supporter
£3
per month
Your support means so much. You are helping us keep our social enterprise going during the coronavirus lockdown and we'd like to say thank you by...

  • Sending you monthly Drawing Circus photographs to draw from (costumed models posing in tableau).
  • Adding your name to our list of supporters, published in the upcoming Draw journal
  • Publishing regular online tutorial-blogs, free for everybody

For the cost of a coffee you are helping us get by during a very difficult period. Here is how your contribution will help:

  • 25% of the money raised here will go into a fund to support Brighton life models who have lost work
  • 50% will go towards paying our artists and tutors to contribute to online tutorials and interviews, keeping them in work and providing the wider community with inspiration
  • 25% will go towards our studio rent and running costs, so that after the coronavirus risk has reduced we will be able to return to running community classes here

Just so you know
- Patreon pay taxes in the country you send your support from (a very good thing!) but that also means they will add the level of VAT payable in your country to the amount above, make sure you're not caught out with a more expensive tier than you can afford. You can cancel, upgrade or downgrade any time. 
The Portrait Drawing Tier
£12
per month
 Thank you! This is a huge help, so to return the favour we'd like to help you keep drawing by...

  • Sending you a set of professional, full-colour head & shoulders photographs of a different Draw model each month for you to draw, paint or sculpt from (8 different angles)
  • Sending you monthly Drawing Circus photographs to draw from.
  • Adding your name to our list of supporters, published in the upcoming Draw journal
  • Publishing regular online tutorial-blogs, free for everybody 

For the cost of a monthly drawing class you are helping us get by during a very difficult period. Here is how your contribution will help: 

  • 25% of the money raised here will go into a fund to support Brighton life models who have lost work
  • 50% will go towards paying our artists and tutors to contribute to online tutorials and interviews, keeping them in work and providing the wider community with inspiration
  • 25% will go towards our studio rent and running costs, so that after the coronavirus risk has reduced we will be able to return to running community classes here
Just so you know - Patreon pay taxes in the country you send your support from (a very good thing!) but that also means they will add the level of VAT payable in your country to the amount above, make sure you're not caught out with a more expensive tier than you can afford. You can cancel, upgrade or downgrade any time.
The Life Drawing Tier
£25
per month
Your support will have a huge, positive impact on us and our community and we'll be returning the favour with weekly inspiration. Staggered throughout the month we will be...

  • Sending you a set of professional, full figure (unclothed) photographs of a different Draw model each month for you to draw and paint from.
  • Sending you a set of professional, full figure (clothed) photographs of a different Draw model each month for you to draw and paint from.
  • Sending you a set of professional, full-colour head & shoulders photographs of a different Draw model each month for you to draw, paint or sculpt from (8 different angles)
  • Sending you monthly Drawing Circus photographs to draw from. (costumed models posing in tableau)
  • Adding your name to our list of supporters, published in the upcoming Draw journal
  • Publishing regular online tutorial-blogs, free for everybody

For the cost of a monthly drawing class you are helping us get by during a very difficult period. Here is how your contribution will help:

  • 25% of the money raised here will go into a fund to support Brighton life models who have lost work
  • 50% will go towards paying our artists and tutors to contribute to online tutorials and interviews, keeping them in work and providing the wider community with inspiration
  • 25% will go towards our studio rent and running costs, so that after the coronavirus risk has reduced we will be able to return to running community classes here
Just so you know - Patreon pay taxes in the country you send your support from (a very good thing!) but that also means they will add the level of VAT payable in your country to the amount above, make sure you're not caught out with a more expensive tier than you can afford. You can cancel, upgrade or downgrade any time.

342

patrons

£3,968

per month

About

At Draw Brighton we have have been running flexible and affordable life drawing classes in Brighton, UK since 2009 - we are a non-profit making social enterprise and form part of Brighton's amazing and diverse community of life models, artists and tutors. 

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic almost all life drawing across the UK has been forced to shut down overnight, leaving self-employed life models and drawing tutors without work any work and cutting artists off from their communities. We have set up this Patreon page to keep our community alive so that we can provide ongoing work for our models and tutors at the same time as creating free tutorials and inspirational blog-posts to keep people making art. We've commissioned professional photographs of our regular models to share with patrons as drawing inspiration, and are planning a whole load of free blogs and learning resources help us keep everybody drawing, creating a new, temporary business model to work until we are able to re-open the doors our studio and resume our life classes in person. 

Take a look at our social media and if you believe in what we do and could benefit from the patron rewards we can offer, we'd really appreciate your support. 
Goals
£3,968 of £6,000 per month
(The money already pledge to this point is allowing us to keep our studio running so that we are ready to open our doors again as soon as the health risks subside - thank you so much!)

Although well beyond our expectations, our ultimate goal is to be able to raise £6000 per month during the time we are closed. That amount of money would allow us to pay all of our freelance tutors and models their full expected income over the period. We will be keeping all of those artist and models very busy, commissioning regular new photo sets for you to draw, paint, print and sculpt from and increasing the number of tutorials and inspirational blog posts that we commission from our tutors. 

We'll also be offering some of the money raised to other members of our community to help keep other models and classes supported during the current difficulties.

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