Open Life Drawing/Painting

TSA offers drop-in opportunities to work on your observation skills and technique with uninstructed life drawing and painting sessions. No registration necessary. $15 at the door, or purchase a 5-session pass* for $60 from a moderator or from the TSA office.

As of March 17, 2020 our OLD sessions are canceled until further notice.


NOTE: TSA will be closed and no sessions held on the following upcoming Public Holidays in 2020:

  • Family Day: Mon. Feb. 17
  • Good Friday: Fri. April 10
  • Easter Sunday: Sun. April 13
  • Victoria Day: Mon. May 18
  • Canada Day, observed: Mon. July 1
  • Civic Holiday: Mon. Aug. 3
  • Labour Day: Mon. Sept. 7
  • Thanksgiving: Mon. Oct. 12


TSA has easels, stools, tables, chairs, drawing horse benches and hard surfaces. Please bring your own paper and drawing materials. 

The TSA office has a small pop-up shop where you can purchase basic materials (newsprint, cartridge paper, pencils, charcoal, conte). TSA office hours are Mon-Thu 9am-7pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm.


TSA Code of Conduct for Classes with Models applies to Open Life Drawing/Painting, and is clearly displayed in our studios.

*5-session passes expire six months from purchase and are not redeemable for cash. TSA is not responsible for lost or stolen passes.


Questions? Contact us at 416-504-7910 or