Drop-in Rates for Single Sessions

Non-members: $15
Members: $12

Become a Member

Members of The Vancouver Life Drawing Society get an immediate saving of $3 per drop-in session.

To join, simply fill out a membership form when you're at the studio, pay a session manager and get a receipt. You will immediately receive a membership card.

Be part of one of Vancouver's most interesting art communities. Become a member today

Member Specials

Book of 5 Tickets: $50
Book 10 Tickets: $90
Monthly Pass: $110

Membership Rates

Yearly membership runs May 1st to April 30th. Memberships purchased on or after February 1st will be valid until April 30th of the following year.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I need to be an "artist" to participate?

A: No, everyone is welcome. It does not matter if you are a beginner, advanced or a seasoned artist. Basic Inquiry is the perfect location for anyone to practice figure drawing and painting at reasonable rates.

Q: Do I need to become a member?

A: No, you can just pay a drop-in fee and come as often as you like. If you find that Basic Inquiry is what suits you, you might want to become a member to take advantage of the various member advantages (discounts, the possibility to show your work in a solo or group show, etc).

Q: What do I need to bring to a session?

A: Basic Inquiry provides easels, drawing boards, drawing horses, and paper clips. Newsprint can be purchased at low cost. All you need to bring are pens, art paper (if you don't want to use newsprint), pencils, brushes, paint or whatever medium you prefer to work in.

Q: How do I become a model?

A: See Becoming a Model and also the New Model Orientation Guide.