Portrait Session / One Pose Last Wednesday of each month

Figure Session / Quick Poses Other Wednesdays

Draw and paint from live models in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  No instruction given.

Artists must be age 18 or older.  Bring your own drawing and painting supplies (watermedia only, no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints).

Seats are limited and registration is required.  Walk-ins must also register online and may join only if there is space.

Interested in becoming one of our models?  Send a headshot and a full-bodied picture (clothed) of yourself to admin@watercolorhouston.org.  Include information regarding previous modeling jobs (who, when, where, how often did you model for them?


Rotating Monitors & Lab Assistants:

Louise Bateman, Chris Bunger, Marie Schaer, Leslie Wolf, Xylina Wu, Susan Allen, Katie Steck, Brian Riker, and Carol Rensink.

Model Lab

    • February 28, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    February 28

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • March 13, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    March 13

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • March 20, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    March 20

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • March 27, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    March 27

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • April 03, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    April 3

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • April 10, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    April 10

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • April 17, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    April 17

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • April 24, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    April 24

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • May 01, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    May 1

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • May 08, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    May 8

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • May 15, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    May 15

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • May 22, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    May 22

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • May 29, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    May 29

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • June 05, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    June 5

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • June 12, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    June 12

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • June 19, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    June 19

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • June 26, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    June 26

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • July 03, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    July 3

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • July 10, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    July 10

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • July 17, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    July 17

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • July 24, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    July 24

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • July 31, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    July 31

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • August 07, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    August 7

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • August 14, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    August 14

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • August 21, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    August 21

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • August 28, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    August 28

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • September 04, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    September 4

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • September 11, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    September 11

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • September 18, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    September 18

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • September 25, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    MODEL LAB - Portrait Session - Long Pose

    Wednesday

    September 25

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members

    $25 non-WASH Members


    On the last Wednesday of each month, have a portrait session, where the model will stay in a long pose.  Other warm-up poses may also be done at the teacher's discretion.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches.  Just bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.



    • October 02, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register

    Figure Session - Quick Poses

    Wednesday

    October 2

    12:30pm - 3:30pm


    $20 Members


    $25 non-Members


    Join us to draw and paint from live models, in a variety of poses, with model stand, directional lighting, and props.  Artists are provided with tables & chairs, easels & stools, or artist benches. Bring your drawing and water-media painting supplies (no aerosols, solvents, or oil-based paints). No instruction given.

    • October 16, 2024
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • WASH - 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006
    • 22
    Register