Men Drawing Men – Figure Drawing class with William Noonan

This gay friendly, men-only class offers an environment where guys can feel comfortable and relaxed focusing on the male figure as art and image.  Students work from a live male model starting with short poses which gradually build up to longer poses. This class is appropriate for any level student from beginners who need personal instruction to seasoned artists who seek the artistic camaraderie of the group . Offered in sessions of three classes $120 (includes model fee) Sundays 9:30-noon. Current session is May 15, 22 & 29. Next session June 12, 19,  26


William also offers basic painting and drawing classes for all. He teaches basic oil painting in his Newburgh studio on Saturday mornings 9:30-noon. He also teaches at local venues including Barrett House in Poughkeepsie, the Wallkill River School in Montgomery and the Mill Street Loft in Beacon.  He leads plein air painting excursions near and far with his painting buddy Laura Martinez-Bianco. For information on all of these offerings and to see examples of his work visit his website at