Tokyo Croquis Class

Tokyo Croquis Class (Tokyo kurokki-kai) is held weekly

which provide nude sketch session with professional art models.

We welcome everyone, including students with no experience.

There are no instructors or lectures.

It is a place where anyone can draw freely.

Life drawing is a great way for artists, cartoonists, illustrators,

or designers to research, learn drawing style and express themselves. 


Schedule at Bunkyo Aterier

May 27
June 2、9、16、17、24
July 1、7、14、15、22、28、29

Cost of Attendance: 2,000yen /Double posing :2,500 yen 

POSING TIME: 6:30-9:00PM

Check-in: 6:05PM

Theme: Female Nude Model Drawing

Place: Bunkyo Civic Center ATLIER (B1 Floor)

文京区シビックセンター B1  文京アカデミー内 アトリエ



Tokyo Metro Korakuen station Marunouchi line (4a and number 5, exit) Namboku Line (the 5th exit), 1 minute on foot

The Tokyo municipal subway Kasuga station Mita line Oedo Line (Bunkyo Civic Center connection point) for 1 minute on foot.

The JR Sobu Line Suidoubashi station (east entrance) for 9 minutes on foot

Kasuga station is a 12-minute ride from Shinjuku-Nishiguchi station by the Oedo Line. 

You can access Bunkyo Civic Center directly from the subway stations through the underpass.


Schedule at Eifuku Aterier

May 20
June 10


Cost of Attendance: 2,000yen 

POSING TIME: 2:00-4:30PM

Check-in: 1:30PM

Theme: Female Nude Model Drawing

Place: Eifuku Izumi Chiiki Kumin Center ATRIER (3rd Floor)

永福和泉地域区民センター 3F 工芸室



Eifuku-cho station Keio Inokashira Line

(North exit), 3 minutes on foot

Eifuku-cho station is located approximately 10 minutes from Shinjuku station, Shibuya station, or Kichijoji station.


MAP: 3-8-18 Izumi, Suginami-city, Tokyo



1. Five minute drawings (4 times)

2. Ten minute drawings (2 times)

3. Twenty minutes Moving*

4. Ten minute drawings (2 times)

5. Twenty minute drawings

6. Ten minute drawings (2 times)

*Without Moving, it will be replaced with Five minute drawings.





1. Five minute drawings (4 times)

2. Two minute drawings (10 times)

3. Ten minute drawings (2 times)

4. Two minute drawings (10 times)

5. Twenty minute drawings

6. Ten minute drawings (2 times)

Rules & Policy

-Classes are held art school style. Nude drawing and costume drawing are effective for painters, sculptors,

  cartoonists and other creators to investigate the human body and expand drawing skills.

-We provide different models for each class, but popular models return more frequently, about once every

  three months.

-Please bring your own paints and materials. Chairs and easels are provided in the classroom.

-Reservations are not required for taking classes.

-Taking photos of art models is prohibited. Your efforts to stop secret photographing/filming are appreciated. 

-We appreciate your respect for models and other attendees. 

-During posing, the doors to the classroom will be closed. Please enter or leave the room only during the break.

-Please silence your cell phone before the class starts. 

- Our classes are for students who pursue drawing in a serious manner. We do not accept students who wish to

  participate in class for any other intention.

*Ryuta Ueda's works

Contact Us

Any Questions? Feel free to contact us!

E-mail address:



Tokyo Croquis Classes hosted by: Artist Ai Ohkawara

Tell: 080-8168-8296   * e-mail preferred

View works drawn by the students in Tokyo Croquis Class. 


Works by Ai Ohkawara and Ryuta Ueda (All works were drawn in Tokyo Croquis Class) 

Non-Japanese Female and male Nude Model Wanted!!

Place: Tokyo, Japan 9000-10000YEN paid in cash on the same day

(transport fee negotiable)


*Model's booking is fixed from 1 to 2 months in advance a session.

Please send some your photographs which we can see your body line clearly.