John Butcher – Canberra, Australia

I have been doing life drawing classes with Leigh Walker since about 2015. In that time Leigh has become both a trusted artistic mentor and a friend. She is relaxed, witty, cheerful, positive and energetic. She is also an accomplished visual artist in her own right and is able to share her knowledge of materials and techniques with her students. She is respectful and encouraging–always able to find the good in her students’ work so as to reassure and gently prod them to try new things and test their creative boundaries. I greatly enjoy Leigh’s teaching and the bonhomie of the life drawing class. That’s why I keep coming back!