Meaning of life class in English:

life class

nounplural noun life classes

  • An art class in which students draw or paint a live model, typically one who is nude.

    ‘he ran a life class in his Glasgow studio’
    • ‘First you started drawing the human form from sculptures, then you moved to life classes.’
    • ‘She had been banned from life classes while at Nottingham School of Art, an injustice she felt bitterly.’
    • ‘They first met in October 2002 when they all attended life classes at Wimbledon School of Art.’
    • ‘The couple will raise extra cash by taking on jobs such as treading grapes in Spain, busking in Barcelona, and stripping off for a life class in Paris.’
    • ‘At the age of twenty-one Watt went to Edinburgh to study in the life class of the Royal Scottish Academy.’