BUDDING artists are being given the chance to try their hand at life drawing classes in Cradley Heath.

Artist Louise Blakeway and professional life model Briony Lewis will be at St Luke's Church, High Street, on Mondays between 10am and noon.

The artist said: "We are doing the classes as part of a local community initiative to bring creativity to Cradley Heath.

"All levels of ability are welcome and the sessions will develop drawing and observational skills and tutoring is available on request."

Miss Blakeway is a member of arts collective Cradley Heath Creative which aims to improve cultural activities in the town.

The first life drawing class is on Monday, July 7, entrance is £8 per session.