Life drawing centre figure drawing


Life Drawing, Figure Drawing & Portraiture

Here at Mams, in Swindon we pride ourselves in providing a great space & atmosphere for Artists of all abilities to draw or paint using the human figure as a starting point. Whether you’re a Professional, brushing up on your skills or a complete beginner. come along & try drawing the nude. 

Drop-in Sessions

Every Friday lunchtime from 11-1pm, Sessions are just £15 per person, figure drawing, art school, how to draw, Swindon

Life Drawing Courses for complete beginners starting 27t January 2020

Learn to draw the Nude, Step by step. Throughout history, Artists have been fascinated by the beauty of the Human figure. At mams we provide a safe, comfortable space for you to develop figure drawing technique & skill. Try out various styles & explore different drawing & painting mediums. With full Tuition & plenty of support. Interested? This is a part time fortnightly life drawing evening class, on Mondays from 7-9pm Course cost £120 

Costumed Models

From time to time we invite you to draw Costumed Models, these themed sessions will be advertised on our Events page & usually held on a Thursday Evening & Friday Lunchtime. These are great for Corporate team building Events, Comic Book Illustrators & Artists from all avenues. Sessions cost £15 per person. Please book in advance as spaces  are limited!

Portrait Drawing/Painting Course starting thursday 30th January 2020, 7-9pm(fortnightly)

Achieving an immediate recognisable likeness by way of producing a Portrait can be challenging. At Mams there are lots of opportunities to practice the Art of Portraiture. We have designed this 6 week part-time course for complete beginners. Course cost £120


Q; what materials should I bring?

A; We supply basic drawing materials, paper, pencils, charcoal etc but if you want to keep your drawings all in one place its advisable to buy a suitably sized pad of cartridge paper or similar, A2 or A3

Q; I can’t afford to pay the  course fee upfront, can I pay for each session?

A; Yes of course, A small deposit of £50 will secure your space on the course & sessions can be paid for each week after that.

Q; Is there a minimum age requirement?

A; For the Life Drawing from Nude there is a minimum age requirement of 16, with parental consent. regarding the Portraiture & Costume figure drawing please enquire in advance. as we also run Portrait lessons & Clothed Figure Drawing as part of our Kids Arts 

Q; Do you have any refreshments on-site

A; Yes we have an awesome CBD Cafe onsite serving a delicious range of Coffees/Teas & the best Hot Chocolate in town, we’re huge fans of donuts & biscuits & usually have loaded CBD Chocolate Brownie Varieties (fave is the Raspberry Chocolate Muffin!! during the evening sessions you’re welcome to BringYourOwnBooze. 

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Create lasting memories with our bespoke packages.


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Professional Models & Tutors to make your Party special.


A Bottle of Bubbly for the Bride or Groom

You can even add one of our buffet choices. Every Bride or Groom to be will receive a complimentary bottle of Bubbly!

Please get in touch via the link below & we’ll help you arrange a party you’ll never forget.

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Mams Gallery

Mams Gallery 28 Eastcott Hill, Swindon, SN1 3JG



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