Life drawing centre figure drawing


Life Drawing, Figure Drawing & Portraiture

Here at Mams, 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. 

Drop-in Sessions

Every Friday lunchtime from 12-2pm, Sessions are just £15 per person, figure drawing, art school, how to draw, Swindon

Life Drawing Courses for complete beginners starting this September

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 technique & skill. Try out various styles & explore different drawing & painting mediums. With full Tuition & plenty of support. Interested? This is a part time 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 this September

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 £30 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 a great coffee machine, a selection of Teas, we’re huge fans of donuts & biscuits & during the evening sessions you’re welcome to BYOB. 


Costumed Model Event

Shaheen Parizaad Costume Life Draw

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A Unique Opportunity to Draw/ Paint the Lovely Shaheen Parizaad Bollywood Dancer in her Beautiful Costume at Mams Gallery, Swindon. 

Please Call 07588437748 to reserve your place & Book Now to avoid Disappointment

Thursday Evening 7-9 pm or Friday Lunchtime 12-2pm

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Mams Gallery

28 Eastcott Hill, Swindon, Swindon, SN1 3JG, United Kingdom



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