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Enjoy our fun friendly classes!

We are a Drop-in Life Drawing Class.

Suitable for all levels.

We have run for over ten years in Bethnal Green, to consistent acclaim.

We have a very relaxed atmosphere in which music is central in creating our beautiful creative space.


Experiences of our class; 

This session had the almost fairy tale feel of stumbling on an unexpected hidden jewel. In this case an ultra civilised life drawing session in the middle of East London. The model, the organiser, fellow artists, and even the unpretentious venue, were all quite charming. Looking forward to visiting again. 

Thanks Nils once again for providing a civilised and supportive environment for life drawing. Not to mention the splendid sandwiches! And thank you Maxine for being such a delightful inspiration to us all.

Joe Conway


Fantastic class, very relaxing and great place to meet with like minded people

Erlen Masson


Good session, excellent model and lovely atmosphere as always.



The model Cate was superb with a wonderful classical figure, excellent choice of poses and a very nice way of asking what people wanted - such as whether to wear her hair up or down. Her hair is in fact really long blonde and cascading which some of us found difficult to draw well so in the second half she wore it up. The music was interesting without being strident and most people arrived before the session began. the room was noticeably more full than last time. By contrast THE CAMEL was less crowded than last week so we sat round a table for a drink and natter. A very pleasant evening with interesting people.

Ernest Barton.


Join us in our wonderful space the Create Place conveniently close to Bethnal Green Tube station.

The Create Place is very welcoming with excellent facilities, comfortable and nicely proportioned. It has central heating and a separate Kitchen and Toilet.

We are there if you wish to discuss your work, and will take a photo of any drawing you are happy with and put it on the website (unattributed). We have books and handouts to help you learn traditional techniques.


Find Self Expression!

Every Tuesday 7.00-9.30






We provide drawing boards, black and white materials and some colour at no cost,

the only extra is A2 cartridge paper at 20p per sheet, but you are welcome to bring your own materials.

Our Session Fee is 8.50, or a 5 class voucher for 35.00.


Click to see drawings from past weeks



We have a half hour break at 8pm for socialising and complimentary refreshments.

If you want to mingle more, we nip into the pub afterwards for a swift half.


Please feel free to phone me if you need any more information.


I look forward to meeting you,



07788414011, or email me for more info.

We recommend being a little early, to avoid disappointment.