Dorothea Tanning: a student’s talk on the artist.

Last term I had the opportunity to give an art lecture. My chosen artist was Dorothea Tanning. I first came across her work at the Alison Jacques Gallery on the occasion of a retrospective exhibition entitled Web of Dreams. It was named after one of her paintings and spanned the periods 1939-89. She has since […]

LFAS postcards have arrived!

We are thrilled with the results of our first ever postcard competition!  We received many varied and beautiful images and were hard pressed to narrow it down, however, after much deliberation we selected 8 works to reproduce as postcards. The postcards have now arrived and are on sale in our shop, Lavender Hill Colours.  They are […]

The Practicalities of Landscape Painting

london fine art studios at night

One of the first things I learned when landscape painting was that it requires a lot of planning and equipment to make it through a full day of painting. Although it is possible to use a simple field easel, I have found that a Half-Size French Sketch Box is an excellent choice if you have plenty […]

Life Drawing with Flaming June

Flaming June | London Fine Art Studios

Last week Leighton House Museum opened a spectacular new exhibition which sees Flaming June returned home.  This painting is accompanied by the four other works that Leighton submitted to the Royal Academy the year before his death.  Together they form an exceptional and intoxicating body of work. On Tuesday 15 November, 1-4pm, Ann will be […]

Joys and Perils of Landscape Painting – Autumn Term

Richmond Park | London Fine Arts

This Autumn Term we have braced the cold every Thursday to go and paint by Pen Ponds in Richmond Park.  Not only have there been beautiful views to paint but also some very characterful interventions from the wildlife crossing our path – we’ve had battling swans one week and a wandering stag another.  Nevertheless, we have […]

London Fine Art Studios at the Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair | London Fine Art Studios

LFAS returns to the Affordable Art Fair for their autumn show in Battersea Park, this year taking on a delicious foodie theme.  In keeping with the this LFAS will be leading Still Life workshops and Ann Witheridge will be exploring the interrelation of art and wine, both as subject matter and sustenance for the artists! […]

1st week back at LFAS and new journal!

London Fine Art Studios Journal

Hello my name is Nneka Uzoigwe and I am a second year student at LFAS. As a newly awarded recipient of the De Laszlo Foundation Scholarship I have been invited to keep a blog documenting my time at the studios! A bit about me, I am an aspiring artist who came to study here last November, where I […]

New de Laszlo Foundation Scholars announced

De Laszlo Scholarship | London Fine Art Studios

We are grateful to The de Laszlo Foundation for their continued support of the school.  Now in its third year, the scholarship programme has enabled many talented young artists to further their training and build their confidence, successfully making the transition into the professional realm. We are pleased to announce two new scholars for the Autumn […]

Back to school

Art Courses in London

The Autumn Term begins 19 September.  We look forward to welcoming back old and new faces. Few Foundation spaces left, additional courses include: Beginners Sculpture, Mondays, 7-9pm Printmaking, Wednesdays, 1-4pm Urban Landscapes, Saturdays 10am-1pm Apply online here or for more information email: info@londonfineartstudios.com.  Want to find out more?  Watch this short video about the school.

Henry Yan is back…

Henry Yan Art | London Fine Art Studios

  The silence is amazing, you can hear a pin drop as students listen intently to the wisdom and experience of Henry Yan. Back in London for two workshops at London Fine Art Studios: Drawing the Figure, 5-8 September and Painting the Figure, 9-11 September. Students are encouraged to ask questions, to learn through trial […]

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