The Encounter Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt “Do you not see that among the beauties of mankind it is a very beautiful face that arrests passers-by and not their adornments.” Leonardo da Vinci Today I went to see a wonderful exhibition of drawings at the National Portrait Gallery. Its premise was so simple and yet […]
Tim Daost has been studying with us for some years. He has received both the De Laszlo Scholarship and was awarded Artist in Residence at Leighton House Museum. We have been fortunate that he has given a series of lectures at the studios on perspective and most recently on the American Illustrators. Here is a […]
This term I wanted to understand how to complete a longer more complicated still life. I planned to use a bountiful supply of spring flowers. Due to their short life, they would of course have to be replaced weekly. Here is a collection of images documenting these few weeks. […]
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 […]
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: email@example.com. Want to find out more? Watch this short video about the school.
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 […]
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts (Aristotle) Today London Fine Art Studios celebrates a fabulous first year! Three terms of cast drawing, of oil painting, of nudes and portraits have flown by and we are enjoying a buoyant start to the summer courses. To mark the occasion and show that […]
Today we welcomed a new intake of artists to learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, techniques passed down from the most accomplished European Masters. It was a joy to share the Studios with these enthusiastic and talented individuals. We are looking forward to the week ahead!
LFAS’ much anticipated July Courses are two weeks away and very few spaces left! 4 weeks of 5-day intensives each focussing on a different discipline: Foundation: 4-8 July, £350 Figure: 11 – 15 July, £385 Printmaking: 11-15 July, £350 Portrait: 18 – 22 July, £385 Landscape or Sculpture: 25 – 29 July, £350 (Sculpture £400) Single weeks […]
A wonderful weekend (11 & 12 June) with James Kroner. LFAS artists enjoyed the benefit of James’ expertise as they took to the streets to capture the character of the city. We hope to welcome him back for more insight in the future.