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Artist in Residence: Michael Gallone at National Army Museum

Written by Sarah Thien, De László scholar Summer 2019  During a sunny Saturday in July, I had the pleasure of watching a portrait painting demonstration at the National Army Museum in London, of Army veteran Pauline Milnes by tutor Michael Gallone. This event was the second instalment of a series of collaborations between LFAS and […]

“Ars Longa, Vita Brevis” by Ann Witheridge

Hippocrates refusing the gifts of Artaxerxes by Anne-Louis Girodet The motto of our studio “Ars Longa, Vita Brevis” ‘Art is Long, Life is Short’ suggests that our artistic endeavors and study will outstrip our lifetime. This quote originates not from the textbooks of a great painter but from the physician Hippocrates. For Art and Science have […]

Bil Donovan Masterclass

fashion designer Tomasz Starzewski, Tomasz Starzewski, royal family fashion designer, couture dresses, Gray M.C.A, Gray M.C.A gallery, art gallery, art workshop, fashion design workshop, illustration workshop, London Fine Art Studios, Bil Donovan masterclass, Bil Donovan, fashion illustrator, Christian Dior Artist in Residence,

By Nada Walton Last week, internationally renowned fashion illustrator and Christian Dior Artist in Residence Bil Donovan graced us with a two-day Masterclass at London Fine Art Studios, organised by Gray M.C.A Gallery. With a fully booked class, everyone sat around the models from Europe’s leading modelling agency, Models 1, who were wearing dynamic couture […]

The Grammar of Painting: Jackson’s interview

Published on Jackson’s Art: ARTIST INTERVIEWS, DRAWING, OIL PAINTING THE GRAMMAR OF PAINTING: ANN WITHERIDGE OF LONDON FINE ART STUDIOS 28th May 2019 by Clare McNamara London Fine Art Studios is a Battersea based art school that specialises in teaching the craft of drawing and painting, working always from life and with a focus on the figurative tradition. […]