By Nada Walton It was a delight to work with The Wine Society again last night. The guests got a chance to taste a wide selection of wine, have an informal guided portrait & still-life drawing session, and socialise while soaking in the atmosphere of the studio.
A recent visit to the British Museum’s Manga Exhibition reviewed by our De Laszlo scholar Sarah Thien. Manga Exhibition, The British Museum, 23 May – 25th August 2019 Just as May was drawing to a close, I had the pleasure of visiting the amazing Manga exhibition at the British Museum. It’s the largest Manga exhibition […]
By Nada Walton Have a look at what the students got up to at the five-day workshop of live demonstrations and figure painting with American visiting artist, David Shevlino.
Published on Jackson’s Art: https://www.jacksonsart.com/blog/2019/05/28/ann-witheridge-summer-art-courses/ 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. […]
By Ann Witheridge This month marks 500 years since the great artist’s death. I love the fact that he is considered an artist. We all know that he was much more than just this. He was a polymath and all-round genius: a musician, a scientist, a mathematician, a writer, an engineer, a sculptor, a draughtsman […]
Trying to learn to draft and paint as the old masters did is literally like rewiring your brain in quite a technical way. The training at LFAS can be a real challenge and often one can feel stagnant in our progress. We are given the tools to paint from life, but we often don’t trust […]
By Nada Walton Classic Cars, vintage clothes, food trucks, and great vibes all equate to Hemingway Design’s Classic Car Boot Sale in King’s Cross. Encouraging everyone to try their hand at drawing from a live model, we had a classic MG MGA 1600 as a backdrop to a swinging sixties model. Our artists Joni H […]
By Nada Walton In our Spring Workshops 2019, we had three workshops – Figure drawing & oil painting, Pastel Portrait, and Still-life & Flower Studies. Have a look below at what we got up to in each of the three art workshops: Figure workshop Students learnt to apply proportion and values to the figure model. […]
By Nada Walton With a sold-out Friday night event, we were excited for our joint venture with Leighton House Museum. On the 15th March 2019, our first Drink & Draw session began at 6:30 PM. The guests gathered in Leighton’s dining room for a drinks reception by Mama Xanadu’s Wild Alchemy bar and as they put […]
By Nada Walton It’s been a week since we took part in the Spring Affordable Art Fair nestled in Battersea Park. This year the AAF put an emphasis on the workshops encouraging the visitors to get creative and hands-on. On the Private View night, we did a Colour Painting Demonstration which consisted of a live […]