Hippocrates refusing the gifts of Artaxerxes by Anne-Louis Girodet The motto of our studio “Ars Lunga, Vita Brevis” ‘Art is Long, Life is Short’ originates not from the textbooks of a great painter but from the physician Hippocrates. For Art and Science have always been linked. Indeed the Latin word “ars” does not translate purely […]
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 dresses by Tomasz […]
Written by De Laszlo scholar Sarah Thien I have been a student of Hapkido – a Korean martial art, as well a student of fine art for some years. On the outset they seem worlds apart but as a student of both I am increasingly fascinated by the similarities I find between them. Both have […]
Written by De Laszlo scholar Annam Butt Social media can often feel a little overwhelming when it comes to marketing yourself, however, I believe it is one of the most valuable tools we have currently as artists. Although it is definitely over saturated with millions of different personalities it is not too complicated to find […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 and a painter. […]
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 […]