By Nada Walton We had an exciting turn out and atmosphere yesterday at the private view opening of the much-anticipated exhibition Viewing the Invisible. Thank you to everyone involved in getting the exhibition together, we have thoroughly enjoyed working with you. “Viewing the Invisible brings together scientists and artists to explore the similarities in their […]
Written by Nneka Uzoigwe As part of the Artist’s in Residence with the National Army Museum last month, I had the wonderful opportunity to paint the inspirational Army veteran Rowena Griffiths MBE. I painted her over four hours while she was being interviewed, sharing her colourful career serving under the British Army and with the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.