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My Experience in LFAS, Dante Orozco

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One of our de Laszlo scholars Dante Orozco writes about his experience studying at LFAS: As an artist, I feel reconnected in this stage in my life while training at the atelier. My studies at London Fine Art Studios has enriched me with new knowledge as well as opened my artistic vision. I have previously painted […]

Vincent Desiderio by De Laszlo scholar Annam Butt

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Annam, one of our De Laszlo scholars writing about her favourite artist Vincent Desiderio. Among the art realm there lies a notion that you either belong to the modernists or the classical and that the two are warring or incomparable. Vincent Desiderio has managed to marry the two perfectly within his paintings which makes his […]

4-5 Weeks: Emma’s Foundation Course Journey

It has been another very productive couple of weeks at LFAS. The last four lessons have been spent building on the quick line exercises in charcoal on brown paper by moving towards sustained drawings of complicated casts, focusing on shadow shapes, shading and volume. We have learnt how to manipulate the charcoal in a variety […]

THE HISTORY OF THE COLOUR BLUE

London Fine Art Studios Gainsborough, The Blue Boy, 1770

Sophia Burnell, our summer term de Lazslo scholar gave a wonderfully insightful lecture this term on the history of the colour BLUE. The colour blue defines the majority of our world – the sky reflects the sea, and therefore informs everything else we see, but it wasn’t widely used in art until the Renaissance. According […]

From the Models Perspective

Debora our model from Florence Final

This beautiful piece of writing was sent to me by our lovely model Debora. She came to London from Florence, Italy to model at the studios in January this year and stayed until the end of June. The studio’s life and atmosphere is as much enhanced by the wonderfully creative and diverse models who pose […]

The Mirror – History of the Black Mirror

London fine art studios Philip de Laszlo using a mirror in the studio

For centuries the mirror, or its equivalent piece of polished metal, has been used by artists to help them see the shapes and values of the image they are painting on a flat plane in reverse. Indeed Leonardo da Vinci in his treatise on painting entitles ones section “Come lo specchio é maestro de’pittori” The […]

Monochrome – Painting in Black and White

London Fine Art Studios | Ann's Out & About Art History Review

Monochrome – Painting in Black and White – Van Eyck to Gerhard Richter This Friday I set off with India and Maggie to see the exhibition at the National Gallery. It is a must! The title might not excite most, but any painter will know how alluring this subject can be. Ironic that the Colour exhibition […]

Winnie-the-Pooh Exploring a Classic

pencil drawing

Just before Christmas I met up with a dear friend to take my girls on an adventure of sorts. We chose to go the V&A to see The Winnie the Pooh exhibition. I think I was a little more excited than they were and I was not disappointed, it is a wonder! You might feel […]

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