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Life Drawing with Flaming June

Flaming June | London Fine Art Studios

Last week Leighton House Museum opened a spectacular new exhibition which sees Flaming June returned home.  This painting is accompanied by the four other works that Leighton submitted to the Royal Academy the year before his death.  Together they form an exceptional and intoxicating body of work. On Tuesday 15 November, 1-4pm, Ann will be […]

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts (Aristotle)

portrait steps alla prima oil painting course

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts (Aristotle)   Today London Fine Art Studios celebrates a fabulous first year! Three terms of cast drawing, of oil painting, of nudes and portraits have flown by and we are enjoying a buoyant start to the summer courses. To mark the occasion and show that […]

Artist Framed: Lord Leighton

From live drawing demonstrations to figure drawing workshops, London Fine Art Studios has developed a strong relationship with Leighton House Museum and a great affection for the house and its original owner. Now, one of our own students and artists shares his interest in Lord Leighton’s life and work and offers a different perspective on […]

The Vitruvian Man

Over the last week I have been brushing up on my knowledge of the human anatomy; quite ironic given that I opted out of Biology GCSE and swore never to return to the subject again.   I did not anticipate that I would become a yoga teacher, nor the Director of a Fine Art School […]

Classical skills that go hand-in-hand

This week started with, amongst other things, a conversation on the news about media bartering. A grosso modo it referenced the way in which large organisations are cutting marketing costs through in-kind exchange. Swapping goods and services for promotional opportunity or something similar is hardly a new concept, and it is certainly prevalent amongst many […]

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