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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 […]

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 […]

A Fleur de Peau – Visiting Henri Fantin-Latour

2nd Year student and De Laszlo scholar Nneka Uzoigwe took the opportunity to visit the Fantin Latour Exhibition in Paris. It has now moved to Grenoble until 18th June. I remember taking a train to the Bowes Museum to see an exhibition of his work. It was definitely worth it.   This Spring I was lucky […]

Howard Hodgkin Absent Friends at the NPG

  Howard Hodgkin; Absent Friends National Portrait Gallery 23rd March-18th June Yesterday I went to the Howard Hodgkin portrait exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. It would not be my show of choice but a dear friend absolutely loves his work and wanted to take a couple of us to see his work. She was […]

Tim’s talk on the American Illustrators

Tim Daost has been studying with us for some years. He has received both the De Laszlo Scholarship and was awarded Artist in Residence at Leighton House Museum. We have been fortunate that he has given a series of lectures at the studios on perspective and most recently on the American Illustrators. Here is a […]

8 Week Floral Still Life – Spring term

This term I wanted to understand how to complete a longer more complicated still life. I planned to use a bountiful supply of spring flowers. Due to their short life, they would of course have to be replaced weekly. Here is a collection of images documenting these few weeks.               […]

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