Claudia with Felicia Forte, Detroit, Next Generation Fund

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We are really excited about Felicia Forte coming to teach with us again this summer. Last year, with the funds raised from her painting demonstration evening, Felicia very generously offered travel funds to two of the students who had attended her workshop and whom she believed would greatly benefit from time with her in Detroit. We […]

Viewing the Invisible Exhibition, King’s College

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 […]

Artist in Residence: Nneka Uzoigwe at National Army Museum

National Army Museum, Nneka Uzoigwe, Artist in residence

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 […]

Artist in Residence: Michael Gallone at National Army Museum

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 […]

“Ars Longa, Vita Brevis” by Ann Witheridge

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 […]

Bil Donovan Masterclass

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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 […]