Autumn Term Applications

Time to be enjoying the sunshine and painting in the parks across London and beyond…

It has been an eventful academic year crammed with fabulous new students, more courses and additional studio spaces, as well as some amazing collaborations!

We are now busy preparing for the start of the Autumn term on 28 September.  Although the Studios are now closed, the office remains open and we continue to receive applications for the Autumn Term.  Academic calendar dates 2015/16 here.

If you would like to enrol please apply here or contact info@lavenderhillstudios.com

We wish you a wonderful, sketchful and painterly summer!

Artist Framed: Whistler

The first in our autumn series of student led art discussions.  De Laszlo Foundation scholar, Chris Gray, gives an illustrated talk on Whistler.  

An introduction to the artist and his work, as viewed by an artist; an informal discussion amongst peers.  

Studio 101, 4.15pm.

Refreshments provided, £3.    

Fine Art Commissions Portrait Painting Competition

Fine Art Commissions Portrait Competition at Lavender Hill Studios.

The competition is now closed.  We were thrilled by the number of applications which have now been submitted anonymously to the judges.  Winner to be announced on 18 June.

Judges: Sara Stewart & Nicky Phillips

Prize: One day a week Portrait Course at Lavender Hill Studios for the Autumn Term 2014.  The winning portrait will be exhibited at Fine Art Commissions Duke Street premises.  Prize cannot be deferred or exchanged.

Terms & Conditions 

Entrants must be current or former LHS Students, you are entitled to submit a maximum of 2 portraits in either charcoal, pastel or oil.  The portraits must be painted from life.  

 

 

High resolution images should be sent to info@lavenderhillstudios.com by 5.00pm, 31st May

Please include the following in the body of the email:

  • Name & contact details
  • Dates and duration of study at Lavender Hill Studios 
  • Name of sitter and date of sitting
  • Medium used and dimensions 

Deadline: 5.00pm, 31st May 2014.  

Judges: Sara Stewart & Nicky Phillips

Prize: One day a week Portrait Course at Lavender Hill Studios for the Autumn Term 2014.  The winning portrait will be exhibited at Fine Art Commissions Duke Street premises.  Prize cannot be deferred or exchanged.  

Saturday Morning Foundation Class

The Autumn Term:  23rd September – 7th December 2013 (Half-Term 28th-1st October)

Courses, Events… & a little more

Saturday Morning Foundation Class

Tutored

This foundation class follows the same structure as our foundation course throughout the year. It is a ten-week course, looking in detail at proportion, line & volume, chiarocsuro with charcoal, and colour with oil painting. The instruction is intensive with demonstrations key to the learning process.

£350 for the term

10-1pm Saturdays  

Saturday Morning Foundation Course

Saturday Morning Foundation Course

 

Atelier Art: Full-Time Course

Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester welcomes Lavender Hill Studios’ Jon Leyer

We are excited to announce that Jon of Lavender Hill Studios will be coming to Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester to run a full weekend, life drawing workshop.

SAW is an artists’ community that facilitates workshops to focus on specific practical skills. It was founded in 2011 and takes much of its inspiration from the atelier tradition.

Encajar at Salford Artists' Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester

Encajar at Salford Artists’ Workshops (SAW) in Greater Manchester

The workshop will be split into two parts:

1. Saturday and Sunday:  Students will draw from a life model and receive tuition in classical/traditional drawing using the ‘Encajar’ (‘envelope’) methodology.

2. Friday evening: Introduction to gesture drawing. Learn how to get the essentials of the subject on paper in a short session. This is a bonus class and optional for those attending the Encajar workshop.

For dates, prices and to book visit www.saw.ac