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The BP Portrait Award

The BP Portrait Award

If you’re going along to the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery this summer, keep an eye out for work by our faculty and alumni. This year our tutor  Julie Held is exhibiting a portrait of her father, and there’s a nice mention of her painting in the Independent here. (She’ll be … Continue reading

Artist of the Day at Flowers Gallery

Artist of the Day at Flowers Gallery

Every year for the past 30 years Flowers Gallery has hosted a rotating exhibition of up-and-coming contemporary artists, Artist of the Day, over two weeks. Each artist is selected by an established artist for a one-person show for one day only. With one generation highlighting the emerging work of the next, the curatorial role is … Continue reading

Drawing and Painting the Pageant

Drawing and Painting the Pageant

Last summer several of our students, alumni and tutors were invited to draw the Queen’s Jubilee Pageant from the roof of the City of London School, situated on the north bank of the river Thames directly opposite Tate Modern. Braving wind, rain and cold, the artists sketched for several hours recording the hundreds of passing boats taking … Continue reading

Tutor Interview: Sculptor Marcus Cornish

Tutor Interview: Sculptor Marcus Cornish

Marcus Cornish teaches sculpture and drawing at The Prince’s Drawing School and is the tutor of our class ‘Sculpting the Equine Head’ which currently runs on Tuesdays at Kensington Palace Studios. What do you enjoy about teaching at The Prince’s Drawing School? The students. It’s a really nice atmosphere and there’s a sense of community … Continue reading

Bookings are now open for The Prince’s Drawing Clubs Saturday Drawing Workshops at The Whitechapel!

Bookings are now open for The Prince’s Drawing Clubs Saturday Drawing Workshops at The Whitechapel!

If your child or ward would like to draw with us, you might like to consider enrolling them onto the Saturday Drawing Workshops at The Whitechapel Gallery.  The Whitechapel Gallery   Students drawing from contemporary art in the gallery Over 10 sessions, students work with professional artists to learn observational drawing skills. Experimenting with a variety … Continue reading

Our new West London Studios

Our new West London Studios

This Easter and Summer Term provide a final opportunity to paint, draw, sculpt and print at Kensington Palace Studios before we move to our new historic West London base at Sydney Close Studios. The School has enjoyed the use of two studio rooms at Kensington Palace since 2008, first as space for our alumni to … Continue reading

Drawings from India by Jonathan Silverman

Drawings from India by Jonathan Silverman

Having recently returned from The Prince’s Drawing School Residency  in India, Jonathan Silverman, who studied on The Drawing Year in 2010, shares some of his drawings and paintings from his studio  at The International Institute of Fine Arts in Modinagar, and the beautiful surrounding landscape. Temple study Fairground horses House Drawing at the Rohtang Pass … Continue reading