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Student stories: Chris Green

Student stories: Chris Green

Shoreditch View, 2008 Ink on paper,165 x 170cm At the time I applied to The Drawing Year, I had an idea of myself as a painter. I was drawing a lot but only as preparation for painting. The actual business of painting I didn’t really enjoy. It was a messy struggle with materials and colour … Continue reading

The New Fine Art Foundation Course

The New Fine Art Foundation Course

In September 2012 The Prince’s Drawing School launched its New Fine Art Foundation Course at Trinity Buoy Wharf in the up-and-coming Docklands area of East London. As many of our first students prepare to progress to BA degrees in Fine Art, Illustration, Graphic Design, Film and other creative industries, we are on the hunt for … Continue reading

An Interview with Susan Wilson

An Interview with Susan Wilson

The Oxford undergraduate contemplates the war poets Susan Wilson is the tutor of our regular class ‘Drawing the Body Clothed’ which currently runs on Mondays at our Shoreditch studio. Susan grew up in the mountain foothills of New Zealand’s South Island and hitch-hiked around Spain, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador in buses and trucks as a … Continue reading

An Interview with Will Stevens

An Interview with Will Stevens

Will was one of three Drawing Year Alumni who exhibited recently at the School’s ‘Pretty Gritty City‘ show. How long ago did you complete The Drawing Year, and how has it influenced your work? I completed The Drawing Year in 2008. This was a key part of my education; despite having gone to art school with aspirations … Continue reading

An interview with Sophie Charalambous

An interview with Sophie Charalambous

Sophie was one of three Drawing Year Alumni who exhibited recently at the School’s ‘Pretty Gritty City‘ show. How long ago did you complete The Drawing Year, and how has it influenced your work? I finished The Drawing Year in 2009.  It reinvigorated my interest in observational drawing and opened up my practice with new … Continue reading

Pretty Gritty City

Pretty Gritty City

The Gallery of The Prince’s Drawing School recently hosted a show of  three of our Alumni, Sophie Charalambous, William Stevens,  and Asya Lukin who studied on The Drawing Year postgraduate programme in 2007 and 2009. The show brings together the recent work of these young artists who use their native cities as a subject. This … Continue reading