Category Archives: The Edward James Foundation

Exhibition: Quartet

Scarampella Diptych is one of fifteen drawings and paintings currently being exhibited at West Dean College. The exhibition was scheduled to run alongside this summers Chilingirian Quartet Summer School and features work made during my residency with the quartet last … Continue reading

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Drawing the Nude at West Dean

A productive time was spent at West Dean College last weekend when I returned to teach life drawing. Throughout this intensive course students worked from the life model and experimented and worked through a number of drawing techniques. Each student … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Life Drawing at West Dean

Last weekend I returned to West Dean College to teach an intensive course of life drawing. This course enabled students to work from the life model and use and experiment with a wide variety of drawing techniques throughout the weekend … Continue reading

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Painting the Rehearsal: Music and Light

Last month I spent a week drawing and painting string quartets and chamber ensembles in the beautiful state rooms of West Dean College. Work has now begun making larger scale paintings of the ensembles I worked with during the week … Continue reading

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A Residency with the Chilingirian Quartet

During this week I have had the wonderful opportunity to work alongside the Chilingirian Quartet during a week long residency at West Dean College. The Chilingirian Quartet is one of the worlds most celebrated chamber ensembles, and for 31 years … Continue reading

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A Week at West Dean

Escaping the festivities of last weekend I headed down to a rather wet West Dean College to embark on a week of tutoring two courses, Life painting – the sustained pose, and life drawing – line, tone and form. These … Continue reading

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