Tag Archives: Royal Academy

Drawing & Music: Picturing Movement at the Royal Academy

This weekend course is an exciting opportunity to study the human figure, whilst being able to observe and analyse the shapes and relationships between musicians and their instruments. Study of Violinist, Wagner Rehearsal Drawing and painting musicians in rehearsal is … Continue reading

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Drawing Essentials: Understanding the Human Form and Anatomy at the Royal Academy

Learn the essentials to drawing and understanding the human form and anatomy in the Royal Academy’s historic Life Room, a space purpose-built for life drawing, with practising artists Adele Wagstaff and Andy Pankhurst. Week 1 – The Male Form Week … Continue reading

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Painters’ Painters

There are so many inspiring exhibitions to go and see at the moment, but two visits last week really made me very excited. At last here were two shows celebrating painting, and painterly painting at that. With the ever continuing … Continue reading

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What an inspirational exhibition year so far…

For inspiring exhibitions, London is certainly the place to be at the moment. Here is just a brief pictorial resume of some of the inspirations of 2012… and it’s still only February… how lucky we are!

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From the sublime to the ridiculous

A Friday afternoon wander through the art and inspirations of Paris to London, and finally through the Yorkshire Wolds brought a number of mixed feelings – positive and negative, along with an increased weariness of the blockbuster exhibition. It was … Continue reading

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