Nov. 16, 2020
Sky Portrait Artist of the Year: RDS Alumni selected to compete
This summer Tom Scotcher (Drawing Year 2017), Katy Papineau (Drawing Year 2019) and Ali Farley (Drawing Year 2020) were selected to compete in Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2020. ...
Nov. 2, 2020
Drawing Year alumni selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020
Nancy Haslam Chance and Holly Mills tell us about their practices, how their work has been affected by lockdown and what is coming up for them in the not so ...
Oct. 14, 2020
Online courses are here to stay. Hear from some of our students...
For students living outside of London or abroad, those who have specific access needs or have found it difficult to fit a course into a working week, our online programme ...
Oct. 6, 2020
Alumnus Deanio X adds new mural to Stay Strong Route in the School's Gallery
“Hibernating artists - having honed their abilities in forced isolation - burst forth with brushes in hands, to dismantle the spectres illusion and paint a future of their own choosing.” ...
Sept. 23, 2020
Face of Britain at Southampton City Art Gallery curated by alumnus Nahem Shoa
This September alumnus of the Drawing Year, Nahem Shoa, opens his most recent curatorial project at Southampton City Art Gallery. Face of Britain asks the question: What does it mean ...
Sept. 10, 2020
International Artists in Lockdown: Mexico & USA
Drawing Year alumni Claire Price and James Harrison recount their experiences of working in Mexico and the US
Aug. 25, 2020
International Artists in Lockdown: USA and Israel
Here, two alumni living in the US and Israel share their experience of being a practising artist during an international pandemic, and how these countries have influenced their work.
Aug. 18, 2020
Scottish Artists in Lockdown
Our alumni community in Scotland is thriving and here they reveal how the Scottish identity, landscape and culture influences their work and the impact that lockdown has had on their ...
July 3, 2020
Immersive narratives: An artists’ thoughts on taking liberties and constructing an alternative world
Drawing: Immersive Narratives tutors, Rebecca Harper and Melissa Kime consider the role an archive of source material can have in the creative process. They give students an idea of what ...
July 2, 2020
The Foundation Year: Experiences from application to exhibition
The Foundation Year is an important journey of creative growth, three of our graduating students reflect on their motivations for starting that journey, how the School helped them along that ...
June 15, 2020
Drawing Self-Portraits: The Drama of Light and Shadow
Painting: Portraits and Self-Portraits tutor Sophie Charalambous sets some exercises that explore the use of light and dark in creating dramatic portraits.
June 11, 2020
Portraits and self-portraits: Creating a subjective palette
Painting: Portraits and Self-Portraits tutor, Ian Rowlands discusses why you might want to use a subjective palette when painting a portrait and how to choose it.