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Summer School 2024

Summer School 2024 - One week intensive courses starting 1 July

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If only one could draw! I can't. That's why I keep on drawing. Alberto Giacometti


Our courses are taught by a drawing faculty of over 75 distinguished practising artists

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From the blog

  • Oliver Macdonald Oulds
    May 9, 2024

    RDS Recommends with Oliver Macdonald Oulds

    Oliver Macdonald Oulds, artist, RDS tutor and Drawing Year alumnus, shares where he gets his inspiration, and recommends what to see, watch, listen and read about:

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    April 24, 2024

    RDS Recommends with Sarah Lightman

    Artist, writer and RDS tutor Sarah Lightman takes us on a journey to Italy and tells about her favourite places to visit and art works to see.

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    April 10, 2024

    Artist Opportunities

    There are some exciting exhibition opportunities and open call competitions coming up this summer. Here we've chosen our highlights:

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