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From the blog

  • Oliver 2
    Jan. 20, 2017

    Drawing Year alumus Oliver Mulvihell recalls his US Residency

    Each year selected alumni of the Royal Drawing School’s Drawing Year postgraduate programme are awarded a three-month residency in the US at The Art Students League of New York, and ...

  • Trinity Buoy Wharf
    Oct. 27, 2016

    Trinity Buoy Wharf

    Situated on the north bank of the Thames, directly opposite the O2 Arena in London’s Docklands, Trinity Buoy Wharf is home to the Royal Drawing School’s Foundation Year campus. With ...

  • Headspace - Blythe Brett blog
    Oct. 27, 2016

    Royal Drawing School, The Foundation Year - Blythe Brett

    Blythe Brett came to the Royal Drawing School from Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge and completed The Foundation Year in 2016. She has since gone on to study Design ...