June 26, 2018
All Change for Autumn Term 2018...
After a thriving four years on Oxford Street, our Central studios will sadly be closing after Summer School 2018. The building that houses the studios is being renovated by the ...
April 30, 2018
Throwing Open the Life Room Doors: Life Drawing with Young Artists
Life drawing has long been considered the best way for art students to learn about the human figure and hone their observational skills, and whilst this remains true today, our ...
March 27, 2018
The RISD Drawing Marathon 2018
In January 2018, Drawing Year alumni Alice MacDonald and Joana Galego were invited to travel to the US to take part in The Drawing Marathon at the Rhode Island School ...
Sept. 20, 2017
The Emergent Subject: Furies of War
Drawing from life, but not as you know it. Bookings now open.
May 23, 2017
Sarah Pickstone: Other Stories
Sarah Pickstone’s most recent work is currently on display at CGP London alongside selected paintings from The Writer’s Series (2013) including ‘Stevie Smith and the Willow’, winner of the John ...
March 3, 2017
Launch of Young Artists programme in Norwich
In September last year, the Royal Drawing School expanded its Young Artists programme, with new venues in London, and further afield in the cities of Norwich, Glasgow and Oxford. The ...
Feb. 24, 2017
Student Stories: Poppy Chancellor, The Drawing Year
Poppy Chancellor graduated from The Drawing Year in 2010, and has since joined the School's Faculty, and published the papercutting book CUT IT OUT. Here she recalls her experiences of ...
Jan. 25, 2017
The Drawing Year 2015-16 End of Year Exhibition
The Drawing Year 2015-16 End of Year Exhibition showcases work by students on the School’s postgraduate programme. This year's exhibition was greeted by enthusiasm and acclaim from curators, collectors, friends ...
Jan. 20, 2017
Drawing Year alumus Oliver Mulvihill 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
March 31, 2016
Student Stories: The Drawing Year visit the Royal Collection, Windsor
Students on The Drawing Year enjoy special access to some of the UK’s finest private art collections, and have opportunities to draw in major London galleries out of hours. Recent ...