Welcome to The Essential School of Painting, London

The Essential School of Painting is a multi-faceted school that provides everything from art courses, personal private lessons, corporate art events to commissioning of artists.

Outdoor Painting workshop with John Myers May-June 2015

Our courses are run by practising artists who are all experienced tutors of drawing and painting. We ensure that you get the individual attention you may require to bring out the best of your creative ability. We hold classes of ten to twelve students including an assistant, personal private lessons and master classes for professional and amateur artists and art students.

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Self Portrait against a window by Gwen Hardie  1983

Self Portrait against a window
by Gwen Hardie
1983

Context and Scale in Portraiture with Gwen Hardie July 31st to August 2nd 2015

Gwen Hardie and REALITY Modern and Contemporary British Painting

Gwen Hardie and REALITY Modern and Contemporary British Painting

After waiting in anticipation for this class we begin today. The Essential school of Painting welcomes Gwen Hardie once again to our studios!

 

 

Alison Harper’s Picture Poems Exhibition at The Essential School of Painting

With Offering of Fruits and Flowers by Alison Harper 2015 collage

With Offering of Fruits and Flowers by Alison Harper 2015 collage

This July 25th and 26th Alison Harper held an exhibition of her recent and past work. The show was a resounding success and on Alison Harper’s behalf we would like to thank everyone who came to the exhibition. For more pictures and news click here

 

The Visit by Eileen Cooper 2002

The Visit by Eileen Cooper 2002

Eileen Cooper’s Hide and Seek exhibition at The Royal Academy

The Art of Eileen Cooper; Keeper of the Royal Academy.

With just over a month remaining Eileen Cooper’s exhibition “Hide and Seek” is a must see for any student of drawing, printmaking or painting. Eileen is a prolific and accomplished artist and this exhibition does credit to her career presenting drawing spanning almost four decades… read more… 

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