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Life Painting in Oils

Life Painting in Oils

With quick drawings to warm up, creating studies from the model and then developing paintings from longer poses, you will gain expertise in drawing and painting. Explore the use of tone and colour in oils; other media may also be used.

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Tutor

Desmond Healy

Awarded the Gold Medal and Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

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HSoA tutor working on art as a student watches

Term Dates

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Easter Workshops
| 6 - 17 April

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June
Summer School
| 20 July - 23 Aug

Autumn Term 2020 | 7 Sep - 6 Dec

Our Facilities

Operating over four floors, our building comprises open plan fine art studios, a sculpture and ceramics studio, life drawing room, printmaking, silk painting and jewellery making facilities, dedicated studio spaces for Foundation and Advanced Course students, the HSoA Gallery, Glass Gallery, and the HSoA Cafe with outdoor piazza.

More about HSoA

What's On?

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Booking enquiries

Call 020 7794 1439, email info@hsoa.co.uk, visit us or complete the form below.

What's On?

View our events calendar for a month-by-month guide to events throughout the year.

Events Calendar

Buy Art

Set to become a major destination for art buyers, our online gallery will offer a unique collection of work to browse and buy. More details to follow. 

Term Dates

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Easter Workshops
| 6 - 17 April

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June
Summer School
| 20 July - 23 Aug

Autumn Term 2020 | 7 Sep - 6 Dec