Tutors and Collaborations
London Drawing is a collaboration between professional artists, tutors and performers. We devise some of the most exciting creative drawing events and workshops in London, all designed to be accessible, to encourage confidence and to inspire.
London Drawing Tutors
Anne Noble-Partridge, the co-founder of London Drawing, is a figurative artist and educator. Anne has taught extensively across London over the past 15 years at a range of arts institutions including Tate Modern, National Gallery, Central St Martins, London College of Communication and Imperial College.
Aaron Jacob Jones
Aaron is known best for his instantly recognisable expressive watercolour figure paintings. A mostly self-taught artist, drawing and painting from life is Aaron’s main passion apart from teaching. Dedicated to capturing the moment and movement, Aaron approaches everything from figures to landscapes with a fresh, painterly eye and lashings of ink. Never one to spend hours fussing over a painting, Aaron has spent his career working towards creating impressive original artwork from life in just a few minutes. When Aaron’s live event and wedding illustration gigs aren’t sending him travelling, he spends most of his days(and nights) in his bright, plant-filled South London art studio. alternating between fine art, illustration commissions and animation work.
Josie Deighton is a figurative artist, she draws directly from observation and imagination. She has studied life drawing and human anatomy, culminating in an MA from The Royal Drawing School.
Sisetta uses ancient illustrations, natural history manuals and maps as well as philosophy and literature as inspiration. It’s a world where mythology collides with science, surrealism and Jungian archetypes in mesmerizing oddities, zoology and Medieval imagery merge.
She trained in Florence’s Fine Arts Academy, and gained Diploma at “Bisonte school of graphic arts” in 2007, specializing in printmaking techniques such as etching on metal, drypoint, linocut, stone lithography and screen printing.
In 2011 she moved to South London where she has created her artwork since at Thames-side Print studio. Sisetta is also a specialistic teacher of printmaking techniques and drawing, he has been involved in community art courses and schools in London since 2011, currently running art classes for adults with learning disabilities and collaborating with London Drawing company, running both in person Printmaking Master classes and a weekly art course on-line called “Fantastical Beasts” connecting anthropology and animal iconography, investigating a different culture of the world each time.
Frank Gambino is a figurative and portrait artist and drawing tutor based in Kings Cross, London. Franks distinctive drawing and teaching style has
earned him teaching positions across London, currently tutor in residence
John Close is a London born figurative artist. John has studied life drawing and anatomy extensively under John Lessore and has also worked at the Ruskin School of Art with the anatomy department. John teaches adults and outreach across London at a range of institutions including Cubitt Gallery and the National Gallery.
Kim Scouller is an award winning Scottish artist specialising in figurative painting now based in London. Over 10 years of teaching art Kim has taught students of all ages and abilities at institutions such as The Royal Drawing School, Candid Arts Trust, Central Saint Martin’s, City Lit, Imperial College, London Drawing and workshops with adults and secondary school students across London.
Nikki Gardham is a painter living and working in London. Nikki studied at Cambridge School of Art before being awarded a scholarship to the Royal Drawing School, completing the postgraduate Drawing Year in 2013. Nikki has taught across London at a variety of arts institutions including the National Gallery, Royal Academy, Fleming Collection and Foundling Museum, http://www.nikkigardham.com/about/
Rachel is a practising figurative artist who exhibits regularly. In 2014 she co-founded Mercer Chance Gallery in Hoxton with her partner Michael Chance. Rachel has taught drawing at The Royal Drawing school since 2013 and has taught art at leading independent schools in London.
Susannah Pal is an artist who is fascinated by the waste trail of modern life. She has worked with The University of Southampton Waste Management
Research Group project to creatively communicate the problems of Electrical and Electronic Waste. Susannah has a PGCE teacher training qualification from The Institute of Education, UCL and taught Visual Arts at The Elstree Studios Academy for three years. Susannah has worked for London Drawing since 2011 on a range of classes, workshops and larger events. Through London Drawing, she has enjoyed working at a variety of high profile institutions including; Central Saint Martins, The National Gallery, Battersea Arts Centre and The Royal College of Physicians.
Spirited Bodies collaborate with London Drawing in a series of very special drawing sessions called Body Narratives. Each session presents a life as well as a life model, as carefully selected models pose and speak, touching on a range of subjects close to all our hearts.
Kiss My Art
London Drawing and Kiss My Art have collaborated on competitive painting events since 2016.
Kiss My Art is a bi-annual competitive painting event organised by Carlotta Allum. The event hosts 10 artists who compete against each other over two rounds in front of a live audience in a club style environment with DJs, digital art, live graffiti sets and performance. London Drawing devise performance art, sound and light installations for the Kiss My Art competitors to respond to in a thrilling fusion of art, performance, fashion and music.
The Life Drawing Gymnasia
London Drawing and the Life Drawing Gymnasia have collaborated on physical multi-model life drawing events since 2016 Founded by professional models and model run, The Life Drawing Gymnasia are committed to a very physical and dynamic genre of life modeling and channel their strong connection and stamina into a unique style of performance modeling combining dance, balance and lifts. Events with London Drawing present the Gymnasia in spectacular interiors with a live mixed sound scapes.
Robert George Sanders
Robert is a fashion designer, illustrator and performance artist-
currently artist in residence at London Drawing and The Sarabande
Robert’s work elevates the mundane notions of reality to the extent of a
Using discarded materials to explore the working class anecdote of
making one’s trash your own treasure, Robert’s work is evocative of the
notion that art and creativity do not lose value through resourceful
Creating a world that exists beyond our objective recognition of
reality, Robert invites you into his world, exploring the feeling of not
belonging – the feeling of queerness as an expansive, objective thought.