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The Heatherley School of Fine Art, 75 Lots Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0RN  |  phone 020 7351 4190

2018-19 Courses

The current course catalogue

Heatherleys offers a wide selection of courses including full time, part time, holiday and open studio sessions. Tutorial support is also available.

Full time courses

Diploma in Portraiture

The course is a carefully structured programme written within a famework of observational painting and drawing using the human model. You will be grounded in the skills needed to work from direct observation and will be helped to develop these skills into a personal body of work.

Diploma and Post Diploma
in Figurative Sculpture

A carefully structured programme written within a strong figurative focus and based on foundation study of the human form. We will help you to develop your own creative voice and give you the practical skills and the knowledge you will need to work independently as an artist.

Continuing Studies/
Portfolio Preparation

Comprised of a selection of part-time classes in painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture, Continuing Studies offers a flexible pattern of study suitable both for students preparing for further and higher education courses in art and design and for those returning to specialist study.

Part Time

Part Time Courses

Our day and evening classes are open to beginners as well as those with some experience and include life drawing, portrait painting, oil painting, watercolour, ceramics, figurative sculpture and printmaking.

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Holiday Courses

Heatherleys offers a variety of week-long courses in July and August. Each course has a defined set of aims and objectives and by selecting a range of courses it is possible to create a portfolio of work.

Open Studio

The Heatherley School of Fine Art Open Studio is based on the traditional French Atelier system. It gives artists open access to a studio in which they are able to work from a model with the assistance of a tutor.

Tutorial Support

This framework of support offers two one-hour tutorials per term with a designated tutor. The scheme may be helpful if you have completed a full time course and would like to maintain some tutorial contact whilst working independently.