The New School of Art is an independent art school based in Lewes, East Sussex. We celebrate excellence in figurative contemporary painting and drawing. We host art classes and short painting courses in inspiring venues throughout Sussex. Our art classes are tutored by some of the most accomplished artists in the UK, providing the highest level of tuition. Take a look at our upcoming art classes below.

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Art Classes

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Introduction to Oil Painting with Camilla Cannon – Lewes

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'Self-portrait, puffed cheeks', oil on board, 10inches x 8.5inches

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Watercolour Painting Masterclass with Jane Lewis

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Figure Painting with Camilla Cannon

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Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP

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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING WITH CAMILLA CANNON – LEWES

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Abstract Painting with Emyr Williams – London

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Art History and Feminism Evening Lectures with George Mind

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Figure Painting with Alex Fowler – Lewes

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Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP

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Painting People with Mark Hanson

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Painting Weekends – Nice, Côte D’Azur

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Louise Balaam Landscape Painting Masterclass

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Portrait Painting Masterclass with Andrew James RP

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About The New School of Art

Featured Artists

Mark Hanson

Drawing plays a dominant role within Mark's work and is critical to its meaning and conceptual concerns. His interest in spatial dichotomy and where edges meet is central to the construction of both his figurative and landscape work. Hanson’s work aims to depict the tension that fuses these opposing forces. Read More

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