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Royal Drawing School

The Royal Drawing School is an educational organization in London founded in 2000 by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and artist Catherine Goodman.  

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Royal Drawing School

The Royal Drawing School was established in 2000 by Royal Founding Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, who is passionate about raising the standard and profile of drawing as a route to innovation across a wide range of creative practice from fine art to film-making, product and game design, fashion, animation, and architecture. The School has grown into a world-class resource for everyone who wants to learn to draw and now teaches drawing to over 1,000 full and part-time students of all ages and abilities every week. Its alumni are some of the most exciting emerging artists of today.

As an independent educational charity, the School is committed to ensuring that talented and committed students are able to benefit from its teaching, regardless of their financial circumstance. The School offers a range of programs; The Drawing Year, The Foundation Year, Young Artists and Public Program, across 2 main campuses in London and taught by a faculty of over 75 practicing artists. All programs, as well as international artist residency opportunities, are supported by a range of scholarships.

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