Zara Drummond

Zara Drummond changed career from award-winning Industrial Designer to Fine Artist after a riding accident. She re-trained at Chelsea College of Arts, and studied drawing at the Royal College of Arts. With paintings in private collections all over the world, Zara Drummond is best known for her portraits over the last twenty years.

Describe your approach to teaching:
I am keen to pass on techniques tools and skills, so you may be free to develop past the technique towards individual freedom and style. The teaching is multi-layered: teaching each individual student whilst maintaining group cohesion and purpose..

What inspres your own work?
Light, colour and nature inspires my work. I never tire of the human figure which forms the basis of most of my work.

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