Dynamic Drawing Classes in museums and galleries – on hold due to Covid-19

Sad news for my Sketchout students that the drawing workshops, many of which I have taught since 2014 are no longer able to take place due to epidemic:

  • The Fundamentals of Drawing Part One at the V&A
  • The Fundamentals of Drawing Part Two at Tate Britain
  • Drawing Faces at the National Portrait Gallery
  • Drawing Faces Part 2 at The National Portrait Gallery
  • Perspective, Buildings and Architecture at the V & A
  • 3 Day Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils from our South London studio

From January 2021 I will instead be teaching oil portraiture for beginners at Open Ealing.

Artist tutor Stella Tooth teaching fundamentals of drawing workshop at V&AV&A

Sketchout architecture drawing students at the V&A with tutor Stella Tooth.V&A

Artist and tutor Stella Tooth's Sketchout Drawing faces students at National Portrait Gallery London..National Portrait Gallery

Stella Tooth's students V&A architecture Sketchout workshop.V&A

Stella Tooth's Sketchout beginner's portraiture in oils course portraits. Sketchout south London studio

I would like to take the opportunity to thank all my lovely students for their positive feedback and hope that they will be able to continue their art during lockdown. Rosa Roberts, my colleague who runs Sketchout, will be sending out some resources in the latest Sketchout newsletter to inspire you.  Keep safe.

Stella Tooth teaching V&A Sketchout fundamentals of drawing workshop



"It was a wonderful experience. I feel very privileged  to have had the opportunity to be taught by you, in such great surroundings, with wonderful fellow students and a fabulous sitter for three days. I'm still in a state of peace.” 

Diane 3 Day Introduction to Portrait Painting in oils February 2020

"Well I have to say it was a thoroughly enjoyable and productive day! Stella was so helpful throughout the day, with good tips and constructive feedback, her skills as an accomplished artist were very evident and added to my enjoyment of the day. I had not done any drawing for quite some years now, so the course has energised me and I plan to continue drawing on a more regular basis. I was so pleased with my drawing."

D Radnage 15 May 2019

"Just a line to thank you for a brilliant day. Apart from your excellent artistic skills you have a special talent as a teacher. You managed to impart a lot of material clearly but above all you gave us all confidence and made us feel we had some drawing skills that we should practice and explore.Many thanks for your help and patience."

S Davis 10 October 2015

"Thank you for a superb experience at the V&A yesterday, my daughter Elise and I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of it. We felt completely safe under your gentle guidance."[/i]

E Barton Drawing workshop 4 July 2015

A big thank you for a truly inspiring day yesterday. I gave up drawing after A levels and it was wonderful to start again.I hope to keep it going this time."

S Worlock Drawing workshop 4 July 2015

“Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed Stella’s workshop last week at the V&A.   She explained things so beautifully and was extremely encouraging and I think by the end of the day the group had produced some marvellous work and “bonded” very well.”

S Hewins. Drawing workshop 8 March 2015

"My feet have just touched ground again from the workshop last Sunday at the V&A. What an uplifting experience it was for me and I am sure the rest of the group.  Can you please pass on my sincere thanks to Stella, her skill in transfering inspiration, techniques and skills across to us all was brilliant plus her lovely constructive helpful comments throughout the day has truely rekindled my desire to draw and paint and to get out there and fill the sketch book and hopefully develop and improve. I believe now that I can draw and will be booking for the next workshop in due course."[/i]

K. Drury. Drawing workshop 23 March 2014

"Just to say, had a wonderful time on the drawing course today! Stella was a brilliant and inspiring tutor. Not only did I learn a great deal but I also left the course buzzing!! I have been on quite a few courses and I have to say, this has been the best by far! It has inspired me to do the next class at some point,   'Fundamentals 2' and carry on with my drawing to the next level. Please would you pass on my thanks to Stella for all the creativity and inspiration she provided today."

A. Silvestre. Drawing workshop 16 March 2014

"I would like to say how much we enjoyed our day workshop at the V&A run by Stella Tooth.  It was most enjoyable and informative. Stella managed to find something nice to say about all of our attempts at drawing a subject that we had never touched before, being the human form. We run an informal art group ourselves and the people in our group were most interested in how the day had gone and I am sure some of them will be looking to having a Sketchout experience at some future date."

R & M Caldwell Drawing workshop 15 March 2014

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