Art Classes

Painting with Nicky Philipps

Learn to draw or paint alongside Nicky in her Chelsea studio in London, whilst she critiques throughout your session.

Please call Fine Art Commissions on 020 7839 2792 or email: to enquire about availability.

Dates can be organised to suit both parties.


Learn the Italian sight-size method. Suitable for all elves of artistic capabilities.

£250 +VAT


Suitable for A level standard and above.

£300 +VAT

Painting with Nick Bashall at the London Sketch Club in Chelsea

Throughout his career as a painter, Nick has always taught. He welcomes students of all abilities and ages as he believes you can teach anyone to draw and paint. His classes are informative and entertaining. Whilst, the teaching is professional and the students will learn a lot, it is not an intimidating experience.

Nick offers his students an overview of the fundamental stages.

These are:

Line and Volume
Dark and Light

For students wanting to expand into painting portraits and the figure, you can chose to benefit from Nick’s experience of 25 years as a leading portrait painter and war artist. Having co founded Lavender Hill Studios in 2004, Nick decided to set up his own atelier in one of the last remaining Victorian artists’ studios in Chelsea.

Each session will be two hours. Pricing is structured for a term of 10 sessions and you can choose whether to join the afternoon or evening classes at the time of booking.

Autumn Term 2018


5th September to 14th November 2018:
Evening classes: 6.00pm – 8.00pm


6th September to 15th November 2018:
Afternoon classes: 4.30pm – 6.30pm

The classes will be held at The London Sketch Club on Dilke St. whilst Cadogan Estate refurbishes Rossetti Studios before Nick and Nicky move back in early 2019.

Maximum number of students per session: 12


£500 per term (ten sessions, two hours per session). please register your interest by emailing Bea at or Emily at


  • Private tuition, one to one (£130 per person per hour)
  • One off, one to one (£130 per person per hour)
  • Weekend sessions can be organised (price will depend on number of students)


Bea at
or Emily at

Tel. 020 7839 2792

Cabaret Nights with Nicky and Nick

Watch these two professional artists paint from life, to music.

Wonderful and entertaining evenings that have proven hugely popular after a very successful launch in 2017. If you would like more information about the cabaret events or wish to hire the artists privately for an event, please contact us at Fine Art Commissions. Tel. 020 7839 2792 or email: