Best Art Classes In London

Whether you're a beginner scoping out a new hobby, want to level up your skills or just fancy a unique night out with pals, the capital is the place to be to unleash your creative side. But where do you go? From thumping paint and sip parties to relaxing life drawing sessions, here are all the fun art classes in London that should be on your radar.

Last updated on 12th September 2022

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Steering away from classic practices, Neon Naked Life Drawing Classes in London are exactly what it says on the tin. You'll experiment with texture, light and colour, trying out a range of different techniques, to draw your living models who are covered in fluorescent UV lights.

The Exhibit

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Headed up by professional artist Dan Whiteson, this life drawing session at Balham's Exhibit is one of the best evening art classes in London. Expect great music, tipples aplenty and an informal approach that'll help you step out of your comfort zone and create something totally unique.

@ Art Social Club on Various dates from Tuesday 4th October 2022

If you're in search of fun classes for adults, this painting workshop at Art Social Club is just what you need. Over at the quirky London Bridge studio, you're sure to unleash your inner Picasso, with guided teachings, encouraged experimentation and BYOB drinks on the cards.

Thirsty Painter

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Whether you're looking for an alternative night out or just fancy trying out a new hobby, Thirsty Painter's fun events have got you covered. Unwind and relax while you discover different artistic processes and enjoy tasty tipples in fabulous company.


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Hitting up cool locations across the city, Paintvine is inviting you to join them for a creative (and boozy) session, whether it's sculpting at Brixton's Hope and Anchor or painting at Tower Hill's Traitors Gate Pub. Ideal for pros and newbies alike, these classes are not to be missed.

Paint a Pic London

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For those of you who fancy trying out painting classes in London, you can find unique events at The Horatia, The Oliver Conquest and more thanks to Paint A Pic. Each tutorial will be devoted to recreating a gorgeous piece of art step by step, with drinks available to buy throughout.

Heading to some of London's favourite haunts, Party n Paint combines the two for one helluva night out. While you put brush to paper, a DJ will be thumping out bangers, which you can enjoy alongside plenty of vodka shots. And if you're lucky, you may even be able to bag some cracking prizes.