Try making a painting inspired by words like Summer Exhibition 2021 artist Patrick Moses.
Get to know the inspiring artists of tomorrow as we take a look around this year’s Young Artists’ Summer Show.
Join Emyr Williams for a workshop in how to create your own abstract drawings
Join artist Jake Garfield for this fun and informal life drawing session
Experiment with making miniature architectural models using just toothpicks and plasticine.
Discover repetition and transformation in this workshop with Elinor Stanley
Join Laxmi Hussain for a guided workshop in drawing botanics
Learn all about anatomy drawing with our online Saturday Sketch Club
Have a go at making your own paint with eggs, make-up, spices and chalk.
Join us for a class in collage with artist Sahra Hersi – all you need is paper, glue and scissors
Take a lesson in life drawing from Andy Pankhurst in week two of our online Saturday Sketch Club
Catch up on the first of our online Saturday Sketch Clubs, focusing on still life drawing with Mark Hampson
Learn how to make your own paper from scratch using a photo frame, a pair of old tights and scrap paper.
Follow these instructions to create your own light installation at home, using a simple DIY projector.
Two legs good, four legs better? Grab your pencils and sketch this tiny pony in two short poses from our 2019 event #LifeDrawingLive: the anatomy class.
Make your own unique and colourful prints using felt-tip pens and an old baking dish.
In 2018, we hosted the world’s first-ever livestreamed life drawing class from the Royal Academy’s famous Life Room, #LifeDrawingLive. Grab a pencil and have a crack at each pose by life model Andrew Crayford.
Try these two simple techniques and experiment with using chalk to make colourful abstract prints.
Follow these instructions to design your own puppets and put on a play in a cardboard theatre.
There’s no right way to be creative – but leading artists and architects have plenty of tips to get you started. We revisited some of our most popular interviews to share creative wisdom from Antony Gormley, our President Rebecca Salter, Lubaina Himid and many more.
As museums and galleries reopen, Antony Gormley reflects on a revelatory three months in lockdown – and a cultural shift that could change the arts for the better.
Follow these simple instructions to make a mini loom and have a go at weaving with recycled plastic bags.
The centuries-old techniques of woodcut and wood engraving are alive and well today, holding an enduring appeal for contemporary artists. But what are these processes and what is the difference? Fiona Maddocks investigates.
Smartphones and tablets are becoming canvases for creativity, thanks to new apps. Charlotte Mullins tries some out with her family.
Think you know watercolour? Think again. Join Christopher Le Brun PPRA in his London studio as he debunks some of the myths about this versatile medium and its possibilities.
Marking a solo show at White Cube Hong Kong, RA Schools alumnus Eddie Peake spoke to us about football, finding himself and “ferocious attention seeking.”
The RA Schools’ Head of Sculpture and Printmaking led a life-drawing masterclass as part of our first Friends week. Here he shares five key pieces of advice.
In an extract from his new book, the Royal Academician who nurtured talents including Gary Hume, Sarah Lucas and Damien Hirst offers his insights into how to get on in art and the art world.