Painting Music Live with pianist David Steinberg / Online Session

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021
  • 7:00 PM  9:00 PM on ZOOM – BOOK HERE

David will be playing a variety of music genres on his mini grand piano for us to respond to, with a focus on intuitive mark making and translating instrumental layers into a visual language.

Estelle will introduce the session by talking about the relationship between art and music and its significance in art history referencing paintings including those by Kandinsky, Sickert’s ‘Tipperary’, Whistler’s  ‘Nocturns’,  Klee’s ‘Polyphony’,  Mondrian’s ‘Broadway Boogie Woogie’ and Matisse’s ‘Jazz Suite’.

The Format

The session takes place on Zoom. We open with a series of quick warm up exercises with music of different tempos before moving on to longer pieces of a variety of genres, rhythms and styles.

The session includes a short 10 minute break and closes with an opportunity to share your work and ask Estelle any questions you may have.

Upon booking you will receive an email receipt. Instructions of how to join us on the evening will be emailed to you in the week before the class and a reminder will be sent 2 hours before we start. Please ensure you have Zoom installed, arrive at 6.50pm for a prompt 7pm start and have your camera turned on.

Recording, photographing and screen grabbing are strictly forbidden.

Materials Guide

We would suggest bringing basic drawing materials including sheets of paper and/or a sketchbook, pencils, charcoal, pastels, paints or inks but please feel free to use any mediums you choose.


2 hours

UK: 7 – 9pm

Paris: 8 – 10pm

Barcelona: 8 – 10pm

Rome: 8 – 10pm

Berlin: 8 – 10pm

New York: 2 – 4pm

Constable’s Hampstead Walk and Talk Tour

Walk in Constable’s footsteps, see where he lived, worked & painted his great iconic landscape masterpieces on Hampstead Heath & around NW3

About this event

‘Constable’s Hampstead’ Walk & Talk Tour with art historian and art critic Estelle Lovatt FRSA.

In anticipation of the forthcoming Royal Academy ‘Late Constable’ exhibition (30 October 2021 – 18 February 2022).

Walk in Constable’s footsteps to see where he lived, worked and painted his great iconic landscape masterpieces on the Heath, Hampstead, and around the NW3 London village, finishing at his family tomb in the church.

Estelle speaks to you, describing the story of Constable’s life, his parents, family, wife and children. His dislike of Turner and relationship with the Royal Academy. Painting ‘en plein air’ and ‘alla prima’, British Romanticism, Dutch Golden Age influences, inspiring future French Impressionism. Bringing alive everything you wanted to know about Constable, and how he painted nature, the best clouds, rays of sunshine & double rainbows in art history.

And if you want to draw where Constable sketched, bring your sketch pad and pencil!

This is a 2-hour walk.

This walk finishes in Hampstead Village.


Whitestone Pond

Whitestone Walk