Bella was born at the Garden Hospital in Hendon in 1989.
A tiny baby brought into the world at a hospital evoking
thoughts of flowers & colours just had to be artist.
She began drawing the moment she could hold a pencil in her
left hand & has barely put it down ever since.
Foundation year at City & Guilds of London Art School
Sociology & History of Art at Durham University
One year of Foundation degree in
Commercial Photography at Newcastle College
Bella loves (drawing) naked people
Life Drawing Education:
At 14 years old she was taken under the wing of Royal College of Art tutor Dilip Sur
Life drawing course at the magical studio of Joy Fleischmann – widow of the late sculptor Arthur Fleischmann
3 hour evening classes twice a week at the
Portobello Drawing Academy run by artist Ron Best
City & Guilds of London Art School full day life drawing classes
Two week introduction to the sight-size technique at
Charles Cecil Art School in Florence
In 2010 Bella starting running her own
Sunday afternoon life drawing & lunch group at her family home in Notting Hill for friends