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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.

Education:

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

She is also involved with :

Supper in a Pear Tree – pop-up life drawing & supper club run by sisters Annabel & Charlotte Partridge

Betty Frankenstein’s Drawing Room at Wilderness Festival & Secret Cinema

‘Draw with Bella’ at Brainchild Festival

She runs life drawing hen parties, office events & classes at private parties

image1¬†Charlotte’s 28th birthday party in Islington