Girling, Sheila (4 of 13). National Life Stories: Artists' Lives
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Interviewee's studio, London
Girling, Sheila, 1924-2015 (speaker, female)
Westley, Hester (speaker, female)
Part 4: [00:09:41] SG’s single-minded ambition to paint; support of tutor, Stubington. Description of drawing exam at end of academic year. [0:02:38] Importance of sketchbooks; SG’s opinion of her student artwork. [0:04:13] SG’s time in Painting Department; description of SG’s lauded mural painting and exam piece. Significance of contemporary and historical artists; history of art component.