Warner Cooke was a student at Kingston in the 1930s, taught by A.E. Poulter, Gus Lunn and Harold Wilson Parker, amongst others. Specialising as a painter, included below are some of the pieces from his student portfolio. They demonstrate the significance given to life drawing, still life and other traditional techniques in the art school in the interwar period. Warner Cooke is represented in the collections of Kingston University Special Collections. All images courtesy of Sally and Simon Dray.