Art students carry on at the City and Guilds art school in London despite effects of the Blitz.
Paris in London - art school.
M/S of a blitzed building. M/S of the City and Guilds art school in Kennington. Interior shots of the young people studying calligraphy. A boy lifts up a bit of stone from the ruins of a building outside and and brings it in for the sculptors to use. A young woman starts chiselling the piece, she is working on redesigning buildings for when they are rebuilt after the war. Another female artist copies a statue of a woman. Various shots of more stone studies. Various shots of students painting a naked young woman in life drawing class (she is modestly covered by their canvases!) An artist paints a portrait of himself via a mirror. C/U of the finished painting.