This is a very unusual piece from a current coloured pencil student and I feel they have really created something special here. I hope you find it inspiring.
This really caught my eye and I felt it needed to be showcased here, the clouds are lovely and the colours used are excellent. I hope this is an inspirational piece for our budding landscape artists!
Here we have a very bight and sunny drawing of a hotel in coloured pencil by a student who is studying the Drawing and Painting Diploma.Buildings can be excellent subjects to depict and perspective, light and shadows will always come into play to test a student skills.
Trees have to be one of the most difficult subjects to draw and paint and here we have an excellent example in coloured pencil. This is a great example to other students showing one way of creating textures, three dimensional form and pencil technique.
This piece of artwork really caught my eye as the more I looked, the more I noticed within the scene. The painting depicts an artist painting a portrait of a seated man and we are observing what is happening, and at the same time artist is interacting with us by looking at us rather than Continue Reading
This is a piece of artwork from one of our Graphic design students, the colours and textures created here are superb and the overall feel and look of the piece has a lot of impact. I hope it inspires our graphic design students!
This is a beautiful painting in watercolour submitted by one of our students for the Botanical Illustration course. Excellent colour use here.
This painting is from one of my own pet portrait students and I absolutely love this piece. There is a very 2 dimensional feel to the background which gives it a very contemporary feel and with the puppy coming out of the painting at us, we are greeted by a lovely happy face. This piece Continue Reading
These are two lovely pieces designed by one of our graphic design students. Its great to see traditional mediums being used for the design process and the students use of coloured pencil here is excellent.
This drawing caught my eye from the students artwork this week, I love this students use of dark tones and highlights. She has a real eye for good tonal ranges and very strong drawing. A superb still life drawing.
This is a piece of wonderful artwork from a recent student Roger Ramsden who passed his portraiture course with flying colours. His use of colour and ink in this drawing is superb and we wish him well with his future portraits.
Andrea has recently had her first exhibition of her work and she was kind enough take take some photos and write some text about her experiences below. We are thrilled for her and hope this is first of many! Bank Holiday Monday (May 3 2010) I did my first ever exhibition and thought you might Continue Reading
We are absolutely thrilled to hear Debi won the Children’s Illustration competition to illustrate the book ‘Henry Talks to God’ The winning illustration and Debis reaction is below. We wish her every success with this book – the first of many we hope, and we look forward to seeing a copy if it when it Continue Reading