I’m Jan (Jan Nesbitt) and I’m tutoring the Watercolour Course again and making some hopefully exciting additions and changes in the form of new thinking, new writing with useful information, and exchanging existing examples of my work in the course with my most recent paintings. I’ll be talking about fresh techniques I’ve discovered and passing Continue Reading
The London Art college have been presented an award by Reflect Magazine. Highlighting the College’s services to education, Reflect have awarded us a Certificate of Recognition for Creative Development and the article can be seen below. If you click on it, it will open in a new tab so that you can read the article. An interesting read!
I am so pleased to be able to add this image to the London Art Colleges blog as this has to be one of my favourite images I have seen for a long time from one of our students. First of all you have the concept – the text, the heart, the composition and then you have the excellently painted Continue Reading
There are so many fantastic pieces of artwork coming through the college at the moment and this one is now exception. This is an absolutely wonderful life drawing study by one of our students and I think they should be extremely pleased with this.
What can we say about this apart from a truly superb study of a Cheetah in coloured pencil – terrific!
This drawing is from one of our students studying the Drawing for Children courses and the students are often asked to draw their games console or similar. The challenge is so that the young artist can have the opportunity to draw something shiny to see if they can depict the different textures needed to give a shiny illusion to the object Continue Reading
This is another lovely piece of work from one of our students and the overall colour scheme to this piece really catches your eye – all using blues and yellows. The shapes are very important in this piece along with the strong light and shadows. An excellent pastel piece.
This painting has been completed by a watercolour student and they have used their colours well, almost a limited pallet and it really gives a lovely fresh feel to the scene. Their use of watercolour washes are great in the background, I hope this inspired everyone to pick up their brushes!
Often the most interesting things to draw are old, broken, scrap objects. They can prove to be very interesting with their rusty textures, shadows and shapes. This is no exception, a student has drawn an old rusty car and rendered it in coloured pencil. Excellent job.