Cathy’s Story…..

We asked if Cathy would write about her Polar Bear painting for our college news blog and we were thrilled to receive Cathys text below. I hope that you find it inspiring and also enjoy the Polar Bear painting too, see if you can see the fish! ———————————————————————————- By Cathy Heritage (Pet Portraits Diploma D5) I was delighted […]

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London Art College Winners story….

Sara Wendy Olivia, who is currently studying the portraiture course, came second in our Annual London Art Competition.  Sara Wendy has very kindly sent us some wonderful photos, text and a link to a You Tube video of her exhibition to explain a little about her painting, the background behind it and how it all came about. Sara Wendy also has […]

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Drawing and Painting Diploma student….

Drawing and Painting Diploma Student Evelyn, chats about two pieces of her work below. We hope that you enjoy reading and viewing Evelyn’s artwork! The Tile One of my course assignments was to make a small painting in acrylic, gouache or oil in which I’d experiment with style. The syllabus had traveled through various art […]

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Announcing the London Art College 2011 Competition Winners….

Congratulations to the winner and runner up of the 2011 London Art College Competition. We will be adding more information about the winners over the coming weeks so please check back to our news blog to read about how the students created the artwork and the stories behind the images. To view all of the entries and […]

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How I got some free publicity by Louise Charles Saarikoski

How I got some free publicity Written / Artwork by Louise Charles Saarikoski http://louisecharles-saarikoski.com/ Melanie asked if I would write about how I managed to get a paragraph and links to my website and paintings in Helsinki Zoo’s monthly e-newsletter. Here is the story: I completed the Pet Portraiture Diploma with the LAC this autumn. […]

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Celia Carlile – runner up in Children’s Book Illustration Competition.

We recently posted details of a competition to find an illustrator for a forthcoming children’s book, ‘Momo and the Totobrats’. The runner up to this competition is one of our London Art College students Mrs Celia Carlile and we have added a photo of her with her artwork below. Celia lives with her husband in […]

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Painting and Drawing Tutor Required

We have a vacancy for a Painting and Drawing Distance Learning Course tutor for the Beginners’ Drawing (B1), Beginners’ Painting (B2) and Drawing and Painting Diploma (D1) courses. If you are interested please read the information below. ================================================= We have a part time vacancy for a suitable person to help the many new students taking […]

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Blog post from one of our children’s illustration students…

Blog post by Julie Mulholland who is currently studying Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with Maggy Roberts I was thrilled with the comments Maggy made about my work and also for asking for it to be used on the website. I was doubly thrilled when Melanie asked me to write this blog. So please read my […]

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Children’s Book Circle

We have received this email and thought it would be of interest to our students. My name is Sarah and I’m a committee member of the Children’s Book Circle. The CBC www.childrensbookcircle.org.uk are a voluntary group who put on events based on raising awareness of the importance of children’s books, and we’re hosting an event about the importance of design and […]

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Success for Illustrating Children’s Books Student…

We have recieved a wonderful email from a studnet who recently received her Diploma for sucessfully compleating the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma course. Gay entered into an Australian competition and has won a prize for her illustrations and she has written to us explaining a little about the competition below. I hope that our current […]

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Diploma Special Offer!

Diploma Special Offer for a limited time only.  All diplomas are now £295 for UK students and £320 for all overseas students. The special offer is for web orders only and will only be available for a limited time. Order your course today and start your creative journey….! View our prices pages for details – Diploma Special Offer >> 

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OnlineLifeDrawing.com – Reference photos 360°!

Experience the next best thing to drawing from life, online!! With a website that provides a 360°visual reference for figurative drawing. Giving artists an alternative solution to uninstructed life drawing sessions. Why not give them a visit here and experiance their free demo. www.OnlineLifeDrawing.com  London Art College student’s receive a 15% discount when subscribing. Please visit […]

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Two London Art College Students Meet!

This is a wonderful article written by two of our London Art College overseas students who met up in Sri Lanka. Read the article and view the wonderful photos below. Inspiring! If you have met up with another student from the college, please do get in touch and tell us your story! ======================================================== Hemal: Our company, Forbes India […]

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‘Time After Time’ – A Book Cover Design For A Science Fiction Novel

‘Time After Time’ – A Book Cover Design For A Science Fiction Novel  Written by Deepthi – Graphic Design Student. This assignment was what is known as an ‘open brief’. Apart from the book’s title and the author’s name, the only information we were given was a very limited outline of the story. It was […]

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