We are now accepting entries to the Penguin Design Award, Puffin Children’s Prize and Penguin Adult Prize. To submit your entry please go to www.penguindesignentries.co.uk The closing date for the competition is 5pm on Friday 15th April. For full details of the award please go to www.penguindesignaward.co.uk Good luck!
The United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society celebrates its tenth anniversary with a major event from 19th September to 1st October 2011. ‘A Celebration of Creative Art’ will include the 10th UKCPS Open International Exhibition (of pure coloured pencil work) a new UKCPS Mixed Media Exhibition (predominant media = coloured pencil) Coloured pencil workshops daily (pre-booking Continue Reading
Recipes From The Cookery Book Of The Last Kandyan Dynasty One of our Graphic Design students has been working on a fantastic project to help collate a cookery book from old manuscripts used by the last Royal Dynasty in Sri Lanka. From gathering all the information, translations, designing, organising to the final product which you can see images Continue Reading
This is a superb study of a tree in coloured pencil, one of our students completed this for their course and Julie Douglas, the coloured pencil tutor, was thrilled with the rendering, the colours and the use of the pencil itself.
One of my students on the Children’s Drawing Course sent their work in for me to assess and I was thrilled with this still life drawing of perfume spray bottles. Can you see how cleverly this young artist has created the shine on the side of the bottles using light and shade? This is an Continue Reading
Maggy, the tutor for the Children book Illustration course, alerted me to this wonderful piece from a student who has illustrated Fiery Fred very successfully. I hope you all like it too!