We asked Julie Mulholland if she would like to write a little about herself and her artwork and this is a very inspirational piece and a ‘must read’! Thank you Julie, for sharing it with us. ABOUT ME – by Julie Mulholland How thrilled I was to be asked to write a piece on my final Continue Reading
By Jan Wearmouth I’m a student on the children’s illustration course, and I’m loving it. I started because I hope to write and illustrate my own children’s book, even though my baby grandson may be the only one to read it one day. However it’s such fun it’s worth doing just for the enjoyment. There’s Continue Reading
Nick Beall who runs the portraiture course showed me this wonderful piece of work a student created and we felt it should be posted on the blog for all of our students to see. The student has created some subtle skin tones, lovely watercolour washes in the background which works very well with the models Continue Reading
This is a piece of work that Maggy, our childrens illustration tutor, alerted me to. She was particuarly thrilled with this piece and so I thought it was definitely blogworthy! I love the wet in wet watercolour washes behind and the cut-out tree really stands off the background. The daffodils give us the promise of spring on this Continue Reading
Here is a wonderful piece of work from one of my own students, a tiger in pastels. I have to give top marks to this student for creating wonderful soft fur and rich tones and colours. I hope that you find this inspiring, give pastels a try yourself!