We would like to wish our students a very Merry Christmas and a very creative 2014! Also a very special thank you to Judy Elizabeth Wilson for letting us use her superb Christmas illustration for our festive blog post this year!
Jonathan Cooper has just passed the Illustrating children’s books diploma with distinctions can now be seen on our honours list >> I have added one of Jonathan’s final pieces below along with a close up detail of the illustration. We have been following Jonathan work while he has been on the course, the illustrations that he Continue Reading
Judy Elizabeth Wilson, received her certificate this week for successfully passing the Illustrating Children’s books diploma course with distinctions. Judy recently illustrated ‘The Magic Walnut’ which you can read more about below and view a few illustrations form the book itself. If you are interested in Judy’s work, don’t forget to follow the links below Continue Reading
Here is a beautiful illustration from one of our students studying with Maggy Roberts on the illustrating children’s books diploma. This is for the Row, Row, Row your boat exercise. Superb coloured pencil techniques, wonderful colours used and overall a lovely composition with very cute characters. Well done Melina for a fantastic piece of artwork!
Our Chinese Brush Painting Course tutor, Monika Cilmi, is going to be having a stand at this years Lavenham Christmas Craft Market in Suffolk UK. If any of our readers, or Monikas students are in the area, they are more than welcome to attend and say hi to Monika and see her work. A few Continue Reading
Anneke, a student currently studying on the Pet Portrait Diploma course, has created a wonderful portrait for her vet of her vets dog babis. Here is Annekes story behind the portrait…. ———————————————————– This is Babis, a Kokoni (this is a terrier mix of Crete). I promised Michali for a long time, that I would make Continue Reading
This is a wonderful illustration from one of our students who has passed the Illustrating children’s books course with Distinctions. This illustration was also a finalist for this years London Art College Art competition. We are sure this student will have a very successful career and we wish her the best of luck!
We have two wonderful talented students who have just received distinctions for completing the Illustrating Children’s book course and the follow on course. We hope that the artwork below is inspiring to all of our budding illustrators out there! Congratulations to Christine and Judy.
We have recently updated all of our galleries on our website so pop over and take a look at the new student artwork coming through. London Art College Student Art Gallery >> Here is a brand new image from a very talented student currently working on the Illustrating Children’s book follow on course.
Here we have some more wonderful artwork from another student on the graphic design diploma course. Helena shows some super calligraphy. The graphics course focuses on all manner of essential typographic terminology and layout options, but also includes the opportunity to practise the art of calligraphy. The first piece shows how this student experimented with the Continue Reading
I have some lovely examples of experimentation from a student on the graphics course to share with you. The Illustration study unit encourages students to analyse a broad range of styles and then go on to create their own interpretations. This student has taken the theme of fruit and focused upon retrospective, collage, graphic, realistic, Continue Reading
Hi my name is Celia Carlile and I’ve just been invited to write something here about my new book ‘The Christmas Song‘. In 2010 after some unsuccessful attempts at writing and illustrating children’s picture books I went online to find a course to help me. The illustration course with the London Art College seemed perfect Continue Reading
We have received an email from the Inapub, regarding a competition being held. If any of our students are interested, please contact the Inapub direct. As always the college is not affiliated with this offer, student participate at their own risk. We wish them the best of luck and hope they have a great working experience with it! Continue Reading
We have received an email from the UKCPS, regarding a new exhibition being held. If any of our students are interested, please contact the UKCPS direct. As always the college is not affiliated with this offer, student participate at their own risk. We wish them the best of luck and hope they have a great working experience Continue Reading
We have received an email from Leigh Horbury, regarding illustrating his new book. Leigh has written below, if any of our students are interested, please contact him direct. As always the college is not affiliated with this offer, student participate at their own risk. We wish them the best of luck and hope they have a great working Continue Reading
My name is Margaret Orchard. I am writing this having just learnt that I have won the LAC Competition for 2013. I am absolutely thrilled to have won and would like to congratulate Alexandra for her delightful depiction of her cat “Boris” which was awarded runner-up. Looking at this year’s entries, the standard was amazingly high. It astonishes Continue Reading
Rachel Morrison has just started the Graphic Design Art Diploma course after already completing the Children’s Book Illustration course and currently studying its follow on course too! Vanessa Weaver, the Graphic Design tutor, emailed us a piece of Rachel’s artwork to showcase here on the blog. Vanessa has really enjoyed viewing Rachel’s work, we all agree Continue Reading
An amazing story from one of our Illustrating Children’s books students Jacqui…….. ———————————————- A few years ago I was lucky to be given the London Art College Illustrating Children’s Books course by a good friend. I love working through the course, even if I have been ridiculously slow at it. Yet seeing everyone else’s work Continue Reading
I was really over the moon to receive runner up in the LAC Competition 2013 for “Boris my Bengal” My name is Alexandra, and I live in Maidstone, Kent. I have been married to Alan, a forestry consultant, for 33 yrs and have a daughter, Lisa, and two grandsons. I have 3 cats, one Persian Continue Reading
We would like to announce this years winners for the London Art College Competition 2013… Winner – Margaret Orchard – Purple Moment. Runner up – Alexandra Riley – Boris my Bengal. We would like to officially congratulate both students on creating two superb pieces of artwork. Both pieces are at a very high standard and Continue Reading