Atsrid’s been busy after completing her sci fi & fantasy course….

One of our students who has recently completed the the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Certificate, has emailed us an update as to how shes getting on now she has completed her course. it sounds as though she is doing very well and we hope you enjoy viewing Astrids websites, blogs and exhibition work below. ————————————————————————————————– Since Continue Reading


Maggy asked Sara, a student currently studying on the Illustrating Children’s Books illustration diploma, if she would email me a copy of one of her wonderful pieces of artwork for the college news blog. Sara has very kindly written about herself and the artwork below. ———————————————————————————– Sara Wyche – violinist and former veterinarian. Leicester born and bred, but now living in rural Argyll, Continue Reading

From Concept to Completion – Woodpecker in Pastels

One of my Pet Portraits students has completed their course and passed with distinctions and you can find a detail of the painting below on the honours list page. I asked Lisa if she would be able to write a little about the Woodpecker painting and how it came about, i hope you enjoy her story of the painting from concept to Continue Reading

Fallen – Graphic Novel Article By Ian Emerson

Ian Emerson has recently completed our graphic design diploma course with Vanessa Weaver and mentioned to Vanessa that he had been involved in a wonderful project with the ‘Living Memory Association’. Read and view Ian’s story below along with viewing his work. Inspiring!! —————————————- My boyhood passion for comics has never really gone away and a lot Continue Reading

Pet Portrait Students artwork of Chef Athos….

One of my pet portraits students sent a wonderful piece of artwork through to me this week to be critiqued. The brief was to create a surreal portrait and Barbara has created a fabulous portrait of her cat Chef Athos. Such a lovely story behind it too, I asked Barbara if she would like to write about it for the Continue Reading