Vicki, who has just completed the Illustrating Children’s books course, has received her final grade and passed with Distinctions. I asked Vicki if she would write a little about her final piece which I have added below. We would like to wish Vicki the best of luck in her future career as an illustrator, we are sure that she will be successful! Vicki said “I began with line Continue Reading
We have received information about the following competition. This competition is not only suited to our illustrating children’s book students, but I’m sure our graphic design students would be interested too. As always we are not affiliated with this competition in any way. If you enter and win – let us know!——————————————————————- Illustration Competition – Design a Logo for the federation of Children’s Book Festival of Children’s Literature The Federation of Continue Reading
One of our graphic design students has passed her course with flying colours and has been awarded a distinction. Vanessa Weaver, who tutors the Graphic Design Diploma course has sent me some of Christine’s work for the website and you can see two of her pieces below. We featured Christine’s work on our blog recently, if our readers remember, she designed some wonderful packaging for tea. We Continue Reading
Jenna Whyte completed the Sci Fi Fantasy course a few years ago and has emailed us to let us know she has just released a new book called ‘The Illustrated Guide to the Elements’. Jenna Said – “The Illustrated Guide to the Elements: Volume I’ is a Sherlock Holmes “case book” style investigation that contains Continue Reading
Congratulations to one of our photography students, Nicola Cooper is a winner! Here’s the text from her newspaper article… ———————————————————————— A FORMER quiz show hostess who gave up her TV career to move to rural Wales has won a national photography competition with a picture taken only months after she was given a camera. Nicola Cooper’s shot was judged Continue Reading
We have received information about a new photography competition. Please remember we are not affiliated with them in any way. If you enter, why not email us your entry so we can showcase it on our blog. If you win…let us know! ———————————————————————————————- PhotoVoice are inviting photo submissions into our online fundraising event – WILD photography competition and print Continue Reading
A student who is currently studying on the Botanical Course tutored by Sandrine Maugy, has emailed me her most recent work to add to the Student gallery, which I updated today. Sue’s illustrations are beautiful and you can see one of them below, along with two other versions of her daffodil in the Botanical Student Gallery. We are really looking forward to seeing Sue Continue Reading
We have just updated our Chinese Brush Painting Gallery with lots of lovely new student artwork, one of which is below. Monika Cilmi, the tutor for the course emailed me some lovely pieces of artwork and this one really stood out for me so I felt it had to be showcased on our blog. This piece is just superb! if you Continue Reading
This is a piece of work from one of our students studying on the Children’s Drawing course. Catrin has now completed her course and her final piece is below. She was asked to illustrate a poem written by Fred Starr and we think she has done a superb job. Do we have any young artists reading our art blog? Why Continue Reading
We have received information above the 3×3 picture show competition for our illustration students to enter. Please note we are not affiliated with this competition in any way. 3×3 Picture Book Show – Deadline: May 3, 2013 Information about the competition here >> Visit our website here – 3x3mag 3×3 magazine is entering its tenth year judging the Continue Reading
I am sure that this wonderful illustration will put a smile on everyone’s faces today. A student completed it for the Children’s Illustration Course Diploma and it caught my eye, so colourful and rich.
We are pleased to announce we have a new tutor on the D1 Drawing and Painting Diploma course – Paul Weaver. He will be sharing students with Alan Dedman who also tutors for this course. Paul Weaver is a superb artist and has years of experience in teaching, demonstrating and running workshops. You can see Continue Reading
Having posted an Easter post yesterday with ‘happy’ Easter illustrations, Robert, a student who is currently studying the children’s illustration course was prompted to email me his version of Humpty Dumpty. Robert said…”Seen the lovely pics on the blog, but not all eggs fare so well in children’s verse!” How true this is Robert and thank you for sending us this fabulous illustration. Superb!