Student passed with Distinction!

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

Illustration Competition – Design a Logo

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

Graphic Design Student…..

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

Nicola Cooper – Winner of World Photography Organisation

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

Calling all Photographers

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

Botanical Gallery Updated

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

Children’s Illustration Easter post

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!