A wonderful study today from student Alex Hughes who is currently studying the Chinese brush painting course. We love Alex’s watercolour techniques and the paper texture works beautifully with the brush strokes – superb piece Alex.
An amazing and very intense piece by student Anne Boland who is studying on the portraiture painting course. Anne has painted this portrait in such a way that we immediately engage with the subjects eyes, its beautifully painted with wonderful skin tones. Congratulations to Anne for a superb painting.
Amelia Whiffin who studied on the Coloured Pencil course completed this superb drawing of her cat Amber. The colours and depth of tones here are superb, congratulations Amelia on a beautiful piece. In general it can be tricky to create deep tones using coloured pencil and a lot of artists try not to use black at Continue Reading
Natalia Romankova has just received a Distinction for passing the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course with flying colours. Here is one of Natalia’s illustrations which we think is wonderful! We hope you enjoy viewing it too!
We have received a wonderful email from student Judy Elizabeth Wilson about her beautiful illustrations in a new book that’s being sold for Cancer Research. Contact details are below if anyone would like to order. —————————————- A Christmas Journey is a children’s book I recently illustrated. The story is by Donald Hastings. Donald’s daughter Kerry Continue Reading
Linda Brughera from Madrid, studied with Julie Douglas on the Coloured Pencil Course. Linda has very kindly emailed us her two favourite pieces from the course and written a little about them below. We think that Linda’s artwork is absolutely fabulous and her coloured pencil techniques are superb! We wish Linda all the best in her Continue Reading
Designing one of the official Private Eye Christmas Cards has for many years been one of the most coveted jobs for Britain’s Top Cartoonists, and this year one of the artists chosen is our very own John Byrne, tutor of our Cartoon, Sci Fi and Children’s Courses The cards are available as part of the Continue Reading
We have just received this wonderful email and artwork from Joanne Taylor who completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma. It has been lovely hearing from Joanne again and we are thrilled that she is doing so well. We hope our students enjoy viewing Joanne’s artwork below. —————————————————– I just wanted to send you this email Continue Reading