We have received this wonderful write up and artwork from student Hazel Morley’s final set of work on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with Maggy. We hope our students enjoy the read and find it inspiring! ————————————- I am a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, normally working between a private academy in Continue Reading
Ryan Ball is studying with Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma and has got letting us know about his latest project….. ———————————————— I am currently studying the Children’s illustration course with Maggy Roberts and am close to completing the course. Originally from the UK as a teacher working in Kuala Lumpur, all illustration Continue Reading
Anthony Zaza is studying with Vanessa Weaver on the Graphic Design in Art Diploma Course and created a series of pen and ink drawings as part of his studies. Excellent use of line to convey movement!
This wonderful illustration was created by student Alison Smallwood. You might remember this illustration as we used it on the 2014 London Art College competition poster! We just love the look on the cows face, swinging on the vine with his little friend the bird, having lots of fun!
Alena Poracova has created the most beautiful drawings of hands as part of one of her study units for the Drawing and Painting Diploma. We absolutely love the delicate lines and tones she has created within her studies – superb work!
This is one of our favourite coloured pencil drawings in the recent weeks and its by student Amelia Whiffin which is studying on the coloured pencil certificate course. We love the colours and textures Amelia has created in the stonework and we are being drawn down the narrow path looking out to the open country side.
Colour Awareness course student Alison Robson created this beautiful piece below. The colours used are wonderful allowing the light to emanate from the figures within the painting. Alison has used layering techniques within her piece which not only adds interest and texture but creates variations in tone and colour too.
Alex Hughes has created a very bold study piece here for his Chinese brush painting course. We love the natural colour pallet used and the textures created.
Student John Kelly has create three wonderful contemporary cartoons…which we will leave you to read. Superb!!
Julia Gardiner has been experimenting here with peppers and chillies for her botanical course. One tip we do have for students when photographing their artwork and thats to stand directly above it with their camera. Often you can plant your feet either side and look directly down. If you have a camera with a strap, pop the Continue Reading
This is a fabulous photo of student Huda Pern’s sketchbook. Huda is currently studying the painting course and has created some wonderful studies and is experimenting with colours here. We hope that you are all enjoying working in your own sketchbooks. They are superb for experimenting with!
Alka Sikka is studying on the beginners drawing course. We loved the vibrancy of Alka’s pencil lines and shading in this piece and their collection of fruit and veg are extremely dynamic!
We would like to wish all of our students a very Happy New Year and all the best for their artwork for 2015! This wonderful painting is by student Dana Mallon who recently received a distinction for completing the Pet Portraits Diploma Course.