College tutor Spencer Hill and his partner Vicky Oakey have produced a cartoon collection centred around horses. The book is entitled ‘Cartoons from the horses mouth’ and will be published next month by Quiller Publishing under their equine imprint Kenilworth Press. The book contains over a hundred colour cartoons describing the experiences of horses from Continue Reading
Giana Cochrane completed our Illustration Children’s books Diploma course with Maggy Roberts and is now doing the 52 week challenge on Facebook, along with lots of out other students. Why not find out about it yourself here – and read about Giana’s work below. 52 week Challenge blog >> Facebook Group >> ————————————————————— My name is Giana Continue Reading
Hello! I am a student doing the Diploma of Children’s illustration. I’m also participating in the 52-week illustration challenge, and have found it a great way to experiment and view fantastic levels and styles of artwork. 53-week Challenge has been running for a year and is now going into its second year… I’ve been fortunate Continue Reading
Keziah Herbert is currently studying with Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s book diploma course and has written about her experiences and work below. We are thrilled Keziah is doing so well and wish her all the best for her future pieces! ——————————————— I am training to be a Children’s Book and freelance Illustrator, and Continue Reading
Eszter Tucker has just received a distinction for passing the Graphic Design in Art Diploma course and the poster that Eszter has created below is just simply exquisite. We are sure that Eszter will go a long way and has a very successful career ahead of her. Congratulations!
Jelena Udre has just completed the photography diploma course with Rona Cox and has received a distinction for her very creative and wonderful photography. Congratulations Jelena, we wish you all the best in your photography career.
A wonderful recent illustration by student Gabriella Streat who is studying with Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s book Diploma.
A wonderful coloured pencil drawing by student Sue Sharrock, we love the use of a limited pallet here here combined with the different textures in the object – superb!
A wonderful post from Eleanor Patrick who is on her third course with the London Art College. Read on and View Eleanor’s work to find out more…….. ————————— I enrolled on the Digital Illustration course when I was still working through the Children’s Book Illustration diploma. The reason was that I was using a digital app (Inkpad Continue Reading
A lovely watercolour from student Koay Sim Bee who is studying on the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course.
Jenny Gideonsson, who is studying the illustrating Children’s books Diploma Course, has submitted the most wonderful illustration for one of her assignments. I asked if Jenny would write about her illustration and she has very kindly done so below. Thank you so much Jenny and we wish you the best of luck with your next assignment – Continue Reading
Deepthi Horagoda has very kindly written about her brand new website and facebook page she has recently set up, along with screen captures of both sites below. We hope that Deepthi’s experiences will help other students understand a little about the process of setting up a website and Facebook page to promote their own work. We wish Deepthi Continue Reading
Linda Bowles has just completed the Pet Portrait Diploma Course with Distinctions and we wish her the best of luck in her future business as a pet portrait artist. Congratulations Linda!
Welcome to our Brand New Cartooning Competition – First prices is £50 Amazon Voucher Lac Cartooning tutor John Byrne says ”One of my favourite things about reviewing students’ work on the cartoon course is marvelling at the endlessly clever variations students come up with based on the Humpty Dumpty exercise. With that in mind, I thought Continue Reading
Dawn Treacher has very kindly shared her challenges from the Illustration Challenge Facebook group. Let us know if you are contributing to the challenges, we would love to blog them here! ————————————— I completed the Diploma in Children’s Book illustration with Maggy Roberts last year and am now studying the Children’s Illustration following on course. Continue Reading
Have any of our students experimented with pen and ink for illustrations? Gina Lorena Maldonado, who is studying on the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma course has created a wonderful pen and ink study here. The textures she has created are superb and we look forward to seeing more from her.
Linda Carter is just in the process of completing her Cartooning Diploma With John Byrne. Linda has recently set up some Facebook pages and a website for her work and we asked if it would be possible for Linda to write about her work for our blog sending along a few examples. We are thrilled Continue Reading
London Art College are delighted to announce the availability of a new course; Illustration Diploma Course. Taught by college tutor Spencer Hill, this new diploma will teach students how to create art to accompany words and concepts otherwise known as illustrations. How would you draw an emotion? How would you respond to a brief from an Continue Reading