Kate Grinsell has created the most stunning illustration for the Sci Fi Fantasy course. We are thrilled that Kate has been enjoying the course with our lovely Tutor John Byrne and we are looking forward to seeing more form her soon.
My name is Catriona Jennings and I’m a student on the photography course, my second course with London Art College. I did the children’s illustration a few years ago. I signed up for the photography course just before Christmas. One of the reasons I chose this particular course was that I really enjoyed the forum and Continue Reading
Ann Edward is studying on our Pastels course and this is a superb preliminary study in monochrome using only black, grey and white pastels. Creating preliminary studies like this in greyscale can really help students understand the depth of tones within the scene without having to worry about colour. The final drawing or painting is always Continue Reading
A very colourful collage today from student Karen Logan who is studying with Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. If any of our students would like to see their own artwork posted here on our blog, drop us a line.
Did you know we have a student forum? All students can join and participate for free! Its called The Common Room and we would love to see you there. You can even login with your Facebook and twitter account of you have one! We are a friendly group and look forward to hearing from you Continue Reading
I recently helped Geraldine Suggett with a few problems she was having with uploading her artwork to The Art Room. Geraldine emailed me her work and I was so impressed I asked if she would be able to write something about them for our college news blog. Geraldine has written a wonderful piece and woudl like Continue Reading
Our Botanical tutor Gaynor Dickeson is organising a Norway painting holiday. All of the details are below and don’t hesitate to contact Gaynor for details. Visit Gaynors Blog here Botanical Painting Holiday This botanical art workshop holiday is intended for people with all levels of experience, as long as they are interested in plants. Last year, Continue Reading
When former LAC student, Julie Ann Maguire graduated on the Coloured Pencil certificate course last year, she had a string of CP drawings appear as exhibits in Birmingham, Nottingham and Somerset. Continuing to flourish this year, she has a portrait of “Girl with a Jack Wills Bag” which has been accepted for an exhibition at the London Menier Gallery between Continue Reading
Initially I completed the Illustrating Children’s Books diploma course with Maggy Roberts and achieved a distinction which was great and it gave me the confidence to enrol on the follow on course, which I have now just completed. The aim of the follow on course was to write and compile a children’s picture book concept Continue Reading
I think this has to be the most illustrative house assignments we have received in a long time. We are loving the colours and attention to detail here, there is a lot to see and find within Pamela Zwickert’s house assignments piece. We could easily see it being created in a children’s book!
Another superb collage piece, this time from Diana Leighton, who is studying on the Illustrating Children’s books diploma course with Maggy Roberts. We love the adorable ducks and feel this would be a complete hit in a children’s book. Diana Leighton
Maureen Davenport is studying the Watercolour Diploma Course with Jan Nesbitt and created this beautiful windswept watercolour below. We are loving the bold colours, the watercolour techniques used and vibrancy and movement created within the piece. Congratulations Maureen on a superb piece!
Xenia Tran has created a wonderful collage for an assignment for the Illustrating Children’s books Diploma Course. We are looking forward to seeing more form Xenia soon!