My name is Heather Robertson and I am studying with Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. My illustration below is from the ‘Scary Poem’ Assignment and I found this to be the most difficult of all the assignments. Firstly because it was a subject matter I don’t enjoy much or spend much Continue Reading
Hello! I’m Keziah, and I am currently on the Children’s Book Illustration follow on course with Maggy Roberts. I finished the first part of the course with a distinction earlier this year, and it has made me much more confident with my work, and made me focus on my goal of being a freelance illustrator. Continue Reading
Nicola Drake painted this amazing study while working on the Still Life course with tutor Alan Dedman. We absolutely love it! The depth of colour, richness of the paint, the well observed shadows and highlights and the techniques used in the oils brings together a superb painting. We hope you like it too!
Phoebe Sayer on the Drawing for Children’s course has invented a fabulous new creature for one of her exercises. Isn’t it fantastic! Can you work out what animals went into creating the new character?
Eleanor Patrick has completed the Illustration Diploma with flying colours and earned herself the highest award of Distinction. The key to this course is the interpretation of a variety of writings and concepts, and students must work creatively and methodically to achieve an effective illustration across a number of different disciplines. Eleanor produced a portfolio Continue Reading
Marc Davis has created some superb cartoons for one of his assignments on the Cartooning Diploma Course with tutor John Byrne. We absolutely love the portrait of Dave Myers and we really look forward to seeing more artwork from Marc in the coming months. Marc says….”I am really enjoying the course and learning a huge amount! Continue Reading
Elisabeth Planella’s painting for the oil course is superb. We love the solidity and realness Elisabeth has created here, it really feels as though you could walk into the scene and pick up or touch the objects around you. A very successful painting full of vibrancy and realism.
We are looking for a new tutor for our Watercolour Diploma Course. Send your CV with examples of your work to email@example.com. Applicants must have teaching experience and be proficient using watercolour. Basic computer skills are essential. Applicants must be a UK resident.
We have received this wonderful pen and ink wash drawing from Jess Mathiasen on the Science Fiction and Fantasy course tutored by John Byrne. We love the movement Jess has created in the drawing, the characters are superb too!
Jane Harrington who studied with Jan Nesbitt on the Watercolour Diploma Course has created the most beautiful painting in watercolour. We love the vivid colours and the wonderful design to the painting – congratulations on a superb piece!
This is Vallabhi Shegaonkar from D6 Illustrating Children’s Books Dip course. I have used a kind of decorative style for this illustration as I never wanted it to appear monotonous. The core theme is that children are fond of sweets of all forms – be it sugar candy, chocolates, ice creams etc and that is what Continue Reading
Celeste Abrahams who is studying with Rona Cox on our Photography Diploma Course took this very well timed photo of a stormy sky and lightening. Absolutely superb!
Ruth Bain studied with tutor Vanessa Weaver on the Graphic Design Diploma and passed with flying colours. This is one of her wonderful paintings from the course.
Shauna Read creating this painting while studying on the Beginners Painting course. We absolutely love this, the wet in wet washes, the bright vibrant autumnal colours of the trees and the hint of a building nestled in the scene. Most wonderful!
Senur Bicer created this wonderful painting while studying with tutor Monica Cilmi on the Chinese Brush painting course. Isn’t it beautiful!
A superb painting by Roger Rowley who is studying on the life drawing course with Alan Dedman.