My name is Jenny Drew and I completed the Cartooning Diploma Course with John Byrne. I developed enough confidence to begin cartooning stories of the young people I work with, in my job as a Youth Offending Preventions Keyworker. At first I started drawing the story of a young man who has ADHD, as I needed Continue Reading
My name is Jane Sunbeam and I have just finished my MA in Children’s Book Illustration and I wanted to write how the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma with Maggy Roberts was a really important part of this journey. When I was nervously attempting to try to link my words and pictures, I found the Children’s Illustration course, Continue Reading
We have just received some exciting news from one of our students Sarah Lister…. “I just wanted to share my exciting news today that I’m illustrator of the week on childrensillustrators.com. 🙂 I’ve forwarded the email to you! Exciting!!!!!” “Childrensillustrators.com (the fastest method of sourcing children’s illustrators online) are please to announce that Sarah Lister has been Continue Reading
The aim of our Digital Illustration diploma is to provide students with the skills they need to begin creating digital art. Across six projects students gradually increase their digital skills, and to demonstrate these skills we have created an exhibition of one of these assignments; Assignment Two. The second assignment on the diploma provides the Continue Reading
A beautiful painting for today’s post by Marcela Zambrano who is studying with tutor Alan Dedman on the Oil painting course. We love the feel of this piece, its warmth is beautiful the colours work very well. Congratulations Marcela on a superb painting!
Sean Cocker has just passed the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course with flying colours. Tutor Paul Weaver Tutor said that “Sean had worked really hard and his final unit was awesome!” We have added some of Sean’s paintings, drawings and watercolours below. Sean said of his skull watercolour – “Probably my favourite watercolour I have Continue Reading
Another student has successfully completed the new Illustration Diploma. The high standards continue as Julia Feliz has achieved the highest accreditation of Distinction. Julia has delivered a strong portfolio of illustrations in response to the challenging assignments. Examples of her work can be found in the Illustration Gallery along with many more superb examples by Continue Reading
My name is Paul Ward and I am studying the Drawing and Painting Diploma. For the final assignment of a painting of a time of day I have gone for one of my favourite places, Hunstanton beach in winter and late afternoon with the low slung sun and long shadows. Here I introduced 3 figures Continue Reading
A beautiful painting by student Dr. Suneeta Kulkarni who is studying on the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. Isn’t this a superb piece!
We would like to wish all of our students and followers a very Happy New Year and all the best with their studies and artwork in 2016! Today’s festive coloured pencil drawing is by Julie Ann Maguire.