Welcome to the official London Art College Cartooning Competition 2016. Our cartooning competition is open to all of our current students. It has the theme of Knock Knock…. Students can interpret this any way they wish. We are looking for good imagination, good cartoon drawing and most of all how loudly they make us laugh! Only Continue Reading
The picture below is my first and only watercolour painting ever. I painted it for the portrait course. When studying watercolour methods in the course notes and videos, I became fascinated with the great variety of techniques that one could use and the great many effects that can be produced. That’s for me! So I have Continue Reading
My name is and I am currently studying the Cartooning Diploma with John Byrne. I began in life studying General Art and Fine Jewellery/ Silversmithing. I went on to study therapeutic models and advocacy to empower people suffering with disabilities both mental and physical and disillusioned by what I saw as “Drug Rep Pen Seeking Behaviour”. Continue Reading
Hello, my name is Gethin Walters and I am currently doing the D2 Cartooning Diploma Course, which John Byrne tutors. I am a teacher by trade but I find it therapeutic when I’m drawing. I have always ‘doodled’ and enjoyed art but from a very young age I found out that I was colour blind Continue Reading
My name is Udayana Lugo, and I have just completed my Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma. I am a designer by profession, and I was taught to think through my pencil. I also learnt to try and understand a shape as a whole volume, so I try to draw characters in different positions/attitudes, and from different Continue Reading
Here is a fabulous poster design by student Joy Deane who is studying on the Graphic Design Diploma Course with Vanessa Weaver. We love the immediacy of the design and love that its in a Christmas tree shape too!
Most artists have faced the dreaded blank page, canvas or screen at some point and experienced that moment of right brain freeze. You want to create something, but you are stuck for ideas. As a conventional artist you can resort to what you see around you or the ever present ‘spare hand’ (which is actually Continue Reading
Linda Clutterbuck studied on the Portrait Painting Course and created this wonderful drawing in Pastel. We love the natural colours used as the background works very well and doesn’t overpower the scene. Superb portrait and excellent work Linda!