Science Fiction Fantasy Online Art Course – Jennifer Leech

Jennifer Leach is currently working with tutor John Byrne on the Science Fiction and Fantasy Online Art Course. Jennifer has created her illustration below using traditional media, however students are more than welcome to use digital mediums on this course too, along with a mix of both. Jennifer said about her painting, which was a design for Continue Reading

Botanical Painting Online Art Diploma Course – Veranika Andreyeva

Congratulations to Veranika Andreyeva, who has successfully completed the Botanical Painting Online Art Diploma Course with Distinctions. We have collated 5 of Veranika’s botanical paintings below, we absolutely love them.  Tutor Shevaun Doherty said….  “Veranika has really progressed well on the course and I really hope that she continues to pursue her interest in botanical art. She certainly has so Continue Reading

Drawing and Painting Course – Joanne Taylor

We have recently received a lovely email from Joanne Taylor who completed our Drawing and Painting Online Art Diploma Course. Joanne has very kindly allowed us to use it here on our blog and we hope that it helps inspire our current students and our prospective students who are reading this too! “……Just an email to say Continue Reading

The Prize for Illustration 2017 – Sounds of the City

Spencer Hill, our very experienced and friendly tutor who teaches both our Illustration Online Art Diploma Course and our Digital Illustration Online Art Diploma Course has made us aware of a new competition by the AOI – Association of Illustrators. Spencer felt that  his Illustration students on both courses might be interested in entering, plus it could appeal to all students of the London Continue Reading

Illustrating Children’s Books Online Art Course – Alice Herbert

Students who study our Illustrating Children’s Books Online Art Course are often set the task of creating  pen and ink illustrations in a particular format around a poem. The poem is called ‘When all is Dark’ and we find that it fires the imagination of our students. Tutor Maggy Roberts receives numerous illustrations on this theme and each student produces unique concepts, Continue Reading

Coloured Pencil Online Art Course – Amelia Whiffin

Amelia Whifffin studied on our Coloured Pencil Online Art Course and created some wonderful full colour drawings, one of which you can see below. Coloured pencil is a very versatile medium in that you can create smaller studies and sketches or create full finished pieces like Amelia has below. The range of colours you can Continue Reading

Botanical Painting Online Art Course – Nola Sindel

Nola Sindel studied our Botanical Online Art Course and produced some beautiful illustrations while on the art course. The painting below is no exception, we absolutely love it. Nola handles watercolour as a medium beautifully and the colours all work really well here in her artwork. We particularly liek her use of purples in the background around Continue Reading

Pastels Online Art Course – Carol Green

Carol Green, a student  studying on the Pastels Online Art Course, has been experimenting with texture in pastel. The study below of fruit in a bowl is a great exercise for students as it allows the student to tackle a number of things when drawing. Shape, form, texture, light, shade, three dimensional form, composition….etc You can clearly Continue Reading

Drawing and Painting Course – Andrew Hawkins

This is a lovely sketch from student Andrew Hawkins. Andrew is studying with Alan Dedman on the Drawing and Painting online art course. The drawing and painting course is a Diploma course and it gives students a wonderful grounding in general drawing and painting. It deals with lots of media and techniques and really helps students develop Continue Reading