This month we will be featuring students Christmas paintings and drawings. We hope that it gets everyone in the festive spirit! Todays painting is beautiful, it is painted by student Alison Hughes.
My name is Monika and I am a tutor for the London Art College distance learning courses. On the 26th of November I had a signing event at Waterstones in Ipswich for my first book. This book is a great achievement to me because I love origami and Japanese art in general and I have always wanted to Continue Reading
Here is a fantastic photo of London Art College tutors Spencer Hill and John Byrne at Gosh comics in London. It was Spencer’s book launch evening for his new book. You can read about the launch event here – Launch Event: The Yellow Monkey Emperor’s Classic of Chinese Medicine. It went really well, Spencer met lots of contacts Continue Reading
My name is Angela Watson and I’m currently studying the Illustration Diploma with Spencer Hill. I have just received his feedback for assignment 4 and would like to share with you, how making one simple change as suggested by a tutor can transform a picture, especially as I still can’t believe it myself! The brief Continue Reading
A short blog post today as we think the portrait below says more than words can! Its fabulous. This watercolour portrait painting is by student Ingrid Rugel. We hope you like it as much as we do!
Geoff Fielding has recently completed the Coloured Pencil Course with us at the London Art college. The Coloured Pencil Course, like all of our courses, is also an online course. Consequently all of our students, including Geoff, are able to study and draw from the comfort of their own home. Most importantly students can draw in their own time Continue Reading
Christine Towers is currently working on our Online Drawing and Painting Art Course. One of her beautiful watercolours has been submitted as part of the course which you can see below. Christine said at the start of the course… I want to get back to enjoying art for art’s sake and to give myself structure Continue Reading
Mike Foley is studying our Coloured Pencil Art Online Course. Mike said at the start of the course… “I have taken several correspondence art courses in the past. Two “Famous Artists” courses, and one watercolor workshop from “North Light Art School”. I enjoyed all of them, and completed them nearly twenty years ago. My art since Continue Reading
Henry Sheridan completed the pet portraits course recently, and the painting below is his final submission. We love the colours Henry has used in his painting, particularly the background which is Full of warmth and life. It allows dogs to stand off of the background beautifully and beautiful focus within the scene. Both dogs look Continue Reading
This fabulous still life mackerel painting was created by Pam Cherry. She is studying with tutor Alan Dedman on the Still life Art Course. We absolutely love the painting, its full of life and the fish and paper looks shiny and wet. A very successful painting. …although we hope that Pam didn’t take too long when Continue Reading
Student Panya Sos has been working with Vanessa Weaver on the graphic design in Art diploma course by the London College. We have added three of Panya’s pieces of artwork below for our students and readers to view. Panya has been learning how to design posters to advertise products. She has done a fabulous job on Continue Reading
We love this coloured pencil drawing by Kasturi Mukhopadhyay. We felt it was a great piece to show here on our college news blog. Kasturi has created a very bold and vibrant image which we feel looks very decorative. Kasturi has captured the light and shadows exceptionally well on the vase and table. We hope you like it too. Continue Reading
Allison Tebo has been working with John Byrne on our London Art College Cartooning Diploma Course. When Allison enrolled on the Cartooning course she had already completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma course. This allowed her to gain experience in general drawing and using different media. We often encourage beginners to study on our general diploma. It Continue Reading
London Art College student Ingrid Rugel has been learning to paint eyes in watercolour. She is studying with tutor Alan Dedman on the Portrait Painting Course and has produced some stunning studies which you can see below. The colours Ingrid used in all of her paintings are beautiful and warm. She has layered her watercolour Continue Reading
Darinka Svircic is learning to paint in oils on our Oil Painting Certificate course. Darinka has created a stunning oil painting of a tree which we have added below for our students and readers to view. We also very much like the way that Darinka has used aerial perspective in her painting. This means because she has Continue Reading
We have featured Ann’s paintings on our blog in previous months and we love this abstract by her too. Ann paints by mouth and has taken this set of exercises in her stride. She wrote the following about the creation of the painting whilst learning abstract oil painting for the Oil Painting course. I found that Continue Reading
Diana Leighton has just completed her Pet Portraits Diploma course tutored by Gayle Mason. The painting and preliminary study below was completed for the final assignment of the course. We are thrilled that Diana enjoyed the course and completed it successfully. Diana sent Gail an introduction to herself and her experiences which we have added Continue Reading
This is a fabulous painting by David Maidment who is studying our Painting and Drawing Diploma Course. We love the movement that David has created within the painting along with the fresh cool blue and green colours. Davids tutor Paul Weaver was absolutely thrilled with not only Davids landscape but in addition his whole submission. We have added Continue Reading
Johan van der Spuy has been creating some wonderful paintings for the Landscape Diploma Course. We have added just one fo them below and hope that you all find it inspiring. So much to see…..
Student Shuddhodhan Mane has painted his self portrait as part of one of his Learn to Paint Portraits exercises, which you can see below. We very much enjoy seeing students self portraits and would encourage our students to email them if they have them. The college would love to display them here on our blog. Of Continue Reading