Galina Arthur Portraiture Painting Online Art Course

Galina Arthur produced some amazing artwork while studying on the Portraiture Painting Diploma Online Art Course. These two paintings in acrylics show Galina working and practicing with the medium along with experimenting with colour for skin tones and clothing. Texture is very important here and Galina experimented with textures for the full body portrait in Continue Reading

Burcu Alisan – Illustrating Children’s Books

Tutor Maggy Roberts has sent through another of her students pieces of artwork for inclusion on our blog. It is a wonderful illustration from student Burcu Alisan, who is studying our Illustrating Children’s books Course. Burcu said… With this course I am hoping to learn more about and improve perspective, creating backgrounds, drawing and placing characters, objects Continue Reading

Charlotte Kaill – Illustrating Children’s Books

My name is CharlotteKaill and I am currently taking a course with the London Art College. I am half way through my Children’s Book Illustration course with Maggy Roberts and i’m loving it. It has helped me imagine characters and stories that I never thought I was capable of. I signed up for the Children’s book illustration course Continue Reading

Briony Dixon – Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma

Here is a fantastic scary poem illustration created by London Art College student Briony Dixon. Briony is currently working towards her diploma on one of our most popular courses – Illustrating Children’s Books Online Art Course. The course is tutors by professional artist and illustrator Maggy Roberts. We are really looking forward to seeing more Continue Reading

A big welcome to Jarnie Godwin

We would like to officially welcome Jarnie Godwin as a new tutor to our team. She will be running our Botanical Painting course. Jarnie has written a very interesting introduction to herself and her work below and we hope you enjoy reading it and are inspired too! ————————————— Achieving your own Botanical so Beautiful with Sketchbook Continue Reading

Beginners Drawing – Edith Steinberg

Student Edith Steinberg has been working through the Beginners Drawing Course and this is one of her drawings from the submitted exercises. A quote from the beginners drawing course tutor is below…we hope that it helps and inspires our beginners reading our blog today! If you are doing a drawing which isn’t going to include a Continue Reading

Two Coloured Pencil Students!

Monika Cilmi is the tutor for our London Art College Coloured Pencil Course. She has sent us a superb coloured pencil drawing by student Mike Bingham and a testimonial by Lee Lillie. Monika said – Mike Bingham has no experience with freehand drawing or coloured pencils however this work from his first set is excellent. I feel he is really brilliant and talented Continue Reading

Pet Portraits by Karen Bruce

My name is Karen, I started painting four years ago when I was 51, and particularly enjoy drawing and painting animals of any kind. I completed the London Art College Watercolour Course earlier this year and on completion enrolled immediately on the Pet Portraits Course! I took the photograph for this painting at the Howletts Wildlife Continue Reading