Student Alison Hughes has created two drawings for one of her assignments on the coloured pencil course. Alison worked from life however also took a photo of the scene so that her tutor course see what she was drawing. This is really helpful particularly when students are creating realism drawings and paintings. It allows tutors to Continue Reading
Galina Arthur has been creating some stunning artwork on our Portrait Painting Course with tutor Alan Dedman. Our portraiture students might like to also watch this speed painting video on YouTube for inspiration. It has been created by artist Ben Lustenhouwer and it shows how you can very quickly get an oil sketch / study Continue Reading
We hope all of our UK students had a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend and they put it to good use and did some drawing and painting! We thought we would start the week off with a fabulous illustration by Sarah Lister. We have also added a close up detail so everyone can see the lovely Continue Reading
Post by Student Saima Jalil It was a pleasure to receive your mail along with copy of my Certificate stating ‘Distinction’ in Oils. I am highly obliged and thankful to the entire team of London Art College who designed the course study along with the highly professional tutors who refined me from an art student Continue Reading
Hello everyone, I’m John Crompton and I am studying the Watercolour Diploma with Jem Bowden. My watercolour painting below was done on NOT paper, using Artist quality watercolours. I prefer to work from imagination rather than from nature. I wanted to do a simple painting with a very low horizon line. The sky was done wet in Continue Reading
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Ida Mitrani, our tutor for the Botanical Coloured pencil course has said…. One of my students, Zoe Blarowski, has completed her course in Botanical art with coloured pencils. I have added two of her final drawings for the blog and newsletter. I hope that students and readers enjoying viewing them. Ida Mitrani Botanical Coloured Pencil Continue Reading
My name is Ana Mariela Gutierrez and I am taking the Cartooning Diploma with John Byrne. I was in slight depression after my cat died. She had been with me for 14 years, from the time I came to UK. She was my muse and in my solitude I write poetry to fend off homesickness. Continue Reading
The final post of the week showcases a wonderful painting by Alison Hadavizadeh from the Botanical Painting Course. If you have always wanted to draw and paint flowers, fruit and vegetables, hop on over to our website to read more about the course and what it entails. If you are a students studying on the course, Continue Reading
Aisha Mussawa has created this drawing from life for an assignment on our Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. The course teaches you the fundamentals of drawing and painting and it give you the opportunity to experiment with lots of different mediums giving you time to practice with your materials. It also covers lots of subjects and Continue Reading
Young artists Pooja Rajesh has created a fantastic drawing of his trainers for one of his assignments for the Drawing for Children course. I think we would all love to own trainers like these!
We are thrilled to announce we have a new official Facebook group for all of our London Art college students. If you have a Facebook account visit our page – London Art College Facebook Group – and ask to join. It is a closed group and so you are welcome to post your artwork in the Continue Reading
Tutor Maggy Roberts has emailed us this wonderful illustration by student Helen Gibson, how is currently taking our Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course. Helen has used a number of different techniques within her illustration to shade using her pen and ink from cross hatching, horizontal lines and small dots and lines. This not only adds Continue Reading
I studied with Maggie Roberts for the Children’s Book Illustration Diploma and was awarded a distinction. I went on to do the follow course and wrote the picture book, Mouse Pirate. Through the follow on course I worked on the characterisation of Mouse Pirate and completed the dummy book. At the end of the course Continue Reading
So the last time I wrote about the Derwent Graphic pencil range was after completing my Lion drawing. You can find my website and blog about it here – melnewingart.co.uk. This time I have two pictures which I would like to talk about, “Thomas” the cat and “Boxer with Toy“. Thomas is a commissioned pet portrait drawn Continue Reading
Chani Mores has created a superb drawing for her assignment one exercises for our Drawing for Children Online Art Course tutored by John Byrne. Chani has used some lovely bright colours to shade her pepper..and also created a shadow on the ground noting. Superb observation Chani.
Starting off the week with a wonderful illustration by student Elaine Macintyre, who completed this for her Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma.
Our yearly London Art College competition is now open. All of our students can enter any piece of artwork they have created in any medium (apart from photography). We have already had 5 entries submitted and the competition only opened yesterday! So look through your artwork…or plan a new painting or drawing and send yours Continue Reading