Charis Simpson – Illustrating Children’s Books

A wonderful testimonial from Charis Simpson who has been working with tutor Maggy Roberts on our Illustrating Children’s Books Course.  We have included a few of her stunning pieces of artwork too. We wish you the best of luck Charis, with your future illustrations. I have learnt so much from this course and really feel Continue Reading

Welcome to new tutor Monique Piscaer Bailey!

We would like to officially introduce a new tutor to our team – Monique Piscaer Bailey. Monique is going to be helping Spencer Hill tutoring our Digital Illustration Course. We asked if Monique would write a little about herself and show some of her work below. We hope that you enjoy reading all about her! ———————————————– Continue Reading

Lynn Marie Stuart-James

These two studies, broccoli and hydrangea, are two of four coloured pencil drawings for my final assessment for the Botanical Coloured Pencil Diploma. I used Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils, blending different coloured pencils to acquire the required colours and tones, and also used a Derwent Blender in parts. All studies are completed on Fabriano Classico Continue Reading

Paula Huckfield – Beginners Painting

Are any of our readers struggling with painting? What about mixing colours? Are you afraid to try new mediums? Paula Huckfield took the plunge and decided to embark on our Beginners Painting course to help her with her watercolour painting, along with trying out new mediums. This is one of her watercolours below and we feel Continue Reading