We have some wonderful and spooky illustrations for todays post created by our students – perfect for Halloween! The illustrating Children’s books Diploma course is perfect for creating illustrations such as these. We defy any of our viewers to be spellbound whilst viewing them….and hope that they get everyone into the spirit of Halloween!! Continue Reading
This years London Art College Competition 2017 is closed and we have added all of the entries online at the link below. London Art College Competition 2017 Entries We have had some stunning entries this year and I know that our tutors are going to find it very difficult to choose their two favourite pieces Continue Reading
Hello! Finely I managed to finish two sets of assignments: Sebastian Sink City and Fiery Fred! I thought to share with everyone. The Second assignment took me a while, as I didn’t read properly the instructions on what side the text should be! After I almost finished it I realised that Ive done it all Continue Reading
We love showcasing student Evelyn Sichrovsky’s artwork. Evelyn completed her Painting and Drawing Diploma Course last year. However we keep adding her work here to the blog as inspiration for our current and future students! Keep drawing!
Tutor Maggy Roberts sent us this superb illustration by one of her students Robyn Dreyer. Robyn said below… I enjoy working with watercolour, it’s always a challenge as you never quite know how the water is going to roll or spread which gives you interesting results each time. I also love working with architect pens Continue Reading
Below is a wonderful coloured pencil drawing by London Art College student John Irving. He is studying our Coloured Pencil Course. We have added the reference photo which John sent in with the artwork for his tutor to view when assessing his work. We feel John has created a beautiful drawing and hope you all Continue Reading
Lillian Lan is enrolled on two of our courses. The Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma course with Maggy Roberts and the Landscape Painting Diploma Course with Alan Dedman. Maggy emailed us one of Lilian’s illustrations to showcase on our blog, which we all think is fantastic! So expressive. Well done Lillian! Lilian told Maggy on enrolling… Continue Reading
Joy Deane has just completed our Graphic Design in Art Course with a Distinction. Tutor Vanessa Weaver was very keen for us to show Joy’s work here on our college news blog and we would like to congratulate Joy for passing her course with flying colours. You can see a few of Joy’s pieces below.
Drawing portraits have always been my passion as long as I remember, although, unfortunately, there was a period of my life when due to the health condition I had to give up art altogether. It took me some time and definitely a lot of courage to make up my mind to start studying art seriously. Continue Reading
This October, Jackson’s are celebrating Botanical Artists by running a free, international, digital competition: ‘Plant Life: Botanical Illustration’. Jacksons are offering the 3 winners watercolour prizes worth a total of £300 RRP, kindly donated by Winsor & Newton, along with promotion across their 9 social media channels and blog which has a readership of over Continue Reading
Amy Curan has just passed the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with a Distinction. Maggy was delighted with her final image and wanted us to showcase it her eon our college news blog. Her final illustration is absolutely superb! We have shown the full image below along with some details from the full painting. We Continue Reading
My whole life I have spent hours in book shops admiring the illustrations of other people, so when my daughter was about 5 years old and showed a great interest in drawing I started drawing together with her. Only then I remembered that I used to draw and paint when I was little. Knowing nothing Continue Reading
This watercolour illustration was created for the first assignment on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma – to illustrate a double page for the rhyme ‘Row, Row, Row Your Boat’. I wanted to create a dream-like atmosphere that would appeal to young children and after sketching out a number of ideas I chose to leave reality behind and Continue Reading
Student Amy Curran has created an illustration for one of her assignments on the Illustrating Children’s Books diploma course. Tutor Maggy Roberts emailed the image to us asking for it to be included on the blog and gallery. Maggy said…. A well handled soft and gentle Cow who went looking for a friend illustration from Continue Reading
We have a superb illustration to showcase below by student Heidi Hauser who is studying our Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma course with tutor Maggy Roberts. The first image below shows the full illustration including Heidi’s registration lines and the gumstrip Heidi used when she stretched her watercolour paper. We felt this was an excellent opportunity Continue Reading
It’s Children’s Illustration week! If you are looking to improve your illustration work, perhaps you want to pursue a career as an illustrator, or maybe you are writing your own children’s book and would like to illustrate it yourself. If any of these things interest you, this week is perfect for you! We have lots Continue Reading