Student Karen Murphy studied on our Oil Painting Course and these are two wonderful paintings from her course assignments. Karen has a beautiful and textured style of painting which helps create movement in her work. The background to her still life is not only stunningly rich in colour, is serves as a soft textured background Continue Reading
A superb painting today by Children’s Illustration student Christine Duckett. Christine has created lots of moment within the scene here with the Fiery Fred character. The bright rich orange colours of the land stand out so well from the deep midnight blues of the sky and the vivid greens of Fred the dragon. The vignette Continue Reading
Landscape Diploma student Jackie Davies has painted two studies in acrylic for one of her assignments. The scene is the same, however Jackie set herself the task to capture it at two different times of the day. This enabled Jackie to show different colour schemes along with different lighting and shadows. Both paintings colour pallets Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Linda Tordoff.
A watercolour painting today by student Aurelia Sieberhagen. Isn’t it beautiful! Aurelia is studying on our Drawing and Painting Diploma and has been experiments with watercolour. Her layering techniques on the roses and we in wet washes in the background are superb. The overall colours scheme works extremely well. Inspired? We certainly are!
Amelia Whiffin completed our Coloured Pencil Course and we have a number of Amelia’s drawings to post on our blog in the coming weeks. Her work in simply stunning, and this drawing of a cat under a blanket is no exception. The colours and depth of tones are superb. The detail in the cushion behind Continue Reading
Student Diana Leighton created this collage wet in wet piece for one of the study units on the Illustrating Children’s Diploma Course. We love the ducks with coloured jumpers and especially the little frog at the front. We can see that this would definitely capture the imagination of little children in a book, especially as Continue Reading
Do we have any beginners amongst our readers? Anyone here who perhaps would like to take the plunge into a course but are a little worried about getting started? If so we have the perfect course for you! It is our Beginners Drawing Course and student Batul Kaderbhai has started our short course. It gives Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Sakuntala Upadhaya Minnie.
Jem Bowden has sent us these two wonderful watercolours by student Anita Bakos who is studying on the Watercolour Diploma Course. Jem Said…. Great fluid watercolour work from Anita Bakos on the Watercolour Diploma course. Combining careful observation of form with subtleties of tone. Excellent use of soft edges in places too. Note also, limited use Continue Reading