A wonderful illustration today by Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma student Alexandra Naidoo. Beautifully designed and excellently rendered!
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Eve Warren.
Julia Morris is currently studying with tutor Alan Dedman on the oil painting course. The painting below is from one of her assignments, painted using a pallet knife and oils. Students have the option of using oil paints with turps and linseed oil, or the more modern version of paints which are non odorous and Continue Reading
Superb watercolour and pen illustration today by student Eden Cox. The background woodland has been painted very delicately, with enough detail to show we are looking into a dense woodland, but not too much to take away the eye from everything happening in the foreground treehouse. Congratulations Eden for a wonderful illustration!
If you enjoy viewing and creating botanical illustrations, you are in for a treat today! Student Moira Millar has created all of the amazing illustrations you see here for a number of different assignments on the Botanical Painting Diploma Course. Our online course with full tutor support takes you through each stage of the leaning Continue Reading
Young Artist Talitha Young was asked to choose a toy object and draw it from 5 different angles, including one colour study. Hasn’t she done marvellously! Each study looks and feels very three dimensional. Talitha has included the highlights and shadows in each drawing – what wonderful observational skills she has at such a young Continue Reading
The following has been written by tutor Vanessa Weaver… I have a student on the Graphic Design Art Course who has produced some lovely typographic work. Her name is Rosie Marnan and her response to one of the first lettering based tasks on the Art in Graphics course is definitely worth sharing. The requirement of the brief Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Donata Zawadzka.
Painting and drawing inspirational objects is the key to a good still life piece. Here student Pam Cherry has certainly been thinking very creatively as her two mackerel on brown paper are the perfect still life subjects! She has been thinking outside of the box here and its worked out beautifully. Loving the limited pallet Continue Reading
Our Pet Portrait Diploma Course doesn’t just teach you how to paint pets…you can pain any animal you wish whilst working through the course. Anneke Elizabeth van Dijk-Broerse did just that with this wonderful pastel painting of a grey squirrel. Her attention to detail and the time taken to describe the tail of the squirrel Continue Reading
The following has been written by tutor Vanessa Weaver… I have a student on the Graphic Design Art Course who has submitted a lovely piece of work that really demonstrates the maxim ‘less is more’. It is always so tempting to try to fill most of the available space within a design. However, white space (the Continue Reading
My name is Roxana Calman and I completed the illustration course with Spencer Hill. I found Storyberries while searching the internet, looking for children illustrations and bedtime stories. After I looked over their website I saw that you can actually work with them, either as an author or an illustrator, so I sent them an Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Linda Tordoff.
The following has been written by tutor Vanessa Weaver… I have just assessed the first set of work from Charlie Leith on the Graphic Design Art Course and wanted to share it with you. Charlie has submitted some wonderful pieces of work that demonstrate her drawing and creative ability. The first is a street scene, Continue Reading
I am Katie Hodson and I have just submitted by final project, completing the online Illustration Art Course at the London Art College. I have always loved art and design, choosing to complete an Art Foundation after my A-Levels and progressing to gain a BA Hons in advertising and graphic design. Years later, despite working Continue Reading
My nem is Grace Battiss and I am on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma With Maggy Roberts. . The project gave me a chance to enjoy thinking about what in my life, that I actually know and experience, is always looking for a home. Having chickens free in the garden, I’ve noticed that towards evening Continue Reading
I would like to tell you the story behind my collage and a short story about me. Let’s start with the story of wet-in-wet collage. When I was little, I used to climb the highest hill of the village I was born and often asked myself: ‘How did the stars appear in the sky?’. At Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Cerys Rees.
I am Anna from Sydney. I grew up on a hobby farm with lots of animals to keep me company. I would spend hours sitting on the side of the dam crushing up rocks to make colours. I have always had a keen interest in the weird and wonderful and have a colourful personality. It Continue Reading
Continuing our dedicated week of Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course artwork, we have some wonderful pieces by student Estelle van Eeden. Estelle has created three beautiful illustrations – two collage pieces and her double page spread for Row, Row, Row your Boat assignment. Each of these illustrations would bring joy to any child, we hope they make Continue Reading