Two absolutely stunning Botanical illustrations today by student Laura Ashton who studied on our Botanical Painting Diploma Course. The first illustration is of two fly agaric fungus (Amanita muscaria) and the second is a plant called Soapberry. Laura has her own amazing website and you can find her at http://lauraashtonartist.ca check out her beautiful illustrations and watch some Continue Reading
We have included many wonderful illustrations by student Heather Robertson today who is studying the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course. Particularly interesting is the first colour illustration. Students are asked to draw realistic sketches of a dog and then another page of illustrations of that particular dog as a character. This helps the students understand the Continue Reading
Jenny Blake has passed her Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with a distinction. We would officially like to congratulate Jenny and wish her well in with her work for the coming years! Jenny said of her final assignment below… I have thoroughly enjoyed this course and hope to begin the follow on course that you offer. On the Continue Reading
Student Gina Maldonado has illustrated the artwork below for the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course . We are very impressed and love the overall feel of the illustrations. The colours are beautiful and really allow you to feel that the animals are gently sailing down the stream on a warm, lazy summers day. The flowers have happy Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Eve Warren.
An interesting post today by student Gary Scarisbrick. He submitted these two beautiful illustrations to tutor Maggy Roberts for one of his assignments. The first drawing is a preliminary study and the second is a final illustration in full colour. It is great to see how Gary designed his victorian town house showing all of Continue Reading
We absolutely adore these two oil paintings by student Aisha Mussawa. Aisha is studying our Drawing and Painting Diploma Course and is doing extremely well. The colour pallet she has used in both paintings works superbly and noting the light and shade in each still life set up is exceptional. We hope you are as impressed Continue Reading
I earned my Diploma in Cartooning from the London Art College. Thank you to every artist who has taught me something along the way, and who continue to teach me. That includes Lee J. Ames, Mark Kistler, John Byrne, Robert Langston, Jennifer Doherty, Christopher Hart, Dan Dougherty, Matt Groening, and of course, Basia Bhojraj. Since Continue Reading
Have you ever wanted to try pastels however are a little hesitant as you didn’t know where to start? If so, our Pastel Panting Course might be perfect for you. If you are new to pastel painting or you would like a bit of a refresher course, we can propel you into to a wonderful Continue Reading
We have discussed drawing portraits in some of our previous posts and how difficult and daunting it often is to draw a full facial portrait of a person. So on a number of courses – portraiture painting, Beginners Drawing, Beginners Painting or the Drawing and Painting Diploma – all give you the chance to study Continue Reading
Todays blog post is written by Graphic Design Art Diploma Course tutor Vanessa Weaver…. I have a student 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 Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Jane Walker.
My name is Natalia Romankova and I am studying the follow on course to the Children Illustration Diploma. I’ve not finished the follow-up course, but I had a few respectful reasons! Almost a year ago our family welcomed a new baby and now I’m a mom of 3 girls. Also in December 2017 a book Continue Reading
My name is Valerio Morelli and I am a student of the London Art College, studying the Watercolour Diploma Course with Jem. I am at the seven assignment and I would like to share some work of mine with you. I hope you like it or can be helpful to someone who is starting with your school. Continue Reading
Hello! My name is Julie Hollinshead and I have just completed the coloured pencil certificate course. I picked up coloured pencils a few years ago to attempt pet portraits. I taught myself with some degree of success, but enrolled on this course to really learn how to use them properly and try some subjects totally Continue Reading
My name is Penny Winter and I am a student with the London Art College studying the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. My vision for the future after completing this course, is to continue developing a ‘style’ or ‘styles’ of artwork that can be sent to publishers as well as, to self publish my own Continue Reading
Zansika Lachhani who is studying our Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course has just sent in her first set of work for tutor Maggy Roberts to review. Maggy was thrilled and sent it to us for inclusion on our blog. You cna read than maggy was excited to show both illustrations to our readers… Zansika has just uploaded Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Russell Elliot.
Maggy Roberts has put forward student Katie Stevenson’s artwork for our blog. Katie is studying ourIllustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course and has got to assignment three which asks for an illustration of Fiery Fred. We love Katies work and tutor Maggy said… A lovely response to submission three from Katie Stevenson. This is a little about Katie and Continue Reading
Tutor Maggy Roberts emailed us this wonderful illustration by her student Alyne Dallacqua who has just successfully completed theIllustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with a distinction. We would officially like to congratulate Alyne and wish her well in with her work for the coming years! Alyne said of her final assignment below… This is my last submission and although Continue Reading