Deimante Bruzguliene completed both of these stunning drawings whilst studying on the Portrait Painting and Drawing Course. Deimante’s drawings show confidence in her lines and shading. The hand was drawn from life. It is really helpful for students to be able to draw from life. They can draw anything around them, so it can be from Continue Reading
Pauline Manderville has created a wonderful illustration for her Fiery Fred assignment on the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. We love the way Pauline has given the dragon a very 3 dimensional effect by painting him separately with a marbled effect and outlined in black ink. This really makes the dragon stand off of the illustration. Continue Reading
Elisabeth Planella has been experimenting very successfully whilst on our Oil Painting Course using impasto techniques. Elisabeth submitted both of these two pieces for one of her assignments on the course. We love them both, particularly the flower study. It really looks as though we are laying on the ground looking up at the sky, Continue Reading
Student Martina Zielinska Bentayou has created this illustration for the Children’s Book Illustration Course. Maggy Said… A really well drawn and creative reposes to one of the exercises on the course by Martina.
Laivi Poder has just completed her Diploma for the Illustrating children’s books with tutor Maggy Roberts. Maggy was thrilled with Laivi’s artwork and asked if her final illustration could be showcased here on our blog. Laivi said at the start when she enrolled…. I hope to develop my illustration style and feel confident using watercolor Continue Reading
Todays blog post by tutor Vanessa Weaver…. I’ve got some super work from the Graphics course by Rachel Malpass to show today. One piece is a book jacket design, there other the front face for a box of teabags. For hand painted work, I think the standard of presentation is very good, especially the lettering. Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Cerys Rees
This years London Art College 2018 competition is now open!! Please check the size of your images prior to sending. Make sure they are at least 1000 pixels wide. If you can name your files your full name and student number this would be very helpful. The competition is open to all courses excluding Photography. Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by student Cerys Rees.
My name is Shubhangi Jain and I am taking the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. I have always been interested in drawing and was keen to learn painting. The art course here gave me a perfect opportunity to learn at my own pace. Under the excellent guidance of Mr Alan Dedman, I hope to become an Continue Reading
Wonderful painting by Amanda Cumming who is currently enrolled on the Oils Certificate Course. Amanda said… This is my first attempt at using a palette knife. If this is is Amanda’s first try at painting with a pallet knife, we are really looking forward to seeing more work by Amanda in the coming weeks and months!
Sally Broderman has been working with tutor Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s book diploma course. The illustration below is a doiuble page spred that Sally design for one of her assignments. We absolutely love it and Maggy was thrilled. Maggy said… …There is a good feeling of space in the image and a relevant Continue Reading
We have three wonderful pieces today from three different students who are studying our Graphic Design Art Course. Ruth Bain, Senila Sen Gupta and Blanca Melendez Del Castillo have excelled at their assignments. I hope that you will agree created three very inspiring pieces. Ruth Bain Senila Sen Gupta Blanca Melendez Del Castillo
My name is Yeliz Hakki and I started studying ‘Illustrating Children’s books‘ with London Art College in 2014, as I loved drawing and loved Children’s books, especially Dr Suess! I wasn’t sure if it would ever transpire into anything, but I thought it would be fun to learn. Maggy Roberts was my tutor and she Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday Illustration is by London Art College student Natasha Chambers
My name is Mary Hardman and I am studying the Chinese Brush Painting with the London Art College. I took this course as I love Chinese paintings, simple as that, and I wondered if I would be able to apply myself and learn the skill. What can I say, the course delivered and more, I Continue Reading
A wonderful Fiery Fred illustration today by student Stephen Goldsack who is studying our Children’s Illustration Course with Maggy Roberts. Stephen sent in a lovely written message for Maggy which we have enclosed also. Stephen is doing a fantastic job with his course and Maggy specifically asked if we could show Stephens work here on our Continue Reading
I have a beautiful piece of student work to share, it’s from Janet Malone. She chose to represent China whilst studying on my Graphic Design Art Diploma Course and has put together a super digital illustration. I particularly like the way Janet has used contrasting tonal values to define certain forms within the composition. Such Continue Reading
My name is Tanisha Sharma and I am currently taking the Children book Illustration course with my tutor Maggy Roberts. I am a graphic designer by profession but I always wanted to get into Children book illustration. Am glad that I choose this course and my tutor has been really helpful. With this course, I Continue Reading
My name is Philip Ozkan and I’ve been doing the Cartooning Diploma Course for about a month now. Enjoying what I am learning. I am in my late 30’s and somewhat bored of the office grind. I would like to change my career to something more creative; some sort of comic illustration or maybe straight-up Continue Reading