Happy Halloween Everyone! Today we have a fantastic blog post by a very clever student of ours called Heidi Seal. Here is her incredible Halloween Pumpkin decoration. Read all about it below. Don’t forget to follow Heidi on Instagram to see her artwork too! ———————– My name is Heidi and I am currently doing the Drawing Continue Reading
John Byrne, tutor of the Cartooning Diploma course, asked if we would be able to post Afreen Rubbani’s artwork from his final assignment. Afreen had passed his course with flying colours. Her three final pieces are scratchboard portraits of Donald Trump, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and Benjamin Netanyahu. Afreen said at the start of the course Continue Reading
Maggy Roberts, tutor for the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course, put forward some of student Sarah Giddy’s artwork for the blog. We absolutely love her Sink City illustration and have shown the full painting and some close up details for you to see below. Sarah also created a collage for one of her assignments located Continue Reading
Emily Miller’s illustration is today’s Spooky Saturday! We hope that you love it as much as we do. So much detail and lovely ideas!
A wonderful piece of artwork on this bright and cheery Friday morning. The collage has been created by London Art College student Margaret Desouza as one of her assignments for her Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. Students are asked to paint wet in wet washes on stretched or blocks of watercolour paper and then using Continue Reading
Sara Wendy Olivia studied our Beginners Drawing Course recently and created this wonderful still life study in charcoal. Students who are practicing drawing and finding it difficult to create tone within their artwork, charcoal is a great way of gaining experience. You can also use black pastels to create tonal ranges and texture too. Sara Continue Reading
Hi Everyone, My name is Paul Weaver and I am a tutor on the drawing and Painting Diploma course. I am having an exhibition with my painting friend Max Hale next month in Wiltshire, UK. I hope that its a chance for any of our London Art College students to come along and see me Continue Reading
Alison Croft completed the Pet Portraits Diploma Course a few years ago and passed with flying colours. She received a distinction for her final set of work and high marks throughout her course. We have added Alison’s work here on the blog previously and these are a few more from when she was on the Continue Reading
London Art College student Sophie Delesque enrolled on our Botanical Coloured Pencil Course a few years ago. A few of her beautiful botanical studies are below. Sophies work can be found on her twitter account Sophie Delesque Twitter and you can see what she has been up to recently. Her work has developed beautifully and we Continue Reading
We have shown Belinda Cullen’s artwork on our blog previously. Belinda completed our Watercolour Diploma a while ago, however we have lots of her artwork on file and we never tire of looking at it – or posting it here! Her beautiful fresh colours and wet in wet washes are absolutely superb. Belinda likes to Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday is by London Art College student Lillian Lan.
Here are three illustrations by botanical student Sabine Krappmann. Sabine completed three different studies of the sunflower using different techniques. The first study is a sepia pen and ink drawing, allowing Sabine to describe the areas using fine pen lines and texture. The second study is a watercolour study with a sepia under drawing in some areas Continue Reading
Josephine MacLeod is currently working through our Life Drawing and Painting Course with tutor Alan Dedman. She has completed three excellent paintings for her coursework and we wanted to show them here for our students to see. We love the bold colours and paint strokes Josephine has produced in all three paintings. She has also Continue Reading
Student John Irvine has created some amazing drawings on the Coloured Pencil Course recently. We particularly like the first drawing below, the cup and spoon drawing. The pattern on the cup is absolutely wonderful. The intensity of the colour in the flowers is superb. One area we would like to draw our readers attention to is Continue Reading
Student Elena Peres created some wonderful studies for one of her assignments on the Pastel Painting Course. We absolutely love the way that Elena has experimented using the same still life set up using different papers and different techniques. Both studies are excellent and we particularly like the the way Elena has noted the reflections Continue Reading
My name is Ana Lucía and I would like to share with you these two works of my final sixth assignment on the Botanical Painting Diploma Course with the London Art College. They are Persea Americana and Beta Vulgaris. Ana Lucía Botanical Illustration
Today’s Spooky Saturday artwork is by student Carlos Rodriguez Leyva. We love this one, such fluid lines! Congratulations Carlos!
The final day of our Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma exercise the ‘Row Row Row Your Boat’ week. Monique Bailey’s version was wonderfully received by tutor Maggy Roberts which you can see below. The overall design, the different elements of the scene and the pastel colours all work really well. The viewers eye is drawn to Continue Reading
Karen Moore has created a very dreamy illustration for the ‘Row, Row Row Your Boat’ exercise. If you look at the detailed versions below you will be able to see the characters Karen has created more clearly. The whole concept is wonderful and very clever. We hope you like it as much as we do!
A beautiful illustration today by London Art College student Gabrielle Marlowe. This is a wonderful response to the exercise ‘Row, Row, Row Your Boat’ on the illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. We love the dog with his paws over the edge of the boat and his perky ears! The whole illustration is beautifully designed and Continue Reading