Tutor John Byrne very kindly sent us an email from one of his completed students called Nitin Bhojraj along with some wonderful photos Nitin has taken. Nitin was delighted for us to add the photos and his email here for students to read. Tutor John Byrne said…. What a funny chap…and he will make a good Continue Reading
Blog post by Vanessa Weaver on the Graphic Design Course…. My student Caroline Richards is currently working on my Graphic Design Course and these are her responses to the study unit that mark the culmination of the drawing, composition and mark making input on the Graphics course. What I find impressive, is the different styles of Continue Reading
My name is Maria Lusser. I recently have finished the Digital Illustration course. One of the works which I have submitted for the final assignment is a comic drawn as vector graphic. John a little bull is explaining his little brother Tom what he has learned in college. I had produced this comic with felt Continue Reading
Our Drawing and Painting Diploma Course is one of our most popular courses. It not only introduces you to lots of lovely mediums, it also enables you to draw and paint a whole variety of subjects. Student Anne Callanan is currently working on the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course with tutor Alan Dedman and has Continue Reading
Todays illustration is by London Art College student Gina Maldonado. Isn’t it a wonderful! Gina’s use of colour and design makes for a very appealing illustration.
Today’s Spooky Illustration is by London Art College student Emily Miller…! We love the happy bats flying around the moon. Superb!
Zaniska Lachhani has created a wonderful illustration for her ‘Sebastian’s Sink City’ assignments in the Illustrating Children’s Books course. We have added a full version for you to see below, along with some close up versions too. Zaniska has created a very inventive and magical world with lots of lovely detail and designs within the bottles Continue Reading
Shelby Bledsoe has created a range of wonderful paintings for the Life drawing and painting course. Shelby has used an online photo resource to paint and draw the life models, which is often much easier than heading out to a local class. Although if you do have access to a local class and you can Continue Reading
A lovely line drawing in pen and ink today by London Art College student Sarah Giddy. Sarah, who is studying the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course completed this as one of her assignments. Tutor Maggy Roberts put this forward for inclusion on our blog and we love it! Wonderful light and shade and tonal ranges Continue Reading
If anyone reading our blog or newsletter is at the very beginning of their artistic journey, our drawing course could be the perfect first step for you. What ever your age it’s never too late to take up a course. Even if you are studying at the tail end of school or college, our beginners Continue Reading
Christine Pitt completed our Pet Portraits Course a few years ago and we wanted to show some of her exquisite pieces on our blog to help inspire our students. As you can see our Pet Portraits course isn’t just for painting domestic animals. You can paint all kind of animals! The techniques and tips are Continue Reading
This weeks Spooky Saturday is by student Penny Winter……
London Art College student Pernilla Nehler completed our Portrait Painting and Drawing course with flying colours. We are thrilled to be able to add some of her work here on our blog to both wow and inspire our students. One of our favourite pieces from Pernilla is the pencil study of a person holding and Continue Reading
Student Elena Peres has been experimenting with drawing garlic using pastels for one of her assignments on our Pastel Course. The first study is in full colour, the other is a tonal study in greyscale using only black and white pastels. Our course is suitable for the beginner as well as the intermediate. If you Continue Reading
Three beautiful oil paintings today by student Mahua Pal who is studying on our Oil painting Course. The oils course is fairly open in that you can paint any subject within the guidelines of each assignment. So if you want to specialise for instance in street scenes or flowers, the choice is yours. We love Continue Reading
Shelby Bledsoe has drawn some wonderful studies in preparation for her colour work on our Life Drawing and Painting Course. We love the way that Shelby has shaded the background around her subjects and studies, allowing us to place the subject or help to add shadows on the ground around the studies. There are many Continue Reading
When you think about painting a landscape you tend to think about rolling hills and trees and looking as far as they eye can see. Representing the landscape with all of it’s beauty is important. However how many of you have realised that only half of it? The sky makes up a huge section of Continue Reading
Today’s Spooky Saturday illustration is by student Diana Farmilo. Watch out if you are scared of spiders…this one might make you squeal!!
Have we got any Chinese Brush Painters among us? Perhaps you have always wanted to have a go and would like some guidance in doing so? London Art College student Senur Bicer has been doing just that working on our Brush Painting course experimenting with her inks and paints. She has created some beautifully stunning Continue Reading
Some of our readers might not be aware that we offer two lovely courses for the young artists amongst us from ages 7 to 14. Talitha Young has completed our Drawing for Children’s courses 1 and 2 recently and here are just a few of the images she created whilst on the course. We love Continue Reading