The challenge for this week is to paint some ripe red tomatoes. You can design them however you wish. Portray them on a chopping board whole or cut, arranged on a plate or bowl, you can even add some cheese in similar to one of the photos below. If you have access to draw or Continue Reading
Welcome to this weeks collection of artwork from our weekend Challenge – Pointillism! We have received such a wonderful response from our students, especially exciting to hear from Pauline who watched the video we posted showing the use of cotton buds to create her hot air balloon Pointillism artwork. We are thrilled to hear the Continue Reading
My name is Raquel Espinoza and I have just completed my course with the London Art College. It has been a very fulfilling journey. I studied Graphic Design in my country, Peru, and have a technical degree. However, I always had the feeling that I needed to go further deep into my artistic skills. I Continue Reading
Peter Barnett first enrolled on our Painting and Drawing course and was awarded a Distinction. Peter has now enrolled on our Oil Painting course and this is one of the paintings from the first set of assignments. We are absolutely delighted with Peters oil painting of ‘Loftwen’ and you can read Peters description below…. The Continue Reading
Amazing painting today by Drawing and Painting Diploma student Brenda O’Brine. We love it!
Student Emily Kent suggested we have a Pointillism art challenge! One of the artists that made Pointillism popular was the artist George Seurat. Two of his most famous paintings, which we are sure that you will all recognise, are the ‘Bathers at Asnières’ and ‘Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte’ below. Don’t Continue Reading
Welcome to the reveal of student artwork from this weeks Art Challenge – Sandwiches. To be able to improve on your drawing and painting skills it is important to try to draw anything and everything. Sandwiches are perhaps something that many of us eat on a daily basis and take for granted! Maybe next time Continue Reading
Tutor Steven Hersey has just completed a final assessment for student, Ethne Dian on the Illustration Diploma Course. Steven said that Ethne’s work has been outstanding throughout the course and she has been awarded a Distinction. A few examples of Ethne’s final assignment are shown below.
Two wonderful illustrations today by LondonArt College student Claire D’arcy who is studying with tutor Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s Diploma Course. We love the full colour illustration in particular and have added some close up details for students to view. I hope you find them inspiring! Well done Claire!
Monika Cilmi, who tutors the Beginners Drawing Course, sent one of her students artwork for inclusion on the blog. We were thrilled to see Roseana Mayumi’s drawings which are so beautiful and delicate. Coincidentally Roseana had drawn a pot plant just at the time we were adding students pot plant artwork on the blog for Continue Reading
If students are anywhere near Westonbirt, about 3 miles southwest of the town of Tetbury, Gloucestershire, tutor Paul Weaver is having an exhibition! Opening this Friday, it will be in The National Arboretum and all students welcome if they can make it! View Paul’s poster about the exhibition below…
Following on from our cake challenge, student Julie Smalley suggested we have a sandwich challenge! So we would like you to draw or paint any kind of sandwich. It can be a toasted sandwich, a doorstop with thick bread, a dainty finger roll, triangle sandwiches fit for a queen, or an entire french stick loaded Continue Reading
Welcome to our weekend Challenge – Cakes! Such a popular subject to paint and draw, we have had many students take part as you can see below. Sheila Brown said – ‘one cake was just not enough’.. and we agree with her wholeheartedly! We have had lots of cupcake paintings and drawings. Take a look Continue Reading
Tutor Paul Weaver was extremely pleased with one of his students and wanted us to include her work on our showcase blog. Paul Said… “Mary has just finished the course with a DISTINCTION which is good news. I attach some work samples below…” We absolutely love Marys work, especially her tree and river scene below. Continue Reading
Martina Zielinska who is studying on our Illustration Children’s Books Diploma and the Follow on Course too. This illustration is from the Spooky poem assignment. We love the scared dog under the bed. Can you spot him?!
Some beautiful work today by student Ivana Lieskovska who is studying on our Pastels Course. Ivana said… My “idols” are Cuong Nguyen and Vicente Romero – their artworks are so realistic, fragile and steady in their handwriting that you can certainly say it is their work. I would like to find my style and produce Continue Reading
Welcome to our weekend challenge, all about cakes! You can draw, paint or illustrate any kind of cake. It could be a Vanilla Custard Slice, Battenburg, Fresh cream scone, Chocolate eclairs, Bakewell Tarts, Macaroons or what about a Long Jam Doughnut with lots of cream and jam….! Is your mouth watering yet? If you have Continue Reading
Welcome to this weeks artwork for our weekend challenge – Pot Plants. We have received a beautiful array of paintings and drawings which you can read about and view them below. Sheila Brown’s amazing study of her pot plant comprises of cacti grown in wood. We love it. Sheila said…. “The plant I have on Continue Reading
A beautiful poppy painting from a past student called Geraldine Ryan. Geraldine emailed to ask if we would be happy to add her work on our blog. We were delighted! Geraldine said…. “I did the Diploma course in Botanical Watercolour. I got a Diploma with Distinction. Shevaun was my tutor. Great course.” We are thrilled Continue Reading
Wonderful coloured pencil drawing today by student James Alexander who is studying with tutor Monika Cilmi on our Coloured Pencil Drawing course. Such a lovely drawing, lots of detail and a lovely autumnal limited pallet too.