Edward has allowed us to post the PFD he created of his set three work for the Oil Painting Course. We were so impressed at the way Edward not only created his work but in how he has presented it, we wanted our students to see how excellent it is. Edward submitted this PDF along Continue Reading
A beautiful painting today by Oil Painting student Oksana Lupych. The painting was created for one of Oksana assignments on the oil course and she has cleverly used a limited pallet of sepia tones. We have added some close up details for our readers to see how much texture has been added, possibly using gesso Continue Reading
This is going to be quite a fun challenge as we would like you to create a painting using three colours – but with no actual mixing to ‘make’ colours. You have a few options. You could set up a still life of a lemon, lime and a blue jug for instances and there you Continue Reading
Let’s dive right in to our fantastic challenge all about Water Lilies! What a beautiful array of artwork we have received this week. Our students have excelled themselves, each and every painting really brings out our students own unique styles which is wonderful. Some students are experimenting, some are creating quick sketches and studies, others Continue Reading
A stunning and intricate drawing today by Drawing and Painting student Hester Groen de Porto. I am a beginner with drawing and painting. I was looking for something creative I could do at home and at night when my two boys are in bed. In the past I’ve been photographing but this is not possible Continue Reading
We have two lovely pastel paintings today by London Art College student Ivana Lieskovska. Ivana is studying with Monika on the Pastel Painting course. We love the rich warm colours that Ivana has used in both paintings, lots of movement and atmosphere too!
The following pieces are by student Clare Nicholson. Tutor Maggy was thrilled with Clare’s ideas for this set and asked us to post them here on our blog for inspiration. Claire said…… Pen and Ink As I’ve not inked in this way before, I took some time to read up on pen and ink drawing Continue Reading
Superb illustration today by student Marlies mast who is currently taking the Illustrating children’s books Diploma Course.
Welcome to this weekends Water Lily Art Challenge! Water Lilies have to be one of the most graceful and beautiful plants to adorn our ponds and lakes. You only have to take a look at the many paintings Monet created in his lifetime (Claude Monet Water Lilies) to see how they captured his imagination and Continue Reading
Welcome to this weeks artwork for our most recent weekend challenge – Sentimental Objects. This was a great challenge as it allowed our students to choose exactly what they wanted to draw from anything in their home that means a lot to them, in any setting. We have not only some beautiful artwork, but stories Continue Reading
A scary illustration today by London Art College student Renad Battwari. Renad is studying the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course with tutor Maggy Roberts and has illustrated the poem ‘All is Dark’.
I started drawing at pre-school age and regularly visited art classes since then. With five years gap when I studied at the university now I am returning to drawing. I decided to do art professionally so in October I am starting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Slovakia – at Painting atelier. I would Continue Reading
Three amazing coloured pencil drawings today by student Linda Brughera who created these whilst studying on the Coloured Pencil drawing course. We know that our readers will thoroughly enjoy viewing each drawing of Linda’s and we hope that you find them inspiring.
My name is Judith and I am studying the Landscape Course with tutor Alan Dedman. For this exercise I choose to paint the now disused railway station in the village of Aberlour, Moray. I felt the long building and platform suited the elongated format of the painting and the completed image took your eye along Continue Reading
Tutor Monique Piscaer Bailey suggested we choose a sentimental object to create a drawing or painting from for one of our art challenges. We thought it was a wonderful idea and we know that it will get you all thinking! It could be a piece of jewellery, an old teddybear, a toy from your childhood Continue Reading
This weekends challenge was to draw or paint an apple with a bite out of it. It is not the easiest of challenges as you not only have to portray the soft and shiny skin of the apple, but also the matte texture of the inner area too. With all of the undulations of the Continue Reading
Superb illustrations by London Art College student Ethne Dian who is studying the Children’s illustration course with tutor Maggy Roberts. Ethne’s artwork for the Row, Row Row your boat assignment is stunning and we have added a few close up details for students and readers to view. If you take a look at the third Continue Reading
Student Teresa Vivas submitted her set three artwork to tutor Monika Cilmi for the Chinese Brush Painting Course. Monika was thrilled with the artwork and the way that Teresa has presented it all. We asked Teresa if it would be ok to add all of her submission to our blog for other students to see. Continue Reading
It has been a pleasure to view and critique Charlie’s work and see her progress throughout the Graphic Design Art course. The final stages of the course follow individual design disciplines and here are Charlie’s responses to the poster and advertising study units. The Swan Lake poster is a dramatically contrasting composition, which has been Continue Reading
These amazing illustrations are from James Hutton’s first assignment on the Illustration Diploma course. They are all based on song lyrics. I think they are great, and they show a real sophistication in skill and imagination.Steven HerseyIllustration Diploma Tutor I studied Graphic Design and Fine Art in the past, achieving a BTEC National Diploma. Since Continue Reading