This weeks challenge is quite an open theme – its anything to do with Winter. You could draw or paint all sorts of things from a still life of pine cones, to a wintery snow scene, skaters on an ice rink, birds flying over a frozen lake, paw prints in the snow, a rainy sky, Continue Reading
Welcome to our first art challenge of the New Year and what an amazing array of artwork we have been sent! Our theme this week was Teddy Bears and we love them all! So many different bears in different poses. Such a high standard of images and it really looks like everyone enjoyed creating them. Continue Reading
Lucy Wheeler has created an illustration of a dog on a wall with a little bird. One great way of learning how to create illustrations of animals is to practice drawing fairly realistic animals and give them a character. You can imagine them moving, running, jumping and prancing, which Lucy has done in the line Continue Reading
Student Ester Murphy completed these two pastel paintings whilst working on the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. We absolutely love the reflection of the small silver pot in the larger silver pot in the pastel with the light brown background. If you look closely, you will be able to see the fine lines and detail Continue Reading
Welcome to our very first Art Challenge for 2020! We hope that you all had a lovely festive season and New Year and are ready to get back into the swing of things again with our art challenges. We thought we would start the year off with an easy one – Teddy Bears! I cant Continue Reading
Drawing and Painting student Elaine Marsh has created four wonderful paintings for one of her course assignments. We particularly like the first watercolour below with all of the tall buildings and shop fronts. Very colourful and the windows on each building have been painted beautifully. Lots of character and lovely detail. Well done Elaine, keep Continue Reading
Pet Portrait Diploma student Iona Findlay has created some absolutely stunning coloured pencil drawings for one of her sets of work on the course. The first few images below are exercises in practicing how to capture eyes, fur, noses and tongues in pencil, coloured pencil and pastel. The final drawing is a full head study Continue Reading
Happy Christmas! Two wonderful illustrations today by student Priscilla Hocking. Congratulations for being chosen for Christmas day! We would like to take this opportunity to send our students very best wishes for the festive season, from us all here at the London Art College. We hope that you are having a wonderful time!
Two beautiful pantings and drawings today by students Vera Jaouadi and Ava Marley. Both very similar in that they are using a very limited pallet for their work creating the most beautiful effects using this technique. We love Vera’s soft watercolour background and equally Ava’s excellent shading in her sepia drawing. Absolutely superb!
Welcome to the 19th day of our advent calendar. We have quite the collection today with three stunning pieces by our students. Emma Miller has created a very lively Christmas Pigeon. We love the pigeon’s eye and the way he is strutting along modelling a Christmas hat. Our second image is by student Dinah Barker Continue Reading