Category: Student Artwork

These posts show student artwork from our Online Art Courses and the artwork that students produce while working on them. Learning how to paint or draw, graphic design, colour theory, Chinese brush painting, history of art …and more!

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Animals Eyes

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge. We set our students the task this week to creating paintings or drawings of ‘animals eyes’. Students could choose whichever medium they preferred to create them in. We have received…

Mirela Druta – July Calendar

Todays artwork is by Mirela Druta. If you haven’t been following our monthly calendar please do check back on previous months. Mirela has illustrated an entire calendar for her friends and family and we are thrilled to be able to…

Boryana Zamyarska

Mediums I used are aquarelle paints. These two are my last submissions for course in Botanical Illustration tutored by Polly O’Leary. I take onions from my garden with idea to cook them and then I thought they look so nice…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Ballet Dancers

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge. This week we set our students the challenge of creating artwork on the subject of Ballet Dancers. This challenge was quite an open topic with plenty of choice for creating…

Tracey Tansell

We are thrilled to introduce London Art College student Tracey Tansell, who has just completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma course with a well-deserved Distinction. Tracey has work very hard and it shows in her artwork. She has excelled in…

London Art College – Competition 2024

We are excited to announce the London Art College 2024 Art Competition is now open. Enter any piece of artwork that you have created either from coursework or your own work. You might want to create a piece especially for…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Pigs & Piglets

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge all about Pigs and Piglets. Our students have created some beautiful artwork this week, truly superb. Our students have also used a variety of mediums from pen and ink, pastel,…

Kat Spencer

We have a superb selection of artwork from London Art College student Kat Spencer today who has completed the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. We absolutely love Kats artwork, very creative, colourful and full of texture. Our Illustrating Diploma Course…

Nurgul Ozkeser

We love posting artwork and creative projects that our students are working on as well as their courses. Here are two projects London Art College student Nurgul Ozkeser has been working on recently. Tray artwork! Very unusual and unique. We…

Weekend Art Challenge – Stillness and Serenity

We hope that the results to this weekends art challenge finds you relaxed. Why not take a lovely well deserved 5 minute break and breathe deeply whilst looking at the results of our stillness and serenity challenge. The students have…

Jane Cummings

Welcome to the artwork of London Art College student Jane Cummings who is progressing through the Botanical Coloured Pencil Course with tutor Grannie Murphy. Jane has created and submitted some lovely pieces and we have included a few here for…

Anuradha Mondal

We are always proud to showcase the work of our students when they have completed their courses, and one such student is Anuradha Mondal. Recently, Anuradha completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course achieving a Distinction under the mentorship of…

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery, located in the heart of London, is a beacon for emerging artists and a hub of inspiration for art enthusiasts. The Saatchi Gallery was founded by Charles Saatchi in 1985 with the primary aim of showcasing contemporary…

Weekend Art Challenge: Stillness and Serenity

In this weekend art challenge, we invite you to explore the concept of stillness and serenity by depicting a peaceful and tranquil scene. This challenge hopefully encourages you to convey a sense of calmness and tranquillity in your artwork. Emphasize…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Rabbits & Hares

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we asked our students to create artwork of hares and rabbits. We have received some beautiful pieces this week, some lovely watercolours, mixed media and some digital paintings too. These challenges really…

Isabelle-Louise Houareau

London Art College student Isabelle-Louise signed up to our Drawing and Painting Diploma shortly after the birth of her baby. The flexibility of our course proved to be a life saver in her ability to balance her role as a…

Raffaella Somma

My Journey with the London Art College (LAC) Art has always been a passion of mine. But I grew up at a time when parents and family would often say: “what are you wasting time with colouring-in and drawing?” or…

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, fondly known as The Met, stands as one of the most prestigious art museums in the world. Nestled in the heart of New York City, it boasts a collection that spans over 5,000 years of…

Weekend Art Challenge Hares & Rabbits

Welcome to our latest art challenge! Jump into the enchanting world of hares and rabbits in any medium you wish. You could create artwork on a head portrait cut to white, a full body study, or perhaps a full blown…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Hands

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results where we asked our students to draw or paint their hands. Or someone else’s if they could find someone to sit for them! We have received some stunning pieces, particularly admiring the…

Ethne Dian

Art is a journey. Every step leads to new creativity. For London Art College student Ethne Dian, this journey has been marked by a seamless transition from our Illustration Diploma Course to our Cartooning Diploma Course, with a visual transformation…

Ivana Zeravica

London Art College student Ivana has created some incredible embroidery illustration in her own time and we are thrilled to be able to showcase it here on our blog. We hope that it inspires other student to have a go….

Exploring the Treasures of the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum, the national museum of the Netherlands, stands as a beacon of art and culture in Amsterdam. For art students, it offers an unparalleled journey through the history of Dutch art and beyond. From its vast collection of masterpieces…

Weekend Art Challenge: Expressive Hands

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we would love for you to explore drawing or painting your own hand… or someone else’s! Spend some time observing your hand. Try to look at the structure, including bones, muscles,…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Psychedelic Art

Welcome to the results of our weekend art challenge where we asked our students to create artwork using psychedelic colours. We absolutely love the results our students have created, which you can see below. Nina has even used our logo…

Nurgul Ozkeser

We find our students are not only working on their courses, they are also being creative outside of their coursework too. We always love hearing what our students are getting up to, and Nurgul has very kindly shared with us…

Mirela Druta – June Calendar

If our readers have been following along this year, they will have already seen some of Mirela’s artwork adorning our blog. Each month we are showcasing a new page from Mirela’s yearly calendar. In this month of June, Mirella has…

Café Terrace at Night

Vincent van Gogh, one of the most celebrated artists of the Post-Impressionist era, created some of the most iconic and emotionally resonant works in art history. Among these masterpieces is “Café Terrace at Night,” painted in 1888. This vibrant and…

Weekend Art Challenge: Psychedelic Art

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we would love our students to create a piece of art that encompasses the vibrant colours, swirling patterns, and optical illusions of psychedelic art. Get ready to unleash your creativity and…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Landmarks

This weekend, our students really embraced our Landmark Challenge idea. We asked them to draw or paint a landmark they know or admire. The task was simple. Choose a landmark that holds personal or historical significance, and bring it to…

Barbara Simon

The London Art College has long been a beacon for aspiring artists, offering comprehensive courses that blend traditional techniques with modern creativity. Among our most sought-after programs is the Drawing and Painting Diploma, a course designed to hone the skills…

Ingrid van Duikeren

Looking for an illustration course, with feedback of a tutor, I was glad to found the online art courses of London Art College. I recently finished the course, digital illustration. The digital illustration course and especially the assignments, have given…

The Blossoming Genius of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh, renowned for his emotive brushstrokes and vivid colour palettes, produced a series of blossom paintings that stand in a slightly different stylistic light compared to his other works. While much of van Gogh’s oeuvre is characterized by…

Weekend Art Challenge – Landmarks

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we would like you to choose a landmark around the world that inspires you and draw or paint it. It might be somewhere that you have visited or it might be…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Dark Stary Sky

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we have set our students the task of creating a piece of artwork along the lines of a dark stary sky. We have received some amazing pieces, not only with a dark…

Lucy O’Donnell

London Art College student Lucy O’Donnell has completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course with flying colours. She was awarded a distinction by her tutor Paul Weaver, who was absolutely thrilled with Lucy’s progress. Paul said… Lucy has an amazing…

Barbara O’Loan

London Art College student Barbara O’Loan is currently working through our Still life course with tutor Alan Deadman. Alan is particularly impressed with Barbara’s work and we are thrilled to be able to showcase some of it here on our…

The Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa, also known as La Gioconda, is arguably the most famous painting in the world. Created by the renowned Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, this masterpiece has captivated audiences for centuries with its enigmatic expression and masterful technique….

Weekend Art Challenge – Dark Stary Sky

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, wed love you to get your paints out and try to capture a dark stary sky. Whether it be a wet in wet watercolour with yellow droplets for stars or something…

Weekend Art Challenge Results

Welcome to our most recent results for our weekend art challenge where we set our students the task to create a piece of artwork using the letter B. It could be in any medium or style, just as long as…

Vera Jaouadi

We have very much enjoyed having Vera as a student and we would like to wish her all the best for her future paintings and drawings. I enjoyed my digital illustration course with Monique. It seems to me that I…

Delia Chamberlain

We have some stunning paintings and preparatory work today by London Art College student Delia Chamberlin, who is studying our Still Life art course with tutor Alan Dedman. Delia is mid way through the course and we are very much…

Francisco Goya

Francisco Goya, a titan of Spanish art, stands as a testament to the transformative power of creativity amidst tumultuous times. Born in 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain, Goya’s artistic journey traversed the late Baroque, Rococo, and Romantic periods. His work not…

Weekend Art Challenge – Orange and Black

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we set our students the task to create a painting or drawing of anything they would like as long as it was in the colours orange and black. We are absolutely thrilled…

Benjamin Magesh

London Art College student Benjamin Magnesh has created another stunning piece under the tutelage of Alan Dedman on the Landscape Painting Diploma Course. The landscape diploma course delves deeply into both the technical and conceptual aspects of landscape art. Students…

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger’s art is characterized by her signature use of black-and-white imagery overlaid with provocative, concise text in a bold red font, creating visually striking pieces that demand attention and introspection. Her works often confront viewers with questions about the…

Weekend Art Challenge: Orange and Black

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we are setting our students the task of creating a piece of artwork only using the colours orange and black. It can be a full range of oranges and blacks from…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Insects & Bugs

Welcome to our latest blog post for our most recent weekend art challenge all about insects and bugs. We have received some beautiful artwork this week, which you can see below. Some stunning coloured pencil pieces, digital art, watercolour, mixed…

Mirela Druta – May Calendar

This year is flying by and we have another page of Mirela’s amazing calendar to show you for the month of May. If you have been missing Mirela’s previous calendar illustrations, students can use the search icon at the top…

Marjorie Olsen

London Art College student Marjorie Olsen has created two stunning illustrations for her first set of work on the Children’s Book Illustration Course. Marjorie’s tutor Maggy Roberts was thrilled with her submission and cant wait to see what Marjorie produces…

Rachel Ruysch

In the realm of Dutch Golden Age painting, where masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer reign supreme, Rachel Ruysch carved out her own niche as one of the most talented still-life painters of her time. Born on June 3, 1664, in…

Weekend Art Challenge: Insects and Bugs

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we would love our students to explore the fascinating world of insects and bugs. Your task is to create artwork inspired by the beauty of insects and bugs in any style…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Bottle and Glass

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results. This week we set our students the task of creating artwork around the subject of a bottle and glass. Glass is a wonderfully reflective texture to portray and lighting can play a…

Benjamin Magesh

This stunning painting has been created by London Art College student Benjamin Magesh whilst working along side tutor Alan Dedman on the Landscape Painting Diploma Course. We will be posting more of Benjamin’s artwork over the coming weeks, however we…

Alan Dedman Exhibition

London Art College tutor Alan Dedman is currently showing some of his work at studio1.1, Shoreditch, in London. Part of ‘This Year’s Model ’24, part II’ Alan’s work has been selected because it is an example of original development based…

Svetlana Akiva

London Art College student Svetlana Akiva has recently completed the Landscape Diploma Course with tutor Paul Weaver. Svetlana received a Distinction for her overall mark and we are delighted for her. Svetlana was one of Paul’s students on the Drawing…

Bettina Steinke

Bettina Louise Steinke, born on June 25, 1913, in Biddeford, Maine, was destined to leave an indelible mark on the world of portraiture. Her father, the charismatic cartoonist and entertainer Jolly Bill Steinke, fostered her creative spirit. After graduating from…

Weekend Art Challenge – Bottle & Glass

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we would like you to find a bottle and a glass… or two and try to draw or paint them. You can accompany your objects with other items such a cheese…

Weekend Art Challenge Results: The Letter A

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge! We set our students the task of creating a piece of artwork starting with the letter A. It could have been on any topic or subject as long as it…

Alan Dedman – Ithaca Painting Holidays

London Art College tutor Alan Dedman is an artist known for his vibrant and expressive paintings. With a career spanning several decades, Alan has established himself as a prominent figure in the contemporary art scene, particularly in the realm of…

Angela Chalmers

I’m a student on the Coloured Pencil Course with tutor Paul Weaver. This is a photo of my work in progress for an assignment on my course, plus the finished drawing. I stacked a load of ‘Gu’ jars on a…

Gwen John

Gwendolen Mary John was born on June 22, 1876, in Haverfordwest, Wales. She was the second of four children born to Edwin William John and Augusta Smith. Augusta, an amateur watercolour painter, encouraged the children’s interest in literature and art….

Weekend Art Challenge: The Letter A

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this weekends art challenge we would like you to draw or paint something beginning with the letter A. It can be the actual letter, or it can be something like an Apple, Aardvark,…

Weekend Art Challenge Results – Blue and White

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results. This week we asked our students to create any artwork, as long as it was limited to the colours blue and white. As you can see our students have created some absolutely…

Kathryn Peters-Smith

My name is Kathryn and I have just enrolled on the Landscape Diploma Course and am really looking forward to getting started.   I have attached a photo of one of my absolutely favourite landscape pieces that I have painted so…

Monika Cilmi

Join our tutor Monika for an origami workshop at The Valley Evesham as part of our Showa Day Celebrations! Immerse yourself in the art of paper folding in our cozy tipi tent, led by the talented Monika Cilmi – a…

Ariana Harkiolakis

Ariana Harkiolakis is a 23-year-old artist based in Athens, Greece. Ariana was diagnosed at the age of 2 with high-functioning autism. However, she has not let that stop her from finding a fulfilling life through art and music. Ariana has…

Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) was an American artist renowned for her elegant and sensitive portraits. She was the first woman to teach art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Cecilia Beaux painted many famous subjects, including First Lady Edith…

Weekend Art Challenge: Blue and White

Welcome to this weekend’s art challenge! In this challenge, we are setting our students the task of creating a painting or coloured pencil drawing only using the colours blue and white. It can be a full range of blues and…

Weekend Art Challenge

Happy Easter to all of our students and readers. We hope that you enjoy viewing the results of this weekends art challenge on the theme of Easter. Well done to everyone who took part this week and we hope that…

Diane Davies

London Art College student Diane Davies has been working on our Landscape Diploma Course with tutor Paul Weaver and these are a few of Diane’s pieces from one of her assignments. We love Diane’s strong and confident drawings of buildings….

Diana Pendragon

London Art College student Diana Pendragon has been creating some super illustrations whilst she has been working with tutor Maggy Roberts on the Illustrating Children’s Diploma Course We love the Row your boat illustration with the mouse in a walnut…

Mirela Druta – April Calendar

Welcome to the first of the month and a new calendar by student Mirela Drupta. Mirela is studying our Cartooning Diploma Course and we have been featuring her work each month from her amazing calendar she created for 2024. We…

Rembrandt’s Self Portrait with Two Circles

At first glance, “Self-Portrait with Two Circles” captivates with its arresting presence. Rembrandt, depicted in a contemplative pose, gazes out at the viewer with piercing intensity. Yet, it’s the presence of two circles sketched lightly behind him that adds an…

Weekend Art Challenge – Easter

Welcome to our latest art challenge where we would like you to illustrate the theme of Easter. It can be anything that you associate with the festivities or meaning behind Easter. We have added a few images below for to…