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!

Mirela Druta – January Calendar

London Art College student Mirela Druta has created and illustrated a calendar for her friends for Christmas. She sent the calendar to her Cartooning tutor John Byrne who thought it was absolutely amazing. So did we! We are thrilled to…

Eleni Sintoris

Hi! I’m Eleni Sintoris and I was a student of the Digital Illustration Diploma Art Course 🙂 I decided to join the course to improve my digital art skills and help fix my complicated relationship with art. I had been…

Jo Allsopp

Jo Allsopp completed our Children’s Book Illustration course in 2001, which once completed, gave her the motivation to train as a tutor specialising in watercolours. She has just released a new book called Loose and Lively Animals in Watercolour, Ink…

Cecilia Beaux: Artistic Mastery and Elegance

Cecilia Beaux, a prominent American portrait painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, left an indelible mark on the art world with her exquisite mastery of portraiture. Born on May 1, 1855, in Philadelphia, Beaux’s talent and dedication…

Raffaella Somma

I’ve been a London Art College student on and off for a while taking up a couple of courses. I completed the Watercolour Diploma and I’m almost at the end of my Pet Portrait Course. My cousin is mad about…

Julia Strube

Our beginner’s painting course offers a gateway to unleash your creativity. Whether you’re a complete novice or have dabbled in painting before, this course is designed to equip you with essential techniques and ignite your passion for self-expression through art….

Jane Ried

Are you the kind of Emerging Artist that prefers zero boundaries and need a nudge to ignite that creative fire you didn’t even know you had? Steven Hersey and the Watercolour course did exactly that for me. Steven’s “ Go…

Ithaca Painting Holidays by Tutor Alan Dedman

Ithaca Painting Holidays is an adventurous learning event conceived and run by artists Alan Dedman and Adriana Eyzaguirre. Scheduled to take place on the island of Ithaca in Summer 2024, Ithaca Painting Holidays provides a quality experience of outdoor painting…

Happy New Year!

We hope our students all had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to start the new year with renewed energy and enthusiasm. As we step into 2024, we wish you all the very best for your painting, drawing and…

Merry Christmas!

We would like to wish all of our readers and students a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope that you all have a lovely relaxing time and we all hope that Father Christmas has given you…

Christmas Card Countdown – 24

Welcome to our Christmas Eve blog post for our Big Christmas Challenge. Today we are proud to showcase an image by student Lisa Norman who reached the final two images for the ADLC Christmas card image competition which we posted…

Christmas Card Countdown – 23

We are very nearly at the end of our big Christmas Challenge. Today we have a lovely snow globe by student Ethne Dian which if you are a member of our Facebook group, you can even see animated! If you…

Christmas Card Countdown – 22

We have a fabulous piece today by London Art College Student Paul Sargeant. It depicts a lovely moment between Rudolph and a snowman. We love it! If you would like your Christmas artwork displayed here on our blog, please do…

Christmas Card Countdown – 21

We have a lovely painting today by London Art College student Catherine Thompson. We love the feel of this painting, it looks all very silvery and like a moonlit scene. Catherine has been given some pearlescent watercolour paints for her…

Christmas Card Countdown – 20

We were so thrilled to receive the amazing artwork today by student Vera Jaoadi, for our big Christmas challenge. Vera has digitally created a card for us, of a skiing snowman on his way to our college! We absolutely love…

Christmas Card Countdown – 19

We are thrilled to show an amazing piece of artwork today from student Ethne Dian for our big Christmas challenge. We love Ethne’s artwork and this one is absolutely fantastic. It’s so pretty and colourful, and we particularly love the…

Christmas Card Countdown – 18

We are absolutely loving Philips Hatter’s series of Santa and Rudoph. We hope you have been following our Big Christmas Challenge? If you haven’t seen the others take a look at day 9 and day 4. We think this is…

Christmas Card Countdown – 17

Welcome to our day 17 of our Christmas card countdown and today’s excellent artwork is by student Oksana. We love the design and its such a happy and jolly piece. Oksana said…. Here is my sketch coloured in photoshop. This…

Christmas Card Countdown – 16

Welcome to our latest blog post with a stunning watercolour painting of three Gonks who seem to have got themselves a little tangled! Can you work out which legs belong to which Gonk? Student Aneesha Dilip painted this superb piece…

Christmas Card Countdown – 15

Welcome to our day 12 of our big Christmas art challenge. Today we have a stunning pastel painting by London Art College student Hilarie Stelfox. Hilarie said – “This is an area of woodland at the back of my house,…

Christmas Card Countdown – 14

We absolutely love this piece and student Nina Phillips has used her googly eyes really well in her artwork, they look fantastic. We are thrilled to see them featured here for our Big Christmas Challenge. There is so much going…

Christmas Card Countdown – 13

A beautiful and vibrant painting today by student Aneesha Dilip who has painted this Rome cityscape for our big Christmas challenge. We love the colours and the atmosphere that Aneesha has created. Well done, superb!!

Christmas Card Countdown – 12

Welcome to our latest blog post and we have a really lovely painting today by student Aneesha Dilip for our Big Christmas challenge artwork. Anesha’s Gonk painting is fabulous and we love how she has used a limited pallet for…

Christmas Card Countdown – 11

We have a wonderful winter scene today by London Art College student Vince Doherty. Its called” first snow on the fields” and its mixed media, watercolour and oil pastels.We absolutely love it, the textures of the trees are excellently observed…

Christmas Card Countdown – 10

One of our favourite watercolour Christmas cards by student Nguyen Khanh Van for our big Christmas Art Challenge. Such a beautiful scene and some lovely watercolour techniques too. Well done Nguyen, we love it!!

Christmas Card Countdown – 9

Another fantastic Christmas card by London Art College student Philips Hatter. We love his Santa and Rudolph artwork.. they could definitely be a set of professional cards. We cant wait to see the next one!

Christmas Card Countdown – 8

Another stunning watercolour painting today by student Nguyen Khanh Van. We absolutely love Nguyen’s wet in wet style in the background. The painting looks soft and wintery. The textures and colours are superb. Well done Nguyen! If you would like…

Christmas Card Countdown – 7

Beautiful painting today by London Art College student Aneesha Dilip. We love the texture on the baubles, along with the deep rich colours too. They look so shiny and magical! Well done Aneesha on a fantastic painting! We love it!

Christmas Card Countdown – 6

Welcome to our day 6 of our big Christmas challenge and today we have the beautiful artwork of student Latha Bhaduri Prabakar. Latha’s stunning painting is so vibrat and full of movement, we absolutely love it! Have you entered your…

Christmas Card Countdown – 5

We are thrilled to show the artwork of London Art College student Sharon Thompson today, a beautiful winter scene in oils. We hope you are enjoying our countdown so far! Would you like to take part? Draw or paint your…

Christmas Card Countdown – 4

Today’s Christmas card countdown has been created by London Art College student Phillip Hatter. Philip has a fantastic drawing style and we of course very much admire his watercolour skills, you can see his winning entry in our official art…

Christmas Card Countdown – 3

Today’s Christmas card countdown is by London Art College student Nguyen Khanh Van. We absolutely love the upside down snowman! So unusual and comical. If you would like your artwork shown here for your own day in our Big Christmas…

Christmas Card Countdown – 2

Welcome to our second day of our big Christmas Challenge and we are starting the day with a lovely illustration from student Julie Smalley. Clement C. Moore’s  ‘The Night Before Christmas’ has it’s 200th anniversary…. Couldn’t not depict a little…

Christmas Card Countdown – 1

Welcome to our Big Christmas Challenge! Today is the start of our countdown to Christmas day with lots of amazing festive artwork from our students. We set them the task of the Big Christmas Challenge which you can read about…

Elis Sheppard

I came across The London Art College when I was looking for a course to take to complete the skill section as part of my Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  I had just completed my Art GCSE at the time…

Linda Flack

I first started attending art classes many years ago mainly as a break from family demands and the daily job. Over the years I have attended many and varying classes and tried different mediums. However now, due to old age,…

The Big Christmas Challenge

Welcome to our final challenge of the year. This challenge is going to span the whole of December and we are hoping to gather lots of Christmas themed artwork from all of our lovely students, to post on the blog…

Weekend Art Challenge – Jingle Bell Jumper Frenzy!

We asked our students this week to design some christmas jumpers. We called it our Jingle Bell Jumper Frenzy! What an amazing challenge this was, such a fabulous idea! We have received some really clever and ingenious designs and we…

Cheryl Day

When I began the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma Course I was looking to pursue a career as a children’s book illustrator, but I was severely lacking the self-confidence. This course has been absolutely brilliant! Each assignment has challenged me and…

Ingrid van Duikeren

I have been creative all my life. Love learning techniques. There is one thing I have always remained faithful to and that is watercolor. Lately, illustrating has also interested me. Wanted to challenge me further in the field of illustration….

Paul Gauguin: A Journey to the Exotic and the Avant-Garde

Paul Gauguin, a French Post-Impressionist painter, is renowned for his vibrant use of colour and his exploration of exotic subjects. His artworks were instrumental in shaping the path of modern art, pushing the boundaries of representation and seeking new forms…

Nurgül Özkeser

Nurgül Özkeser, a student at the London Art College, is currently studying our Botanical Painting course. We have added some of her work for our readers to view below. In the first painting you can see the delicate brushstrokes and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Reflecting Remembrance

Every year we set an art challenge for Remembrance Sunday and I feel that our students have created some beautiful artwork which we hope that you will all take some time to view below. Remembrance Sunday, stands as a solemn…

Lucy Stokes

I had already begun the botanical painting course run by the college when I decided to take on the Watercolour Diploma Course along side it. Botanical painting is quite a challenge for me and I felt that by doing the…

Hilarie Stelfox

Having completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma course last year, I was looking for another challenge and decided to tackle the Illustration course.  The fact that I’d recently studied perspective, figure drawing, composition etc proved to be a huge plus,…

J.M.W. Turner: Master of Light and Atmosphere

Joseph Mallord William Turner, commonly known as J.M.W. Turner, was an English Romantic landscape painter and watercolorist who left an indelible mark on the art world with his captivating and atmospheric works. Turner’s ability to capture the play of light…

Alan Dedman

Our long standing tutor, Alan Dedman, recently hosted a figure drawing workshop, “Drawing the Word,” on Saturday, November 4th, at the White House in Badingham, Suffolk. Despite the challenges posed by widespread flooding in the area, a small but enthusiastic…

Weekend Art Challenge – Playing Cards

Welcome to the results of our weekend art challenge – Playing cards. We challenged the students to create a unique and visually captivating artwork on a standard playing card. We have received some excellent responses from our students. Well done…

Ruth O’Brien

London Art College student Ruth O’Brein has recently completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. We have added a few of Ruths pieces below chosen by our tutor Paul Weaver to be showcased on our blog. We hope that you…

Nurgül Özkeser

We have a beautiful selection of artwork today by London Art College student Nurgül Özkeser who is studying our Botanical Painting Diploma course. We will have some of Nurgül’s botanical studies here to show in an up and coming blog…

Joshua Thornton

I found the Drawing and Painting course quite challenging, especially the landscape segments. I feel that the structure and Paul’s advice has made significant improvements in my ability. I have also gained a lot more confidence. I have always sketched…

Andy Warhol: Pop Art Pioneer and Cultural Icon

Andy Warhol, an American artist, filmmaker, and leading figure of the Pop Art movement, revolutionised the art world with his unique approach to popular culture and consumerism. Through his vibrant and iconic artworks, Warhol challenged traditional artistic norms, blurring the…

Amelie Schottler

This art-course was a Christmas present because I wanted to get into digital-illustration a bit and looking back now, it seems this was one of the best presents I ever got. Thanks Mom, you’re the best! In this course I…

Weekend Art Challenge – Scary Halloween Jars

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in this weekend’s art challenge! While we understand that this particular challenge might not have been everyone’s cup of tea, it was perfect for those who enjoy crafting, especially those with children…

Maria Ei Zar

I found this original photo from iStock image. By the photo reference, I demonstrated this drawing by live tutorial for my students how to draw perspective (2 points perspective), ink line drawing also how to put Watercolor. I was using ordinary…

Stella Rowlands

Having taken four courses with London Art College over the years, I have had the opportunity to experiment with a number of different mediums and surfaces. I would say that my favourite is dry media. Both  pastel and coloured pencil….

Fara Rasoanindrainy

Once in a while, life makes us a lovely present out of the blue and studying Digital Illustration at London Art College with Monique Bailey as tutor was one of those presents. Looking at my current illustrations, I just cannot…

The London Art College Competition Winner & Runner-up

Welcome to the winners of this years 2023 London Art College Art Competition! The winner is student Philip Hatter and the runner up is Van Khanh Nguyen. Congratulations to both students, a very well deserved win! We have added both…

Peter J Hodgson

I recently dedicated some time to volunteer at the hospital where I serve as the Artists in Residence. I arranged and conducted two Gel Printmaking Workshops, perfectly timed to align with the hospital’s Wellbeing Week. I’m particularly pleased with the…

Pablo Picasso: The Revolutionary Artist Who Transformed Modern Art

Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His innovative approach and prolific output challenged traditional artistic norms and reshaped the course of…

Monika Cilmi

We are excited to announce that our lovely tutor Monika is about to have an exhibition in Greece. We have added the details below in case any of our students can attend!

Weekend Art Challenge – Famous Artwork

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we asked our students to find a famous painting and recreate it! Wow! What amazing artwork we have received. Our students went all out this week and we love the results. Our…

Audrey Quinton

Chibi characters have captured the hearts of many art enthusiasts around the world with their adorable and exaggerated features. Derived from the Japanese word “chibi,” meaning “short” or “small,” Chibi characters are stylised and cute renditions of people, animals, and…

Judith Laux

Our Oil Painting Course has consistently proven to be a source of inspiration for aspiring artists. Among the students who have undertaken this course Judith Laux stands out to us and we are proud to showcase her work on our…

Michelangelo: A Creative Genius and Master of the Renaissance

Michelangelo Buonarroti, an Italian artist of the 15th and 16th centuries, is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists in history. His exceptional talent and artistic vision spanned various disciplines, including sculpture, painting, and architecture. From his early life…

Weekend Art Challenge – Festive Request!!

This weeks art challenge comes with a difference! We are looking for a festive piece of artwork to be submitted for consideration for this years ADLC’s Christmas card. The cards are for them to send, not for sale. Credit will…

Weekend Art Challenge – Colours of Autumn Trees

Welcome to the results of this weekend art challenge all about the colours of Autumn trees! We have received some absolutely stunning pieces of artwork this week. To start us off, our featured image is a beautiful watercolour by Rachel…

Eveline Aeschlimann

Our Portrait Painting Course gives students the skills and techniques needed to create stunning and lifelike portraits. One such student who has created some remarkable artwork is Eveline Aeschlimann. Eveline has been working through the course and has recently produced…

Jane Reid

Hello from Canada  I stumbled upon London Art College in 2022  looking for brand new learning challenges in my 60’s. With zero art experience I truly didn’t have a clue and had no idea about mediums, types of paper or…

Title: Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Master Sculptor and Architect of the Baroque Era

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, an Italian artist of the 17th century, is celebrated as one of the most influential figures in the history of sculpture and architecture. Born in Naples, Italy, in 1598, Bernini’s exceptional talent and creativity propelled him to…

London Art College Competition

The London Art College competition is now closed. The entries are all in and you can see them on our website here – London Art College Competition 2023 Entries. The finalists have also been chosen by our tutors and these…

Weekend Art Challenge – Architectural Wonders

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge, where we set our students the task of drawing and painting architectural wonders that they admire. Whether it is a building or a street near where they live, or a structure in the…

Smitha Jayaprakash

The London Art College offers a comprehensive and enriching portrait painting course that caters to both aspiring and experienced artists. This course provides students with a solid foundation in portraiture, teaching them essential techniques and principles to create captivating and…

Davina Raffaelli

The London Art College’s Beginners Drawing Course offers aspiring artists a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of drawing. Tutor Monika Cilmi provides a nurturing and supportive environment for students to explore their artistic abilities. Through a combination of theoretical instruction…

Jan Vermeer: Master of Light and Intimacy

Jan Vermeer, a Dutch painter of the 17th century, is renowned for his masterful use of light, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to capture intimate moments in everyday life. Born in Delft, Netherlands, in 1632, Vermeer’s artistic career…