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 – Mythical Creatures

Welcome to our mythical creatures art challenge! We absolutely love this challenge as it allowed our students to let loose on being very creative and building and designing characters from their imagination. Our featured image this week is by student…

Stefan Muller

If you possess a passion for the Science Fiction and Fantasy, the London Art College offers an excellent course that will transport you into a universe of boundless creativity. Guided by tutor John Byrne, students embark on a transformative journey,…

Catherine Taynton

Title: Unleash Your Inner Artist: Explore the London Art College Portrait Painting Art Course If you have a passion for art and an inclination towards painting the human form and portraits, our Portrait Painting Art Course would be an ideal…

Mary Cassatt: Celebrating Intimacy and the Beauty of Everyday Life

Mary Cassatt, an influential American artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, made a significant impact on the world of art with her unique perspective and portrayal of women and children. Born on May 22, 1844, in Pennsylvania,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Cocktails

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we asked the students to draw or paint cocktails. They had free reign on size, style and medium. We have received some wonderful pieces which you can view in full below. Our…

Maria Santos

The London Art College offers a pastel course that delves into the techniques and beauty of this versatile medium. The pastel course is designed to cater to both beginners and experienced artists who wish to master the art of pastels….

Claire Wain

The London Art College offers an Oil Painting Certificate Course that is suitable for anyone of any abilities. You can explore the subtle art of painting with oils with this course and it will help you paint with confidence. You…

Gustav Klimt: The Golden Elegance of Viennese Art

Gustav Klimt, a renowned Austrian artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is celebrated for his opulent and distinctive style that combined elements of Symbolism and Art Nouveau. Born on July 14, 1862, in Baumgarten, near Vienna, Klimt’s…

Weekend Art Challenge – Wheels

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results, where we set our students the task to draw or paint a piece of art including the subject matter of a wheel or wheels. And what a wonderful challenge. It has produced…

Mari-Ann Berg

Immersed in a world of vibrant hues, our Colour Awareness course unveils the magical realm of colours to its students. Aspiring artists who embark on this creative journey are transported to a place where they discover the boundless possibilities of…

Kirsten Archer

In 2022, I enrolled on the Landscape Painting Diploma taught by Paul Weaver.  I wanted to learn more and to grow my skills in painting. Throughout the course, I have learned so many things and has been really beneficial in…

Rosalba Carriera: A Portrait of Elegance and Artistry

Rosalba Carriera, a prominent 18th-century Italian artist, is hailed for her exquisite portraits and captivating pastel works. Born on October 7, 1675, in Venice, Italy, Carriera’s artistic talent and dedication to her craft made her a trailblazer in the world…

Weekend Art Challenge – Frogs and Toads

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we set our students the task of creating artwork around the subject of frogs and toads. We have received some superb pieces including our featured mage this week by London Art College…

Jen Neame

The London Art College’s Graphic Design Diploma course, guided by tutor Heather Rooney, offers aspiring designers a platform to explore their artistic abilities and develop their skills. Today, we celebrate the achievements of student Jen Neame who has successfully completed…

Gemma Hughes

At the London Art College, we believe in nurturing the creative talents of aspiring young artists. Our Drawing for Children course provide a supportive and inspiring environment where children can explore their artistic abilities, learn fundamental drawing techniques, and develop…

Mark Rothko: Captivating the Essence of Colour and Emotion

Mark Rothko, a prominent figure in abstract expressionism, revolutionised the art world with his iconic colour-field paintings. Born on September 25, 1903, in Dvinsk, Russia (now Daugavpils, Latvia), Rothko’s artistic journey led him to create deeply evocative and emotionally charged…

Weekend Art Challenge – Digital Delights

Welcome to the results of this weekend’s art challenge on the theme of digital art. It wasn’t an easy one, as not everyone has access to a computer, tablet or software to create artwork in. However we want to continue…

Ivana Zeravica

I am doing the Beginners Drawing Course with Steven Hersey who I find is an exceptional teacher. I always enjoyed Art, even at high-school…but it never took me in any direction where I could make it work at that time. However…

Maria Pactwa

Our Colour Awareness Course is a wonderful opportunity for artists to deepen their understanding and mastery of colour in their artwork. The course is designed to help students explore the intricacies of colour theory, develop a keen eye for colour…

Edgar Degas: Master of Movement and Light

Edgar Degas, a prominent figure in the Impressionist movement, left an indelible mark on the art world with his innovative approach to capturing movement, light, and the everyday moments of life. Born on July 19, 1834, in Paris, Degas became…

Weekend Art Challenge – Butterflies & Moths

Here we are, once again, amazed and delighted by the talent showcased by our lovely students in our weekend art challenge. We firmly believe that creativity knows no bounds and every student holds the potential to create something truly magical….

Sarah Williams

One of our students who has submitted a wonderful piece of artwork for our illustrating children’s books diploma course is Sarah Williams. She painted a watercolour illustration of a cow and a blue tit in a hot air balloon flying…

Ethne Dian

Our Chibi Character Creation Art Course is a Diploma Course tutored by Monique Piscaer-Bailey. The course teaches you how to create your own original Chibi characters from scratch. Chibi, meaning “small” or “short” in Japanese, refers to a cute and…

Salvador Dalí: Unleashing the Surreal Imagination

Salvador Dalí was born on May 11, 1904, in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. He displayed artistic talent from a young age and received formal art education at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in Madrid. During his time…

Weekend Art Challenge – Garden Flowers

Welcome to our big reveal of beautiful paintings from our recent weekend art challenge – Blooming Bliss Garden Flowers. The idea of this challenge was to capture the essence of blooming flowers along with their vibrant colours in all their…

Inga Berkenstrater

The London Art College offers a Colour Awareness Course that is designed to explore how colours interact and affect people in their daily lives. The course also helps to improve your application of colours and give you a working knowledge…

Artemisia Gentileschi: A Trailblazing Baroque Painter

Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian Baroque artist, defied societal norms and emerged as one of the most accomplished painters of her time. Born on July 8, 1593, in Rome, Gentileschi overcame significant obstacles as a woman in the male-dominated art world,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Shades of Pencil

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we set our students the task of creating a drawing, in any subject, but only using pencil. They could use as many grades of pencil and any techniques they wished. We have…

René Mansilla

The London Art College offers a Beginners’ Drawing Online Art Course which teaches students how to draw using various techniques such as perspective, shapes and shadows, pencil, pen and ink drawing, use of charcoal, coloured pencils, pastels and chalk. Student…

Trudy Bonnet

One of our lovely students, Trudy Bonnet, has completed a fantastic exercise for the Illustrating children’s books diploma course. She has illustrated a creepy poem called “When all is dark” and has come up with some great ideas. The poem…

Takashi Murakami: A Fusion of Pop Culture & Contemporary Art

Takashi Murakami, a contemporary Japanese artist, has become synonymous with his vibrant and whimsical artworks that bridge the gap between high and low culture. Born on February 1, 1962, in Tokyo, Murakami has gained international recognition for his unique style,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Coloured Pencil

We are absolutely thrilled to reveal the artwork created in this weekend’s art challenge on Coloured Pencil Delights. The creativity and dedication from our students have left us quite inspired. One piece that caught our eye is by student, Dave…

Maria Murphy

Our Botanical Coloured Pencil Illustration course is a diploma course that teaches students how to portray flowers and plants using coloured pencils. One of our students, Maria Murphy, is working on the course currently and has created some amazing artwork…

Muneer Junejo

Like most others, I was motivated to join the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course during the pandemic when shut away from mundane daily distractions. I have always enjoyed sketching in my childhood and continued drawing on holidays and free time…

Raphael: The Maestro of Renaissance Art

Raphael, born on April 6, 1483, in Urbino, Italy, is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance. His extraordinary talent and artistic prowess propelled him to prominence during his short but prolific career. Raphael’s contributions…

Weekend Art Challenge – Bugs

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results where we asked students to create a kind of bugs eye view of the world. We have received some amazing pieces this week and we are loving the spiders web by student…

Miriam Eisenbacher 

London Art college student Miriam Eisenbacher has submitted her first set of artwork for the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course. We are absolutely delighted to be able to showcase her first set here! We love her little fox and cub wet…

Lisa Norman

Crow PaintingI absolutely love doing the Drawing With Pens Course and have been practicing every second I can. I take part in as many art workshops as I possibly can in my spare time and my crow picture was created…

Amadeo Modigliani: A Visionary of Elegance and Emotion

Amadeo Modigliani, an Italian artist of the early 20th century, left an indelible mark on the art world with his distinctive style and emotive portraits. With his elongated figures, sensuous curves, and enigmatic expressions, Modigliani created a body of work…

Weekend Art Challenge – Nordic Tales

We want to extend a thank you to all students who took part in this weekend’s art challenge – Nordic Tales. All of the submitted paintings, drawings, and ink work showcase the magic of Nordic folklore. Our featured image this…

Amanda Helliwell

The Self Portrait….The first time I used chalk pastels was in the Beginners Drawing course, and I loved the texture and how you could layer the colours, so was excited that there was a course dedicated to drawing with pastels….

Liza Brown

I have very much enjoyed following the Chinese Brush Painting Course with Monika Climi.  Her advice and encouragement have been invaluable.  I feel I am just beginning to get a feel for the practice and on a few occasions have…

Diego Velázquez: The Master of Light & Shadows

Diego Velázquez, a Spanish painter of the 17th century, is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists in Western art history. His masterful use of light and shadows, combined with his exceptional ability to capture the human form, revolutionised…

Weekend Art Challenge – Under Sea Delight

We are absolutely thrilled to share the incredible artwork that students have submitted for our “Under the Sea” art challenge this weekend. You have truly amazed us with your imagination and skills! First and foremost, we must mention student Nina…

Carla Buckley

I decided to embark on the London Art College’s Drawing and Painting course during the lockdowns. I’ve always enjoyed drawing but the drawing and painting course really pushed me out of my comfort zone. I suddenly had to tackle perspective,…

Rosalind

The Drawing and Painting Diploma course was a comprehensive one, covering all aspects of drawing and media – from drawing exercises such as the line drawing of the kitchen interior and life studies to exercises and compositions with various media….

Georgia O’Keeffe: An Icon of American Modernism

Georgia O’Keeffe, born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, was a pioneering figure in American art. Renowned for her unique style, bold compositions, and vibrant depictions of natural forms, O’Keeffe remains one of the most influential and celebrated…

Weekend Art Challenge – Fresh Harvest

The “Fresh Harvest” Art Challenge is our most recent weekend art challenge which allowed our students to explore the vibrant world of fresh fruits and vegetables. The response to the challenge was excellent, with a very diverse range of artwork…

Linda Flack

Linda has just completed the coloured pencil course with a distinction and we have added some of Lindas artwork below for studnets to view. We feel that Lindas work is outstandingly brilliant and hope that her artwork inspires our students and…

Natalia Karavaeva

London Art College student Natalia Karavaeva is currently working through our Beginners Drawing course with tutor Steven Hersey. Natalia’s artwork is absolutely wonderful and we are so pleased to be able to show it here on our blog. We are…

Eugène Delacroix: The Romantic Master of French Art

Eugène Delacroix, a prominent figure of the Romantic movement, remains one of the most celebrated artists in the history of French art. Known for his vibrant and emotionally charged works, Delacroix played a pivotal role in revolutionising the art world…

Weekend Art Challenge – Lighthouses

Hello and welcome to our weekly art challenge results! We are so impressed by all the students who submitted their paintings and drawings to this weekend’s art challenge on lighthouses. You have shown us your creativity, skill, and passion for…

Tutor Maggy Roberts Exhibition!

SUMMER EXHIBITION 9th August – 9th September 2023 Opening Party on Wednesday 9th August, 6pm – 8pm For our summer exhibition we are welcoming back much loved artists Maggy Roberts with her joyful and colourful depiction of rural views and…

Rob Edwards

Rob Edwards a lovely student who is halfway through our Pet Portraits Diploma Course. We have selected a few of his pieces from the exercises that he has tackled during the first section of the course and added them below….

Margaret Martin

I have always had an interest in drawing and painting and I very much enjoy pottering around art galleries in my spare time. I stopped drawing as work and family took over my time but it is something I have…

Albrecht Dürer: A Master of Renaissance Art

Albrecht Dürer, born in 1471 in Nuremberg, Germany, was an exceptionally talented painter, printmaker, and theorist who left an indelible mark on the world of art during the Renaissance period. Renowned for his technical prowess, meticulous attention to detail, and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Cacti

Welcome to this weeks results for our weekend art challenge on the subject of Cacti. We are delighted to share with you some of the artwork that our students have created. We received some lovely submissions that showed creativity for…

Exploring the Color Wheel: Unveiling the Meaning and Opposites of Colors

Colours have a powerful influence on our emotions, perceptions, and overall well-being. They can evoke feelings of joy, calmness, or even excitement. Therefore they can alter the way a viewer feels when they look at one of your paintings. One…

Henri Matisse: A Pioneer of Colour and Expression

Henri Matisse was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He is best known for his use of color, which he used to create expressive, decorative, and large-scale paintings. Matisse was also a skilled draughtsman, printmaker, and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Shells and Pebbles

In our latest weekend art challenge, we delved into the enchanting world of seashells and pebbles, encouraging our students to explore their textures, colours, and intricate details through painting and drawing. Our featured image today is by student Catherine Thompson,…

Rebecca Smith

We have a great image for assignment 2 from student Rebecca Smith on the Illustrating Diploma Course. Beautifully observed items from under the sink, integrated creatively into a great response to the brief. Well done Rebecca!

Melissa Talbot

London art college student Melissa Talbot, has completed her Drawing and Painting Diploma course, earning herself a well-deserved distinction. Throughout her course, Melissa has explored a diverse range of subjects, impressing her tutor, Paul Weaver, with her progress and development…

Julie Lunn

I started the Drawing and Painting Diploma, taught by Paul Weaver, during the Covid pandemic. I have wanted to take an art course for a long time and this online possibility was perfect for me. It took me a long while to…

Weekend Art Challenge – Birds

We are thrilled to showcase an incredible amount of artwork for our weekend art challenge this week, submitted by our students. The challenge encouraged them to explore the captivating world of birds and create artwork that captured their beauty and…

Napoleon Crossing the Alps

Napoleon Crossing the Alps is one of the most iconic and celebrated artworks of all time. Painted by French artist Jacques-Louis David in 1801, the artwork depicts Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, leading his army across the Alps. The painting is…

Weekend Art Challenge – Watercolour

In our latest weekend art challenge, we invited students to explore the mesmerising world of watercolour painting. With its delicate, translucent nature, watercolour has the power to evoke emotions and capture fleeting moments. We received some beautiful paintings this week…

Weekend Art Challenge – Illustrate a Quote

Welcome to another of our weekend art challenge results! We’re thrilled to share the entries of our latest weekend art challenge – “Illustrate a Quote.” This challenge encouraged students to bring words to life through their artistic interpretations and we…

Karin Weston

When I was younger, I used to consider drawing and painting a big part of who I was, part of my identity. As time went by, having a family and working full time as a teacher, I gradually lost touch…

Diane Spong

Meet Diane Spong, a dedicated London Art College student who is currently on set 4 of her assignments. Diane has been putting in tremendous effort and commitment to her studies, and we are thrilled by the latest two drawings she…

Girl with a Pearl Earring

The Girl with a Pearl Earring is a famous painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, completed in 1665. The painting is a portrait of a young woman, dressed in a turban and wearing a pearl earring, and has become…

Weekend Art Challenge – Cardboard!

A big thank you to all of our students who participated in our Cardboard Art Challenge! We asked our students to explore the everyday material of cardboard that we happily disregard on a daily basis, transforming it into artwork. Student…

Shishir Keluskar

I recently completed the “Drawing and Painting Online Art Course” from “London Art College”. I have to say it was an excellent experience. As someone who works full-time as a software developer, I was looking for a way to utilize…

Nelli Begg

The Covid pandemic disrupted lives for people all over the world, however for some it presented an opportunity for creative exploration. Nelli Begg, a London Art College student, is one such person. Prior to lockdown, she had never picked up…

Weekend Art Challenge – Rabbits & Hares

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge! We’re thrilled to share the incredible results where our students unleashed their creativity through the depiction of hares and rabbits. This enchanting theme allowed our students to create a diverse array of beautiful…

Brenda Flaherty

Having just completed the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma Course I now look at books with some awe and a new appreciation of the illustrator’s skill. It pushed me way out of my comfort zone at times when trying best to…