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!

Young Artists Student Artwork

This is a new piece of work from one of my own students, she is a young artist currently practising tonal ranges and learning how to create three dimensional form by using various shading techniques. I think you will agree…

Coloured Pencil Student

This is a very unusual piece from a current coloured pencil student and I feel they have really created something special here. I hope you find it inspiring.

Drawing of a Hotel in Coloured Pencil

Here we have a very bight and sunny drawing of a hotel in coloured pencil by a student who is studying the Drawing and Painting Diploma.Buildings can be excellent subjects to depict and perspective, light and shadows will always come…

Coloured Pencil Tree

Trees have to be one of the most difficult subjects to draw and paint and here we have an excellent  example in coloured pencil. This is a great example to other students showing one way of creating textures, three dimensional…

Painting You!

This piece of artwork really caught my eye as the more I looked, the more I noticed within the scene. The painting depicts an artist painting a portrait of a seated man and we are observing what is happening, and…

Graphic Design Student Artwork

This is a piece of artwork from one of our Graphic design students, the colours and textures created here are superb and the overall feel and look of the piece has a lot of impact. I hope it inspires our…

Botanical Illustration Student

This is a beautiful painting in watercolour submitted by one of our students for the Botanical Illustration course. Excellent colour use here.

Pet Portrait Artwork

This painting is from one of my own pet portrait students and I absolutely love this piece. There is a very 2 dimensional feel to the background which gives it a very contemporary feel and with the puppy coming out…

Graphic Design Work

These are two lovely pieces designed by one of our graphic design students. Its great to see traditional mediums being used for the design process and the students use of coloured pencil here is excellent.

Painting and Drawing Student

This drawing caught my eye from the students artwork this week, I love this students use of dark tones and highlights. She has a real eye for good tonal ranges and very strong drawing. A superb still life drawing.

Completed Portraiture Student

This is a piece of wonderful artwork from a recent student Roger Ramsden who passed his portraiture course with flying colours. His use of colour and ink in this drawing is superb and we wish him well with his future…

Andrea’s Exhibition sucess….

Andrea has recently had her first exhibition of her work and she was kind enough take take some photos and write some text about her experiences below. We are thrilled for her and hope this is first of many! Bank…

Winner of the Childrens Illustration Competition

We are absolutely thrilled to hear Debi won the Children’s Illustration competition to illustrate the book ‘Henry Talks to God’ The winning illustration and Debis reaction is below. We wish her every success with this book – the first of…

SciFi and Fantasy Student Artwork

These two very striking and colourful images were submitted for one of the assignments for the scifi fantasy certificate course. I feel they have come out superbly, particularity like the use of computer to create the strong feel to the…

Watercolour students work

I stumbled upon these images a while ago while checking the student artwork in the admin area and felt they were so striking I just had to add them to the blog. They style of each image is very striking,…

Landscape Course Students Work

We felt that this was such a lively landscape with lots of movement and texture it just had to be blogged. The distant hills are the perfect shade of blue / purple /green to recede into the distance which helps…

Graphic Design Logos

The images below are a set of logos a student has designed for one of the assignments on the graphic design diploma course. We felt they were wonderfully designed and very eye catching. Well done.

Portraiture Students Artwork

The portraiture course is tutored by Alan Dedman he has put forward two pieces of artwork to add to the college news blog. This student is doing well on the course and is learning how to capture a good likeness…

Childrens Illustration – a Students Story

Maxine Lee has very kindly written a few paragraphs for us and sent us a piece of work for us to post on the college news blog. We have actually use Maxine piece in this years student of the year…

Quaint Houses – students artwork

This painting is from a student who is currently working on the Drawing and Painting Diploma course. I thought this was a really great and fun representational painting of a row of houses and cottages, typically English and quaint. It…

Student artwork

This piece has been in my ‘to do blog folder’ for a long time and I have actually used it on the main website when I did the last lot of updates. Its a wonderful strong and vibrant piece and…

Botanical Illustration – A students story

Theresa Smith has just undertaken the Botanical Course one and is hoping now to move onto the second botanical course. Theresa has kindly written a piece for us below and its accompanied by some of her lovely work. The standard…

Pet Portrait Student – Because of a Storm

Andrea is one of my students on my Pet Portrait Diploma course and As I opened up her work for assessment I saw a wonderful image, hand drawn on a double page of an old book. I was absolutely thrilled…

Singer of Starlight – a students story & a guide to the painting

Sarah Bowie has been extremely successful in the time she has been completing the Children’s Illustration Diploma course. Sarah’s work is featured in our student gallery and one of her final pieces for the course is depicted below along with…

Students Story – Childrens Illustration

Debi has just completed the Children’s illustration Diploma course and we are proud to showcase her work along with her story on this blog. I hope that you find it inspiring. “…..After being diagnosed with restrictive health problems in 2005…

Childrens Illustration Student Story…

Paul Rathborne has now completed the children’s illustration diploma course and we have showcased a few of his pieces below. He has very kindly written us a short paragraph about his work too. We wish Paul all the best with…

Showcase of Sarah Palmer – Children’s Illustration

Sarah Palmer completed the children’s illustration course and has very kindly allowed us to use some of her work here and has written a paragraph for us about her and her work. I hope that you enjoy reading about Sarah’s…

Botanical Illustration

I thought id blog a piece of work from a student who is currently studying the botanical illustration course. I felt this was a lovely piece and liked the way the student had varied the tones in the leaves from…

Students Artwork…

This is a really strong piece of work visually, the black and white cut out works well with the subject and the composition works well too.

Three Apples….

This piece is by a painting and drawing course student and the bright rich colours of the apples caught my eye. I think they sit well together and are balanced by the central apple being red. I also love the…

Drawing hands and feet…

This is a wonderful collection of studies from a drawing and painting student and I really feel they are excellently drawn and observed. The tonal values are great and the student has used the light to create some very three…

Pen and Ink Students Artwork

This is a wonderful pen and ink study of flowers and grasses from a student currently studying the painting and drawing diploma course. I thought it would be a good one to add to the blog as students often find…

Roosters make great subjects..

This is the latest drawing to catch my eye  and I think chickens and roosters make great subjects to draw and paint. The student has really tried to capture the shine and sheen on the tail feathers beautifully within the…

Van Gogh Sunflowers

One of our students had been inspired by Van Gogh and has created a wonderful interpretation of his sunflowers painting. This is a superb warm and inviting rendition of this painting.

Butterfly in Watercolour

This painting of a butterfly was so colourful, warm and inviting I felt it would look great on our blog. It has the Colleges blue colours in too! This is a piece of work from the Drawing and Painting Diploma….

Still Life…The Life of a Sink…..

This drawing was submitted into last years student of the year competition and was short-listed into the top 13. The student drew this still life as part of her Pet Portraits Diploma for the drawing and observation unit which she…

Childrens Illustration artwork of the day.

This illustration is very simple yet wonderful effective. The two sides to the drawings convey different feelings. This is an excellent concept and is beautifully painted.

Pic of the day…

This drawing has caught my eye today, I love the way the objects have been shaded to reflect their sounding and the other objects. Everything feels very clean and well drawn and I hope it inspires you to pick up…

Artwork Pic of the day

This piece of artwork was so eye-catching I felt it was well worth a blog post. It is from a student who is in the process of undertaking the children’s illustration course. Isn’t it fabulous!

Wonderful Still Life…..

Today’s picture is of a still life drawing a students completed for the Pet Portrait Diploma Course. Learning to draw is most important and creating a still life like this tackling all the different textures is a wonderful challenge and…

Todays Artwork Choice

This is our choice for the blog today and this is a piece from the Children’s Illustration course.  The students use of coloured pencil works beautifully with the texture they created within the paper.

New Piece of work from General Diploma

This piece of work as been brought to my attention from the general Diploma Course and we felt it was worthy of blogging.

Artwork Pick of the day

I have been updating the London Art college student galleries this week and have been coming across some wonderful work by our students, so I will hopefully be blogging a new image every day from now on. This is the…

A Students Story…..

Ruth Mann completed the London Art College Pet Portrait Diploma in 2009 and has kindly allowed us to showcase a few of her pieces and she has written some accompanying text to go along with them. I hope that you…

A Graphic Design Students Story….

Blog Post By Hana Tesar I have been drawing all my life and I always wanted to work in any kind of field which has something to do with arts, unfortunately I’m still waitressing (very hard to take, sometimes) and…

Sci-fi Fantasy Course Student

There are some wonderful pieces of artwork being produced by our students at the moment. I have collected a folder full of images I would like to post here and this one has to be at the top of my…

Elated Student Receives Certificate

One of our students has sent us a photo of their framed certificate. Annamaria Valente completed the Painting and Drawing Diploma course and passed with a Merit. She is currently undertaking the Pet Portrait Diploma Course. We all wish Anna…

Hand Drawings on the Portraiture Course

This drawing is from one of our students studying the Portraiture course. The depth of tone and the details the student has created within the hands is stunning and we hope that it inspires other students to study drawing hands…

Outstanding Graphic Design Course Student

This piece of work is by Hana Tesarova, studying on our Graphic Design Course, and the tutor, Vanessa Weaver picked this piece out for us to post on the college news blog. Vanessa felt it was a really outstanding piece…

Young Artists Course

We have recently had work in from a new student, Ms G Clarke, who is currently undertaking the Young Artists 1 course. We were delighted with her drawing of a tomato and we felt it was blogworthy. The student has…

Portraiture Student

For this blog post we will be focusing on the wonderful artwork of student Pernilla Nehler who is currently studying the Portraiture course. She has very kindly allowed us to post her work, and we are delighted! The student has…

Simones Dragons…

We are delighted to showcase Simone Prices’ work who is currently undertaking the Children’s Illustration course. We hope that she has a prosperous career ahead of her as a children’s Illustrator! This is what Simone said about her work and…

Student Wins New Zealand Competition…..

One of our students who passed the pet Portrait Diploma with flying colours is Annie Robinson from New Zealand. She has wasted no time in furthering her career by entering a competition and winning first prize with the painting below….

Botanical Illustration Students Artwork on show….

As many of you know who read the blog on a regular basis, I often come across students’ work that really stands out to me, that I feel is blogworthy. Shona’s work shines out as you can see below.  I…

Watercolour Artwork

These are a couple of watercolours that I happened across while viewing the student artwork this week. These are beautiful vibrant watercolours by a student who is currently taking the Painting and Drawing Diploma Course. I hope you enjoy viewing…

Waterstones ‘Picture This,’ competition entires……

We advertised on the blog about a month ago a competition by Waterstones.  Entrants were asked to illustrate a double page spread with full colour sketches of three main characters and two animals from a book written by Julia Donaldson…

Students work and sketching…

Hi Everyone, I get to see a lot of the student artwork that comes into the college and these two have caught my eye this week. Sketching, whether its in pencil, coloured pencil, pen and ink, charcoal etc is all…

Pet Portraiture Students Artwork

We have a very talented student called Teresa on the Pet Portraiture Diploma course and this is one of her delicate drawings. This was rendered in pastel on paper and the original is just beautiful. The scan doesn’t do the…

Botanical Illustration Student

We are delighted to showcase one of our Botanical Illustration Students artwork. Kamila is midway through the course and as you can see from her botanical watercolour paintings below, her work is exquisite. Kamila has also written a paragraph for…

Wildlife Artwork from a student on the Pet Portrait Course

The following paintings have been completed by a student who is currently on the Pet Portrait Course. Although the course mainly deals with pets, students can portray any animal they wish when they are completing the assignments. Students paint and…

Anel Mare – Childrens Illlustration Students News!

Anel Mare has been studying on the Children’s Illustration course and has completed the course with Distinctions. She has given the London Art College some very good news in that she is going to have one of her books published…

Coloured Pencil Course Students Showcase

Here are a few pieces of work by student Bill Muldowney who has very kindly allowed us to show them on our Colleges News Blog. Bill is currently undertaking the Coloured Pencil certificate course by Melanie Phillips and is progressing…

Cartooning Diploma Student

We are pleased to announce a new feature on the London Art College blog news and that’s guest blogs by our students. We hope to have more over the coming months and if you would like to be involved please…

Student Community Forum News

The London Art College forum is doing really well, we now have over 50 students on there which is great considering we have only been up and rnniing for a few months. If you havent joined yet, come and say…

Young Artist Course Work

Here are a couple of pieces of work by a young student on the Young Artists 1 Course. The student is progressing beautifully on the course and as you can see is learning about perspective, three dimensional form and light…

Successful Student on the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course

We are delighted to receive the enclosed photos from Chaitra Channappa, who has received her certificate today for successfully completing the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course tutored by Linda O’Gorman.  Chaitra has told us that she has been exhibiting her…