Having seen this illustration posted in our student forum, I thought it would be a fabulous one for the blog and student gallery. I have added the full illustration of the ‘Row, Row, Row your boat’ painting below, along with a close up of one side of the painting so that you can see the textures and colours in Continue Reading
On my travels sorting out admin in the student area I stumbled across a student who is currently studying the Graphic Design Diploma, who has submitted their work for submission. All of the images drew me in and following the progression and the creative thought behind it was just wonderful. I really had to post them here from the Continue Reading
I thought this was an extremely clever image created by one of our Science Fiction and Fantasy course students. I hope you find it interesting!
We are receiving some fabulous work through at the moment, everyone must be in a very creative mood! This is a piece of artwork from a student currently taking the Illustrating children’s books and Maggy has just emailed it to me for the blog. Don’t you just love the blue wet in wet washes? The colours this student has created in Continue Reading
I asked one of our students who has just completed the Illustrating Children’s Books Diploma (D6) and received a distinction for his work, if he would write a little about his work and experiences through the course. It has been an extremely interesting read and I hope al budding illustrators out there, find it as interesting as i have. Thank you Rob for doing this for us and Continue Reading
Maggy has just emailed me this wonderful piece of artwork from one of her students and we felt it just had to be added to our blog today. A star pupil in the making. I can see this student going far in her illustrating work. Hope you all find this piece an inspiration.
This is a wonderful coloured pencil portrait from one of my own students. The time taken over this drawing can definitely be seen here and it has really paid off. Coloured pencil is a time consuming medium, it cant be hurried. My usual advice for students is to have one on the go at all times and work with other things in between. It keeps things Continue Reading
This piece of artwork caught my eye today, a Drawing and Painting Diploma student created this lovely watercolour rural scene. The student has used some wonderfully soft, wet in wet washes for the sky, allowing the colours to blend. They haven’t been tempted to play with the colour on the paper which is great, a good tip Continue Reading
This is one of my favourite pieces of artwork at the moment, its by a lovely student called Nancy who has completed a couple of courses with the London Art College. The creativity in this piece is superb, i love the textures and colours – inspiring!
This wonderful piece of artwork has come to my attention this week, its absolutely beautiful. Not only covering the botanical illustration side of things it feels quite contemporary too. Well done to this student and I hope it inspires students to have a look in their fridge to see what they can draw or paint Continue Reading
This young student who has recently completed the Drawing For children 1 course has completed with flying colours. His illustrated poem is superb and as you can see below a lot of thought and creativity went into the design of this piece. We are thrilled with his artwork and wish him all the best with Continue Reading
I have a new student who has just sent her first set of work in for the Pet Portraits Diploma course and i felt that the ‘about you’ piece that I ask students to create was so wonderful I wanted to showcase it here on the college news blog. I asked Sandra if she would be able to write Continue Reading
Maggy Roberts, the Illustrating Children’s Books tutor, asked one of her students to email her work to me to post on the college news blog and in the student gallery. The ‘Sink City’ artwork is fantastic and so I emailed Emma to find out if she could write a little about the artwork and her thought process behind Continue Reading
I asked Evelyn if she would mind us putting her portrait on our college news blog and she was delighted. Evelyn has written about her self portrait below. Evelyn’s painting is absolutely superb, I hope that our students reading this are inspired! —————————————————————- I have just completed the Drawing and Painting Diploma Course. The final Continue Reading
I contacted Joanne yesterday after seeing a piece of artwork that she had recently completed and submitted for the Drawing and Painting Diploma course. I really loved what she had created and wanted to add it to the college news blog. I emailed Joanne to ask if she could write something about it and she replied with such a wonderful email, Continue Reading
A coloured pencil students wonderful piece of artwork to cheer us up and remind us all of happy sunny summer days! This students is studying on the coloured pencil course with Julie Douglas and has produced a fabulous piece here in his chosen medium.
I have been given a lovely piece of artwork by Maggy Roberts, to add to the college blog. It has been created by one of her students on the Illustrating Children’s Book Diploma. It is from the Firey Fred exercise and this students use of watercolour and bright colours tells the story beautifully! Well done to this student!
I recently asked one of my students if it would be ok to post her colour wheel drawing on our college blog. I felt that it was not only fantastically drawn but it fits the colour wheel concept so well. Carols rendering of the piece is perfect and she gets full marks for this! I hope you enjoy viewing Continue Reading
I asked Olga, one of our students who has just completed the Children’s Illustration course if she would write something about her ‘Singer of Starlight’ artwork for our college news blog and she agreed! I hope you enjoy reading Olga’s experiences and enjoy viewing her artwork too. We wish Olga the best of luck with her future artwork. ——————————— Continue Reading
Our Coloured Pencil Certificate course tutor Julie Douglas emailed me two wonderful images for the website completed by one of her students. Julie has also written about them below so we hope you enjoy reading and viewing her students work. ========================================================== These wonderful drawings are from Jennifer’s third set of exercises on the CP course. Students take longer and longer Continue Reading