Poster Designed by Student

This one caught our graphic design tutors eye when she assessed it and so sent it to us to post on the college news blog and also to add in the student gallery. I love the texture of the background…

Graphic Design Artwork

This is a very colourful and well drawn design for the rhyme ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’. The artwork has been very carefully rendered in coloured pencil and with digital work on top for the background and text. All in…

Shoes, Boots and Trainers – Great Subjects!

Shoes, boots and trainers are a fantastic subject to drawn for students of any age. This one has been draw by one of our Young Artists and they has done a superb job here in coloured pencil.

Coloured Pencil Artwork

This is a piece of work that has arrived for assessment from a student studying the coloured pencil certificate course. Our tutor Julie Douglas sent it over for us to put it on the college website gallery and blog. This…

Students Oil Course Work

This is a piece from a student who is currently studying the Oils Course with us and as you can see below in one of this students latest pieces, their  use of colour and texture is magnificent.

Young Artists Coursework

This is a wonderful piece from an 8 year old young artist who is currently on the young Artists Course 1. I was delighted when I saw this, the experimentation of colour, texture  and line is fantastic. I’m looking forward…

Drawing Open Submission

Students are welcome to submitt at our Open submission at One Church Street Gallery. www.onechurchstreet.com in the nationwide event called ‘The Big Draw’. Professor Rod Bugg( ex -Dean of Central St Martins ,Head of Wimbledon College) and Polly Binns, (Research Professor…

Competition in Painting, Drawing, Collage, Mixed Media…

Hello dear Friend of Art, It is my pleasure to announce our First International Competition in Painting, Drawing, Collage, Mixed Media… If you are interested to participate please have a look at the conditions http://www.lessedra.com/projects.php?d=projects&id=1 and send your works in…

Picturing Science….

Picturing Science 4th December – February 2011 Deadline for submissions 23rd October 2010 Through its annual open exhibition opportunities, Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham helps artists both locally and nationally to showcase their work in group exhibitions. Each year, over…

Making it/Faking it….

Making it/Faking it 2010 open opportunities for artists at Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham 2nd October 2010 – January 2011 Deadline for submissions 20th August 2010 Through its annual open exhibition opportunities, Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham helps artists both locally…

Dogs in grass…

This is lovely sunny pastel portrait of two dogs, their favourite toys depicted on a sunny day in their garden. The shadows within this piece are key as it tells the audience what time of day it is, where the…

Snapshot in time…

This is a watercolour of a snapshot in time from a student who is currently undertaking the painting and drawing diploma course. Its always interesting to see a piece like this, its a very candid, personal painting. it makes you…

Pen and Ink work…

This is an excellent example of pen and ink work from a current student on the painting and drawing diploma course. There are many different techniques you can use with pen and ink and you can vary the colours of…

Pet Portrait Artist….

This is one of the most pleasing portraits my students have produced in the last few weeks, its full of warmth and contentment, great composition and the student has capture the texture and coat of the dog well. This is…

Self Portraits….

This student has created a superb self portrait for the painting and drawing diploma course. Its a pastel portrait and the student has used the medium well to create a very sculptural, solid image by paying close attention to the…

Lighthouse in Paint….

This piece of work from a current landscape student really caught my eye. Its a very dynamic painting, lots of movement and texture within the painting strokes and the colours are superb. I think this is definitely a painting that…

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.

Peaceful Landscape Scene

This really caught my eye and I felt it needed to be showcased here, the clouds are lovely and the colours used are excellent. I hope this is an inspirational piece for our budding landscape artists!

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…

Welcome to our new Botanical Tutor

We are pleased to announce that Sandrine Maugy has joined out team of course tutors and is taking immediate responsibility for new students joining our Botanical Illustration 2 course. Existing students on that programme will continue in the care 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.

Art in Graphic Design Student Artwork

Below is a piece of illustration work from a student on the art in graphic design course. The student has thought of a theme of reflections to run through these responses to one of the first illustration tasks on the…

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…

Student of the year 2010

The Student of the year 2010 is now officially open, please click on the poster to read more…

Pet Portrait Diploma Student

Anna Valente has just submitted her final set for her Pet Portrait Diploma and we are pleased to post her testimonial and story below along with one of her pieces of work. Her horse painting is full of movement and…

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…

Interview with Kal…students input welcome..

John Byrne, tutor of the Cartooning course will be doing a question and answer session with a celebrity cartoonist: Kal whose work appears in The Economist and many other top magazines. You can check out Kal’s excellent work at his…

Children’s Illustrator needed ……

Children’s Illustrator needed …… Abela Publishing and children’s author Christiana Alberichi, are currently seeking an artist to illustrate Christiana’s inaugural children’s book, titled “Henry Talks to God”. For more details and instructions on how to submit your work for consideration,…

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…

Landscape painting ….

This has been one of my favourite pieces of artwork from the students this week and I like the way the student has balanced the positioning of the boar with the anchor / pole. The colours are very natural, often…

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.

Open Art Competition entries now open!

Open Art Competition entries now open! We are delighted to announce that entries are now open for St Wilfrid’s 2010 Open Art Competition. Visit the website at www.openart.stwh.co.uk for full details. We are, again, privileged to be working with Pallant…

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…

Price Rise 1st February 2010

Price Rise 1st February The London Art College course prices are due to rise on Feb 1st 2010 so if you are thinking about ordering a course try to do so before Feb 1st to take advantage of our current…

Artists Wanted for MTA Records

Chase and Status present MTA Records Chase and Status have recently been signed to Mercury Records, had a top ten record with Plan B, released and album, won countless dance music awards, and produced a number of tracks on Rihanna’s…

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…

Happy New Year to all our Students

We would like to wish all of our students a very Happy New Year and all the best for their studies in 2010! The London Art College

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…

Art Competition by Daler Rowney

Dalery Rowney have a new competition on their ‘Make Your Mark’ website. If you have a passion for art get involved! You could win a great prize and gain exposure for your talent in the media. Visit the Daler Rowney…

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…