Watercolour Diploma Course

Watercolour Diploma Course New Watercolour Diploma Course, now up and running. Written and illustrated by Jan Nesbitt Watercolour Course Page >> From basics to beyond….. Watercolours are in the news at the moment with the exhibition at the Tate, London, from which have sprung mixed views , reviews, discussions and all kinds of opinions. The […]

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Sumatran Orangutan Comp – Vote for your design

We blogged about a competition recently where students created and submitted with designs to help raise money for the Sumatran Orangutan Society. The finalist designs are now online at the link below – go and see the fabulous designs for yourself! You can even cast your vote as to which is your favourite. www.orangutans-sos.org/vote

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Children’s Illustrator Needed

————————————————————————- From time to time we are asked to contact our students by people not connected to the college in any way. We are happy to do this but students should be aware that this does not constitute any sort of approval by us and they should do their own research into the request before […]

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United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society

The United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society celebrates its tenth anniversary with a major event from 19th September to 1st October 2011. ‘A Celebration of Creative Art’ will include the 10th UKCPS Open International Exhibition (of pure coloured pencil work) a new UKCPS Mixed Media Exhibition (predominant media = coloured pencil) Coloured pencil workshops daily (pre-booking […]

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A Graphic Design Student’s Experiences…

Recipes From The Cookery Book Of The Last Kandyan Dynasty One of our Graphic Design students has been working on a fantastic project to help collate a cookery book  from old manuscripts used by the last Royal Dynasty in Sri Lanka. From gathering all the information, translations, designing, organising to the final product which you can see images […]

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New Changes to the Watercolour Course…..

I’m Jan (Jan Nesbitt) and I’m tutoring the Watercolour Course again and making some hopefully exciting additions and changes in the form of new thinking, new writing with useful information, and exchanging existing examples of my work in the course with my most recent paintings. I’ll be talking about fresh techniques I’ve discovered and passing […]

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Drawing For Children….

This drawing is from one of our students studying the Drawing for Children courses and the students are often asked to draw their games console or similar. The challenge is so that the young artist can have the opportunity to draw something shiny to see if they can depict the different textures needed to give a shiny illusion to the object […]

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