#DRAWFASHION, London College of Fashion’s annual fashion illustration competition, is back for a third year running. It is the concept of Rob Phillips – artist and Creative Director of the School of Fashion Design Technology in the London College of Fashion - who invites students from all over the UK to submit illustrations that capture the wonder of the fashioned body. Cass Art are delighted to be sponsoring the competition by provided three art material prizes worth £1000Read more
The Big White Wall Project at Central Saint Martins, now in its third year, gives CSM students and staff the opportunity to work on an unprecedented scale, by covering a 7m x 30m wall in the heart of the campus. This year's winner is an Eduardo Paolozzi inspired creation, which interrogates the intersection of traditional analogue and contemporary digital print processes. We went along to see the wall in progress and talk to Big White Wall artists, Vivien Reinhart and Lucy Macdonald, about the project.Read more
Gareth Reidis the final Heat Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017. Our exclusive interview with him covers textured charcoal, advice for applying and how to approach life drawing. Read more.Read more
Every year the Mayor of London invites London’s primary and secondary schoolchildren to create artworks inspired by the commissions for the Fourth Plinth. Teachers can submit their students’ work as individuals or groups, and designs can be made in any medium, including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, digital and video. There are three age categories; 5-7 years, 8-11 years and 12-15 years.
Gregory Mason is the Heat Four Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017. Our exclusive interview with him covers design for international fashion brands, bold brush marks and his advice for perfecting a portrait under pressure… Read More.Read more
Taro Qureshi Wins Heat Three Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017. Our exclusive interview with him covers speed painting, the importance of preliminary sketches and his shift from illustration to portrait painting. Read more.Read more
Phoebe Cripps is the Heat Two Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017. Our exclusive interview with her covers painting in Florence, blending oils and her top tips for applying to this year's call for entries.Read more
Kimberly Klauss is the Heat One Winner of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017. Our exclusive interview with her covers her washes of oil, bold mistakes and advice for applying to this year's call for entries.Read more
The World Illustration Awards 2017, presented by the AOI (Association of Illustrators) in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, is currently accepting entries into eight categories. The most comprehensive and significant awards for illustration in the UK, the award offers illustrators an important boost in their careers. We spoke to 2016 Advertising category winner Julinu (Julian Mallia) about his experience of entering and his illustration work.
Th BP Portrait Award is back for 2017. Call for entries is now open. Follow in the finalists footsteps with their advice and top tips for applying...Read more