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Posts Tagged ‘Kingston University’

An interview with Lorna Scobie: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

My second catch up with Lorna Scobie previews the lovely double page she has produced for my upcoming colouring book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The super talented Lorna Scobie published her own colouring book Jungle Paradise yesterday (read more here), so I am very happy she was also able to create an animal themed page for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion.

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Where is your day job and how does it feed in to your illustration career?
I'm a designer at Macmillan Children's books. A lot of the skills I use as a freelance illustrator have been super useful in my work as a designer at Macmillan, and vice versa. My day job requires me to be very creative and to be able to use photoshop and indesign well. It’s also very useful that I am used to working to deadlines and have learnt how to plan my… read more

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Tidy Kingston: Kingston University BA Illustration & Animation Graduate Show 2015

Top picks from the illustration and animation graduates showing at this year's Kingston University show at the Embassy Tea Rooms.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago Snarf and I made it along to the Kingston BA Illustration & Animation graduate show, Tidy Kingston, a reference to the organising of a diverse range […]

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Kingston University Graduate Fashion Week 2015: Catwalk Review

Graduate Fashion Week returned for a second outing to the Truman Brewery this week, and I went along to check out the talent from Kingston University.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I only received one invite to the 2015 edition of Graduate Fashion Week, so I was excited to attend the Kingston University graduate show at the Truman Brewery and get […]

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Call Me: Kingston University Illustration Degree Show 2014 Review

A round up of the graduate talent discovered at the 2014 Kingston University illustration degree show: watch out especially for Jack Smith and Assa Ariyoshi.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I sadly missed the Middlesex and Westminster illustration degree shows – the former because no one reminded or invited me (despite copious coverage previously), the latter because I went all […]

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An Interview with Illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole

The super talented illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole graduated from Kingston University in 2011, and has since built an impressive portfolio of clients. Find out more about his career and inspiration in this exclusive interview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Financial Times editorial. Since I discovered the unique and wonderful work of Tom Clohosy Cole at his Kingston University graduate show in 2011 his career has unsurprisingly gone from strength […]

Sirens: an interview with artist Rosie Emerson

Hackney based artist Rosie Emerson explains more about her techniques and inspiration in this exclusive interview. Catch her Sirens exhibition soon at the Hang Up Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Capella edition 1 of 5, Cyanotype, 42 x 61 cm Rosie Emerson explores the ancient form of Cyanotype printing in her new ‘Sirens’ show at the Hang Up Gallery, with […]

Kingston University Illustration Degree Show – Build 2013: Review

Kingston students put on an imaginative exhibition at the White Rabbit studio space in Shoreditch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kingston University consistently produces some of the most exciting new illustrators in the UK and this year was no exception. Their show, Build 2013, was hosted at the White Rabbit […]

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An Interview with illustrator Hattie Stewart

Cheeky and fresh, Hattie Stewart's mag cover doodle-bombs are both en Vogue and 'on' Vogue.

Written by Jessica Cook

London-based Hattie Stewart, a ‘professional doodler’, originally from Essex, is taking the fashion world by storm with her ‘doodle-bombed’ magazine covers. Not just limited to putting her mark on mags, […]

An interview with jewellery designer Katie Rowland

Using semi precious stones and fine metals, Katie Rowland creates bold jewellery inspired by mythological females.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katie Rowland by Shivani Chavda. Katie Rowland won ‘New Jewellery Designer of the Year’ at the prestigious 2011 UK Jewellery Awards: not bad for someone who initially trained as a […]

Kingston University: RARE Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review part three

At this year's show Kingston graduates showcased animation of exceptionally high standard - look out for names such as Phoebe Halstead, Angie Phillips, Zuzanna Weiss and Rosanna Wan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I didn’t manage to watch all of the Kingston University graduate animations at their RARE showcase and sadly none of them are available to view in full online, but here’s […]

Kingston University: RARE Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review part two

A whole heap of talent in my second round up from the Kingston illustration degree show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Continuing on from my first review of Kingston University Illustration and Animation graduates, here’s more great talent found at the RARE this summer. Otto Shillingford created an incredible Alphabet for […]

Kingston University: RARE Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review part one

First round up of my favourite illustrators showing at RARE earlier this summer - including quite a few who've contributed to Amelia's Magazine: Lorna Scobie, Hannah Simpson and Rebecca Elves.

Written by Amelia Gregory

My graduate reviews are now running legendarily late – sorry, that’s what adding a baby to the mix does. But never fear I haven’t given up – there’s a crop […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Pick Me Up Selects Review

Pick Me Up returns for 2012 with a brand new panel of industry experts who have selected their pick of up and coming artists.... here's what I liked!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pick Me Up Selects – Zim & Zou. There is one major problem with a trip to Pick Me Up contemporary graphic art fair: the vast choice of amazing artwork. […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Kingston University MA Illustration Exhibition

Here are a few interesting new illustrators that I found at the Kingston MA show, part of Tent London: Jihyun Park, Zeun Han, Jacky Tong and Chen Bin Wu.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Ceramics Design

Wonderful ceramics from the likes of Bodo Sperlein, Kitty and Dude, Ikuko Iwamoto and Richard Brendon. Plus exciting 3D product design from Shapeways.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The ceramics on display at Tent London were wonderfully varied. I loved these curvy stacks of bowls inspired by the shapes of blossoms, treatment by Bodo Sperlein for Niko. The […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Kingston MA

The Kingston MA Fashion Presentation returned once again to Vauxhall Fashion Scout this season and featured some fiddly, scented and even mouldy fashion! Held at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 16th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Stephanie Nieuwenhuyse by Alia Gargum Located in Kingston upon Thames, buy South West London, more about Kingston University London doesn’t seem to have a buzzing reputation for academia. But with […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Menswear

The menswear on show at the Gala Awards was particularly strong and inventive. With widely varying looks from Carl James Illingworth, Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith, Genevieve Davroy, Rose Dent and Wang Li Xuang. Plus pearls of wisdom about social networking.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carl James Illingworth by Andy Bumpus. In some ways the menswear at the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards was more fun than the womenswear… particularly with the addition of a […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

Kingston University: Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review. Animation.

Love animation? Then you'll love this lot: with work from the likes of Sophie Powell, Zach Ellams, Moira Lam and Sean Weston. Feast your eyes on this.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of artwork for The Deptford Mice by Zach Ellams. As for the animation from Kingston, decease I didn’t manage to take much of it in at the exhibition so […]

Kingston University: Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review. Downstairs.

There was lots more talent to discover downstairs at Highs For Your Eyes. Meet some of the best: Soo Choi, Hannah Rowlands, Marin Matsuo, George Mein, Frances Ives and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zodiac by Hannah Rowlands. Now for the downstairs section of the Kingston Illustration and Animation Highs For Your Eyes graduate exhibition. Soo Choi was one of the nominated student illustrators […]