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Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars’

An interview with Steph Moulden: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Steph Moulden shares her illustration journey, from Hereford College of Arts via Bristol and back home again, where she is forging a career in illustration and hand lettering.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Steph Moulden has created a surreal space scene inspired by her own life activities for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion. The Hereford College of Arts graduate shares her journey from graduation to professional illustrator.

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What persuaded you to pursue illustration rather than fine art?
I thought I was a fine artist for a while. I always liked to paint surreal images but would end up frustrated when trying to be photorealistic (and failing). My college tutor, who was totally brilliant, introduced me to a graphic novel by David Mack called Kabuki Dreams. It's miles away from my own style now but it opened up a lot of new creative processes, taught me a bit about narrative and helped me link together what illustration was and could be. The same tutor also said that to… read more

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Halloween Horrorshow: An interview with Papercut Artist Eelus

It's Halloween! And what better way to celebrate than with this wonderful papercut homage to horror films that fixate on death... new from Eelus.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Monster, by Eelus. When new work by Brighton based artist Eelus dropped into my inbox I knew it was the perfect thing to share on Halloween. Horrorshow is his […]

An interview with fashion designer Ramil Makinano

A chat with Central Saint Martins graduate Ramil Makinano about his Philippines heritage, his weird and wonderful graduate collection, MTV, National Trust and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Ramil Makinano‘s Graduate Collection illustrated by Milly Jackson I first saw the weird and wonderful work of Ramil Makinano at the Toni&Guy Hair Show during London Fashion Week last month. […]

An interview with The Witch and The Robot on the release of new album Fear of Mountains

Meet the incredibly creative minds of TWATr, Cumbrian natives who are inspired by a multitude of musical influences from all over the world. New album Fear of Mountains Pt 1 is really quite special...

Written by Amelia Gregory

They live in the Lake District, drug they’re neighbours with British Sea Power and they make bewitching alternative music that has been labelled psych folk but which really doesn’t fit […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Ones To Watch

Vauxhall Fashion Scout's seasonal platform for new talent was brimming with popularity and, despite some um-ing and ah-ing, delivered a couple of essential names-to-note for the future! Showing on Friday 16th September 2011 at Freemasons Hall.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Phoebe English S/S 2012 by Joana Faria The runways rows at Fashion Scout were packed to their peak for Ones To Watch this season. And after a sneaky trip backstage […]

Kirsty Ward: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

The wondrous Kirsty Ward talks to me about her love of dangly earrings, inspiration from Sci Fi films and stationary styling in her new collection. Plus why she'll keep on collaborating with designer David Longshaw. Featuring mood boards for inspiration and sneak peaks!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward S/S 2012 by Kassie Berry. In the past few seasons I’ve been super impressed with the work of up and coming designer Kirsty Ward. She won’t be taking […]

Vostok 5 at The Outside World Gallery: an interview with Darren Hayman

Discover how an obsession with outer space led to this collaborative exhibition which commemorates both man and beast in space. It's on now, so catch it whilst you can!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bobik (Big Bull) by Darren Hayman. Vostok 5 officially opens at The Outside World Gallery today. The exhibition pays respects to the animals and humans who have been into space, […]

Middlesex University: Ba Hons Fashion Design, Styling and Promotion Graduate Show 2011 Review

Best of Fashion Design, Styling and Promotion at Middlesex... including a pink Darth Vadar with false eyelashes and some lovely wide legged palazzo pants.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fashion Strikes Back by Sufiyeh Hadian. I was a little unclear whether Fashion Design, buy Styling and Promotion that I saw on display were all part of the same course […]

The Best of Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular, London 2010

The Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular showcased fabulous handmade goodies: and here's my pick of the best, including Vic Lee, Urban Cross Stitch, Seaside Sisters, Andrea Garland, Xiang Zeng and James Ward. Read on to find the perfect Christmas gifts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. My ability to get out and about has been seriously curtailed over the past few weeks by the need to get

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The Dodos- ‘I hate Joey Joe Joe’ and Other Stories

Interview with The Dodos, London, Summer 2009

Written by Roisin Conway

So what do you do after you’ve taken back the gown, viagra approved order after you’ve drunken all the champagne, seek there after your parents have cried as much as […]