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Posts Tagged ‘Ballad Of’

An interview with illustrator Faye West, as featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Faye West is a wonderful fashion illustrator who has been contributing to Amelia's Magazine for several years. Since she was featured in ACOFI lots of exciting things have happened, and 2012 looks set to be an even better year for this talented gal.

Written by Amelia Gregory

(Commision which came about from Amelia's Mag feature) by faye west
Commission which came about from Amelia's Magazine feature, by Faye West.

Faye West's whimsical watercolours first came to my attention nearly four years ago when she had just graduated from university. Since then a lot has changed, but her unique take on fashion illustration remains the same - beautiful, timeless and finally gaining the recognition it deserves. Since appearing in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration 2011 has been a busy year for Faye and 2012 looks set to be even more so, with a big move to London imminent. Time to check in with one of Amelia's Magazine's most prolific and delightful contributors…

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Best of D&AD New Blood Illustration Graduates 2011: part one

Wonderful new illustration discoveries from a host of universities - amongst my favourites; Adam Avery, Natacha Malkin, Josh Neal and Rosalind Johnson. Dive in!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Adam Avery. And now time for the best illustration that I discovered at this year’s D&AD New Blood, symptoms part one. At Glasgow School of Art

Nottingham Trent University: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

Lovely work from Jonathan Marsh, Gabrielle Brooks, Jodie Herbage, Lydia Anne Stott and Kat Borvinko. Plus, an interesting artists' dilemma...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Solitudo by Lydia Anne Stott. Nottingham Trent University had a huge range of styles on show at Free Range. I was most taken by Jonathan Marsh‘s large photograph Now Fades […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party photos: meet Liz Johnson-Artur

We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

6 Day Riot‘s Tamara Schlesinger by Natsuki Otani. There were so many amazing guests at my ACOFI launch who didn’t come down to the afternoon tea party that it seemed […]

Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: more from Day 5

The final round up from Alternative Fashion Week 2010, including some memorable collections from Cristiane Chaves and Wilfried Pletzinger, and the fabulous models of Waltham Forest College in recycled sock dresses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

latitude festival All photography by Amelia Gregory. Born in Brazil but resident of Milan, no rx Cristiane Chaves brought us a ‘subliminal message of seduction from Italy’ with her Cyberwitch […]