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Posts Tagged ‘Essex’

An interview with Scott Nellis of Manic Minotaur: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Meet illustrator Scott Nellis from Brighton, who makes wonderfully vibrant colourful artwork that is just perfect for my colouring book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Introducing Scott Nellis of Manic Minotaur, who has created a wonderfully vibrant piece of artwork for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion. Scott originally favoured a simple black line before discovering the joy of colour, helped along by contributing illustrations to Amelia's Magazine open briefs, making him the perfect man to create colouring book double pages for me!

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How does your colouring book artwork represent forbidden love, and what elements have you used to represent this in your patterns?
I love drawing psychedelic portraits so I decided my starting point would be simply to have a guy on the left and a girl on the right. As I began to draw, my ideas developed and I used the classic storyline of Romeo and… read more

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Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony: Part One

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 came to a stylish climax with a celeb-filled Gala Awards Show on Wednesday 13 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Williamson by Ruth Joyce Twelve hundred students descend on Earls Court Two for Graduate Fashion Week every year. About a quarter of them get the opportunity to showcase their […]

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011: Exhibition Review

More fantastic drawing at this years Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition. Favourites include the work of winners Gary Lawrence and Kristian Fletcher, plus Iain Andrews, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Louisa Fairclough and Fran Richardson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence (detail). This year the Jerwood Drawing Prize grows more influential than ever. During his speech at the opening of the exhibition last night art […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Olivia Rubin (by Amelia)

Olivia Rubin showed her collection in the Jalouse Nightclub in Hanover Square on Saturday 19th February 2011. The tacky celebrities were out in their droves, but what of the clothes?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins After being amazed by Masha Ma, cialis 40mg I had a short break before heading back into the Freemasons Hall to see Jazzkatze’s A/W 2011 […]

Hetty Rose: how to create beautiful shoes from old kimonos

Shoe designer Henrietta Samuels makes beautiful bespoke shoes from kimono remnants. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Joe Worricker and his Finger-Waggers

New indie soul sensation Joe Worricker has just released his single Finger Waggers... and you can catch the accompanying video set in a Tupperware Party right here first.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Worricker by Renato Pequito. Joe Worricker was turned away from X Factor but that didn’t prevent him from being snapped up by the coolest of labels Rough Trade. He’s […]

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Alternative Fashion Week 2010 at Spitalfields Market: a review of Day 2

My round up of the best (and most entertaining) fashion to come out of day two at Alternative Fashion Week, including Georgia Nash, Kimberley Startup, Hayley Trezise and Sample Remix.

Written by Amelia Gregory

doves promo Alternative Fashion Week is a funny old beast, look one that I’ve been getting to know rather well over the past week. And really getting to become rather […]