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Posts Tagged ‘Falmouth University’

An interview with Ana Jaks: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

I love the bold colours and vibrant subject matter of Ana Jaks, a recent graduate of Falmouth University. Her artwork for my colouring book was inspired by her summer holidays.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I found Ana Jaks at New Designers, where she was also discovered by the likes of Creative Review. She contributes a bold design for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion inspired by recent holidays.

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What did you learn and how did you develop as an artist at university?
I'm a recent graduate who studied illustration at Falmouth University which was probably one of the best environments anyone could ever ask to develop in. Before going to university I already had a very set drawing style which was mainly black and white and was all done in fine liner with barely any colour - it had more of a fine art feel to it than illustration, and being at Falmouth meant I had to break that down, strip everything back… read more

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An interview with Hazel Partridge: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Falmouth graduate Hazel Partridge creates beautiful tableaux inspired by her love of nature.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beautiful nature themed artworks by Hazel Partridge were one of my top picks at this year’s New Designers show, so I was thrilled that she took up the offer to […]

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An interview with Alex McGinn: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Meet recent graduate Alex McGinn, discovered at this summer's New Designers show and now featured in my colouring book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustrator Alex McGinn was one of a slew of graduates discovered at this summer’s New Designers show. Her distinctive artwork features a strong palette of autumnal colours, which lend themselves […]

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New Designers 2015: Abstract Textiles and Surface Design

As ever there was a huge amount of talent to be discovered at the New Designers shows in Islington: here's my first pick of the crop...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Never mind the heat, I spent three hours trawling the halls of New Designers part one at the Islington Business Centre. By the end I was thoroughly exhausted (I’m 39 […]

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Olive Haigh introduces Secret Cupboard Waltz

Olive Haigh tells us more about the making of her beautiful new tune.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Many a moon ago Olive Haigh contributed illustrations to Amelia’s Magazine, but now she is making waves as a talented musician. The beautiful and haunting Secret Cupboard Waltz is her […]

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An interview with illustrator David Doran

Be inspired by the wonderful world of talented illustrator David Doran, a recent graduate of Falmouth University.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustrator David Doran is a recent graduate of Falmouth University and was one of the standout graduate illustrators discovered at the 2014 shows (read more in my New Blood review)… […]

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Meet Katie Ponder: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Katie Ponder is a recent graduate of Falmouth University who has created The Weather Witches, a wonderful image inspired by tarot and the changing of seasons. Available as a beautiful limited edition gold leaf print!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katie Ponder graduated from Falmouth University and was one of my favourite new illustrators discovered at New Designers this year. She was the winner of the 2014 AOI book category […]

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New Designers 2014 Review: Best New Illustration & One Year On Textiles

My best illustration and One Year On textile finds from the New Designers show, held in July 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Adam Corns. I sadly missed the first weekend of New Designers this year, but I made it to the second weekend and made a beeline for the illustration […]

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D&AD New Blood 2014 Review

The best of graduate design and illustration: New Blood took place during July 2014 in Spitalfields Market.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This year the D&AD New Blood show returned once more to Spitalfields Market. The overwhelming emphasis was on work aimed at the more commercial sector of the graphic arts, with […]

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Best Photography Graduates

Photography graduates showcased their work at the Truman Brewery over two weeks during June 2014. Here's my pick of the bunch!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I always get a sense of déjà at the Free Range student photography shows, where similar themes and styles crop up year in year out. However there are always some […]

New Designers 2013 Illustration Review: The Best Graduate Illustrators

Only a smattering of art colleges show work from illustration degrees at New Designers part two - but I made some brilliant discoveries from UCA Maidstone, Falmouth University, Cambridge School of Art and Nottingham Trent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve brought you my New Designers part one reviews, my review of New Blood and multiple blogs covering the Free Range Art and Design shows… so now it’s time to […]

New Designers 2013 Surface Design for Fashion and Interiors: The Best Graduate Designers

Here's my round up of the best of the rest of my discoveries at New Designers part one: featuring stunning optical illusion wall art, beautiful 3D neckpieces and ricrac aplenty.

Written by Amelia Gregory

One of the great thing about surface design as a discipline is that it encompasses so many design possiblities. Here’s my round up of the rest of my fab discoveries […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Week Four Photography Review – University of Northampton, UCLAN, Falmouth, University of Derby & Swansea Metropolitan

Lots of stunning offerings in the second week of photography graduate shows at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I returned to the Truman Brewery for a second week of photography shows from universities across the country, and was pleased to discover so much interesting work that I’m going […]

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

Lovely work from graduating ACOFI featured illustrators Katie Harnett and Abby Wright. Plus lovely illustrations from Amelia's Mag contributor Abigail Nottingham. And fab work from the likes of Jacob Stead, Liam Barrett and Faye Moorhouse.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Katie Harnett. The quality of work at University of the West of England really stood out – not least because ACOFI illustrator Katie Harnett has just graduated. Katie […]

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Pretty Rubbish: Interview with the eco-couture company, devoted to making bespoke items of recycled fashion

Victoria Geary and Rebecca Goddard - aka Toria and Beck; two countryside dwelling, entrepreneurial women, with enormous talent in making gorgeous, ethical clothes and accessories for both men and women. Meet Pretty Rubbish.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Mina Bach I went to university with Toria and Beck, surrounded by the bright lights that are Cornwall county. I met them in a pub (jovial Jacobs), through […]

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010: Exhibition Review

The pick of the best exhibiting artists at the Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition this year. Including prize-winning work from Virginia Verran and Cadi Froelich.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of Drip, 20 Assorted Colour Inks by Lesley Halliwell. The Jerwood Drawing Prize opened a few weeks ago with a suitably boozy party that I attended for just long […]