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Posts Tagged ‘Karina Jarv’

Mother’s Art: Celebrating Women Everywhere for Mothering Sunday

A round up of art produced in response to an open brief to submit work inspired by women.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Virgin of Guadalupe 2- Lally MacBeth
A week ago I posted an open brief to produce artwork inspired by women for Mothering Sunday (celebrated in the UK this weekend). Here are the wonderful results: thanks so much to everyone who took part. If you fancy getting involved there will be another open brief posted soon. In the meantime... enjoy, and make sure you spoil your mum this Sunday.

The Virgin of Guadalupe 4- Lally MacBeth
The Virgin of Guadalupe by Lally MacBeth.
My work almost always uses self-portraiture, exploring the many facets of women and their experience through characters and clothing. This series of photographs was inspired by The Virgin of Guadalupe and her role in Mexican culture as a mother, saint and icon. I have long been fascinated by the representation of saints in paintings and sculpture, in particular their 'caring eyes' and… read more

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Valentines Open Brief: Submissions Part 1

Check out some of the fantastic entries I had for my recent Valentines Day Open Brief. Romance is in the air!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I was thrilled to receive over 40 submissions for my Valentines Open Brief, nine of which were chosen by East End Prints to appear in their True Romance exhibition, open […]

Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

An illustrated review of new action thriller The Place Beyond the Pines, starring RYAN GOSLING, Eva Mendes and Bradley Cooper…

Written by Matt Bramford

The Place Beyond the Pines by Krister Selin Hollywood heartthrobs Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star alongside Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta in new action thriller The Place Beyond the […]

An interview with Annie Dressner and review of EP East Twenties

Annie Dressner has swapped the East Twenties district of New York for the UK. As she prepares to embark on a nationwide tour I caught up with her to discuss inspiration, lyrics and cups of tea.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Annie Dressner by Karina Järv. American songstrel Annie Dressner crafts beautiful tunes that deal with love and loss, melodic folk that lovers of the likes of First Aid Kit are […]

An Interview with Designer Joseph Turvey – Part 2

Here's the second part of our interview with menswear designer Joseph Turvey where we look at his current S/S 2013 collection and Joe gives his advice for new graduates…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey S/S 2013 by Gemma Cotterell Joe’s MA collection: vibrant orange and magenta lace with transparent panels and translucent trenches was a massive hit. Fake Tokyo completely sold out […]

Belle Sauvage: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

Meet the designers behind the sleek print based fashion label Belle Sauvage, plus a sneak peek at their new A/W 2013 collection, delightfully illustrated, of course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Belle Sauvage A/W 2013 by Laura Hickman. The Belle Sauvage label was launched in 2008 by design duo Virginia Ferreira and Chris Neuman, who are based between London and Luxemboug. […]

Frankie Rose by Claire Kearns

Frankie Rose at the Lexington: Live Review

Following the release of her new album, the former Vivian Girl brings her band to the Lexington on Thursday 28th June 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Frankie Rose by Daria Hlazatova It was a warm weekday evening on the Pentonville Road and, away from the football on the big screen, Frankie Rose was about to take […]

Welcome, Snarfle Monkey

I cannot tell a lie, my life has been turned upside down with the arrival of my beautiful baby boy... lovingly illustrated in this blog post about my birth experience.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snarfle Monkey by Sam Parr. Yesterday I finally registered the birth of my first child, a gorgeous little boy named Lucian Indigo whom I gave birth to 6 weeks ago. […]

X Factor 2011: An Illustrated Retrospective

This year's X Factor illustrated: see if you can guess who was the favourite contestant to draw...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Little Mix by Alison Day. Every year X Factor is my guilty pleasure, something to look forward to as the weather draws in – a comforting combination of manufactured spats, […]

An interview with fashion designer James Hock

We have a chat with the fashion designer about his latest collection Kpixoos Kaabos for A/W 2011 and find out what kind of woman wears James Hock…

Written by Kate Ingram

James Hock A/W 2011, viagra illustrated by Jaqueline Kishi For some time, James Hock has been on our radar as an extraordinary, rising talent. Finally, we got the chance to […]

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]