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Posts Tagged ‘Sketchbook Magazine’

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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Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet more illustrators!

The final bunch of illustrations from my ACOFI launch party covers a host of evening guests - by Natsuki Otani, Erica Sharp, Lesley Barnes, Yelena Bryksenkova, Gemma Milly, Abigial Daker, Emma Block, Faye West, Gareth A Hopkins, Jo Cheung, Kellie Black, Lisa Stannard, Natasha Thompson, Katie Harnett, Karina Yarv and Ani Saunders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zarina Liew at work My wonderful girls, rx Rosie and Harriet of Tatty Devine, sick who created the lovely Cutlass Necklace for my party. Zarina Liew looked oh so casual […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Antonia Parker

Antonia Parker, also known as Antonia Makes, sketched Laurel Harple of i-D, Heather Stanton of Dr.Hauschka, Amisha Ghadiali of Ecouterre, stylist Rebekah Roy, the Ballad Of girls, Becky of The Style Saint, Laura from Forward PR and Ronke Adeyemi of The Musings of Ondo Lady... fabulous stuff.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI Lily Vanilli cake by Andrea Peterson. Over the past few days a steady trickle of fabulous illustrations from the ACOFI launch night party have been flooding into my inbox… […]

Sketchbook STUDIO at Kingly Court

The Sketchbook team are back at Carnaby Street, this time collaborating with artists, fashion designers and photographers to create their next issue in the pop-up shop…

Written by Lauren Smith

A couple of weeks ago, medications I was sifting through work emails and idly wondering how my forthcoming weekend was going to shape up; it seemed to be taking on […]

Exhibition: Nobrow Press presents Dungeons and Desktops by Jack Teagle.

Meet the new wunderkid of illustration: Jack Teagle loves superheroes and villains, boy scouts and ghosts in the forest.

Written by Amelia Gregory

climate9 defence Last night I went along to the official launch of the Nobrow flagship gallery and shop in the heart of Shoreditch – right on Great Eastern Street. They’ve […]

Sketchbook Pop-Up Shop: Susie (Style) Bubble Talk

Currently in a ‘pondering phase’, Susie (Style) Bubble talked fashion blogging and the future at the Sketchbook Pop-Up Shop on Thursday 13th May…

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration courtesy of Zoë Barker From outside, remedy the Koko in Camden looks a bit like one of those Swiss clocks – the ones where a girl in lederhosen comes […]

Sketchbook Pop up shop and talk with Amelia Gregory

The Sketchbook Magazine pop up shop has been running in Carnaby Street for over a month. Last week our very own Amelia gave a talk to a crowded room, including Nicola Machetti, who writes here...

Written by Nicola Machetti

Sketchbook Magazine team member Cleide Carina inspects the wall of signatures from attendees. Spring is here and the Sketchbook pop up shop has been flourishing at the heart of Carnaby […]