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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

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 only …

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

Laurel Harple of i-D by Antonia Parker.
Antonia Parker is just delightful. She’s also exceptionally talented and prolific, using bold colours and pattern to achieve wonderfully glossy idiosyncratic images. Ay, this …

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

You might remember Sketchbook magazine from the last time it ‘popped up’ on Carnaby Street. From a bright blue shop in the Newburgh Quarter, the magazine fusing fashion, illustration and …

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

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 got an …

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 by Naomi Law
For the last day of  the Sketchbook Pop-Up Shop, Susie Bubble of Style Bubble fame gave a lecture, bookending an event that celebrated the creative arts in a …

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 Street …