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Posts Tagged ‘University of Brighton’

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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Studio 350 – University of Brighton Graphic Design & Illustration Graduate Show 2015

Brighton students held their graduate show at the Rose Lipman Building in Hoxton in early July 2015. Here are my favourite finds.

Written by Amelia Gregory

In early July the Brighton University Studio 350 graphic design and illustration show was held at the Rose Lipman Building in Hoxton. This year there was a particularly diverse range […]

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Announcing the 2015 Jerwood Painting Fellowships for Francesca Blomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis

A short introduction to the winners of the 2015 Jerwood Painting Fellowships.

Written by Rachel Coombes

Francesca Blomfield, Master Copy, 2014, Three London-based artists have recently been awarded Jerwood Painting Fellowships, courtesy of Jerwood Visual Arts, a programme which supports and showcases the work of talented […]

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Ikebana AW15: An interview with fashion designer Sadie Williams

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sadie Williams by Bonaramis. Fashion designer Sadie Williams was inspired by the 1962 Best of Ikebana book on Japanese flower arranging to create a bold and innovative AW15 collection that […]

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Fifty Years of Illustration: an interview with coauthor Lawrence Zeegen

This gigantic book is a must read for all illustrators and those interested in illustration: find out more in this fabulous in depth interview with coauthor Lawrence Zeegen

Written by Amelia Gregory

The definitive Fifty Years of Illustration by Lawrence Zeegen and Caroline Roberts was published by Laurence King late last year. This beautiful volume charts contemporary illustration’s rich history, starting with […]

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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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BRIGHTON SHOW: University of Brighton 2014 Graphic Design and Illustration Degree Show Review

A round up of the graphic design and illustration talent graduating from Brighton this summer, exhibited at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower over the weekend…

Written by Matt Bramford

Installation by Charlie Barrows Over the weekend more than 70 students from the University of Brighton‘s Graphic Design and Illustration programme brought their wares to The Bargehouse, a cavernous part […]

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Sister Like You by Bellykids at Lik + Neon

Fans of contemporary illustration will love this new book from cult indie publishers Belly Kids, featuring fierce women rulers. Now on show at Lik + Neon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sister Like You front cover by Ellie Andrews. Sister Like You is the new book from cult indie publishers Belly Kids, featuring illustrations and stories about some of the fiercest […]

The Ecologist Guides to Food and Fashion: an interview with illustrator Lucy Kirk

Illustrator Lucy Kirk describes how she put together images for the Ecologist Guide to Food and the Ecologist Guide to Fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Ecologist has just published two superb new books with Leaping Hare Press that detail the ways in which we can improve the food and fashion systems, both of which […]

Map My Heart: an interview with illustrator Dom and Ink

Fabulous contributing illustrator Dom and Ink has just published his first book, chock full of his wonderful narrative illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dominic Evans, known as Dom and Ink, is a super talented illustrator who contributes brilliant fashion illustrations to Amelia’s Magazine. He’s also just secured his first book deal off the […]

Camberwell College of Arts: Mixed Special Illustration Graduate Show 2012 Review

As the new crop of creative design graduates gear up for their shows I take a look back at some of the best from Camberwell visual arts degree in 2012. Plus a round up of what the best are doing now.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Painting by Charlotte Mei. This year’s graduate shows are nearly upon us so what better way to kick off the new season than with a reminder of some of the […]

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2013: Pick Me Up Selects Review

Pick Me Up returns to Somerset House once again: here's my best of the up and coming talent section, featuring the likes of Hattie Stewart, Malarky and Rob Flowers, plus many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Banana vs Donut by MaricorMaricar. Each year I look forward to exploring new graphic art and illustration talent at Pick Me Up, and so it was that I trundled along […]

Now What: University of Brighton Graphic Design Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review

The pick of the bunch from Brighton's graduating graphic designers, showing at Netil House between 6th-8th July 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Papercutting by Jenny Moorcroft. The Now What exhibition at Netil House showcased graphic design alongside the illustration graduates, and also hosted a panel discussion about the state of creativity today. […]

Now What: University of Brighton Illustration Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review

Lovely work from Brighton illustration and design graduates, shown at East London's Netil House between 6th-8th July 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image by Pippa Toole. There were a host of specially curated graduate design exhibitions in London last week – including work by my old gaff, the University of Brighton. The […]

Modern Love: S/S 2012 Preview Interview with designer Sarah Arnett

Meet Sarah Arnett, one half of fashion design duo Modern Love, a label that is exclusively stocked at Liberty. She's a super talented lady with an inspiring career that spans illustration, interior design and of course fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Modern Love by Ola Szpunar. Sarah Arnett is a multi talented designer who just happened to train at the same university as me. She graduated the year above, and since […]

New Designers 2011 Part Two: Designer Makers Show Review

Fantastic furniture and product design at this years show back in July: particularly from Toby Whitworth, Miranda Holms and Samuel Sheard.

Written by Amelia Gregory

There were loads of other goodies to discover at New Designers part two. Here’s what stood out from the furniture, visit web designer maker, pill product design section: From Northumbria […]

New Designers 2011 Part One: Textile Design Graduate Show Review

Marvellous textile print design for clothing and furnishings from Loughborough University and Leeds College of Art: meet Louise Collis, Gillian Armstrong, Carrie Osborne and Damien Barlow.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Textile design by Louise Collis of Loughborough. New Designers is held every summer at the Business Design Centre in Islington and it’s a great one stop shop for anyone interested […]

The ACOFI Book Tour visits Castor and Pollux in Brighton

I had a wonderful time at Castor & Pollux in Brighton last night, Tuesday 24th May. With a little help from Juiceology, Lahloo Tea, Angel Food Bakery and Dr.Hauschka. Here's who I met!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Art and design shop Castor and Pollux is situated in three airy arches on Brighton seafront, ampoule a location that was formerly public loos and then a yoga studio. The […]

Caitlin Hinshelwood’s natural history

Gentle colours and subtle, gorgeous patterns are the common thread in the work of textile artist Caitlin Hinshelwood. She talks to Amelia’s Magazine about her love for the natural world and patterns, and the playfulness at the core.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Life on earth Hawks, more about snakes, seek dinosaurs, discount sharks and bears – there isn’t a kitty in sight in Caitlin Hinshelwood’s excellent fauna. We fell in love with […]

Royal College of Art Show One 2010: Photography and Printmaking

Show One at the RCA throws up an unlikely mix of Climate Rush inspired lithographs, monsters in ballet shoes and kitchen implements designed to produce screenprints.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Aniela Murphy/NeltonMandelton. The Yes Men began when founders Mike and Andy received an invitation intended for the director-general of the World Trade Organisation – via their fake WTO […]