Amazing drawing session with our year 2 students, on responding to music with visiting lecturer Vanessa Rolf.
Congratulations Jenny Wynne on your internship and having your design printed on to wallpaper. Year 2 print students presented their work to interiors fabric and wall coverings company Blendworth who chose Jenny as their winner who will be joining them for an internship and also have her designs printed off on wallpaper – what anContinue reading “Year 2 Print Student Selected by Blendworth”
Congratulations to Year 2 Weave Student Hannah Bentley on her success in the UKFT Made It bursary. As a university member of the UKFT our students have the opportunity to apply for schemes such as the ‘Made It’ bursary which will finds and sponsors placements for students in Uk manufacturing in fashion and textiles. HannahContinue reading “Year 2 Weave Student Selected for UKFT Award”
We welcomed the BA Knitters back to the studio with a face to face toile review. They each presented their fabrics and ideas on mannequins for those doing the garments, and amazing swatches laid out for those textiles. It was great to see fabrics in the flesh after all this time and get a true sense of the texture, quality andContinue reading “Year 3 Knit Review April 2021”
A sample of the diverse and inspiring work of our year 3 woven textiles students, they have looked and topics and uses as diverse as Frankenstein and luxury car interiors.
Lizzy graduated from WSA last year 2019 and her work has been photographed by many stylists and photographers @fashionsfinestuk – London Fashion Week 2020. Lizzy based her collection on Female Artists looking at abstract painting and textural structures. Her collection was in the WSA Fashion Show at the Vinyl Factory, London in June 2019. LizzieContinue reading “HUFF MAGAZINE ft Elizabeth Brady”
An insight into year 3 knit working from home
Celebrating the work of our year 3 print students as they approached interpreting trends in semester 1, using a variety of digital and screen print processes, combined with stitch in different forms.
Our second year printers have been rising to the challenge of making during lockdown and have embraced the move towards digital platforms. Creating their own professional Instagram accounts they have been learning the importance of self promotion, creating digital content and engaging with outside audiences. Beginning with their favourite song as a starting point theContinue reading “Year 2 Print Making to Music”
Our first years have been rising to a few challenges, this year, but always surprise and make us proud with their creativity and problem solving. They have taken us on a world tour of how we can continue to appreciate the world and culture from home and find inspiration. To support them we have sentContinue reading “Year One Virtual Visual Visit”