Month: July 2014

Sketching Sooty

In preparation for lots of observational, first hand drawing in my MA I have been drawing my pet rabbit Sooty who is ten years old in August! The first image is one of my sketchbook pages using charcoal and the other more refined images are ones I actually did first hand also. I was pretty pleased with these even though he is a bit out of proportion and with a vacant expression but I’m sure these are things I will get to grips with in more time and with more practice!

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Thoughts on my upcoming MA Children’s Book Illustration!

About three weeks ago I was over the moon to learn that I’d been accepted onto MA Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University on a part time basis over 2.5 years! I think I’d always known an MA was right for me since the end of second year at university in my BA when I met Anna Bhushan. She mentioned how she had used her BA as a time to really experiment and push herself in her work and an MA to refine her practice as she was still unsure as to what to do, these are and were my feelings exactly. I thought my personal statement was a good explanation of my feelings behind applying for this particular MA. Part of this is seen below:

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Pilgrims Cheese Project

Now that I have graduated and the degree show is over I have a chance to blog about the final outcomes for the Pilgrims Cheese Collaboration I did.

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