The first year of my MA is complete!

The first year of my MA is complete!

Indeed, my first academic year as an MA Children’s Book Illustration student has come to an end already! It’s been a long and somewhat confusing term but I have learnt so much, and so much over the course of the year! To think that before I was on this course I hardly did any observational […]

Dry point printing

Dry point printing

Throughout this term at uni we’ve been having different print tutorials in Anglia Ruskin’s amazing print rooms. Today we did some dry point printing and worked in groups of three to create prints based on seasons: ours was autumn! The process involved scratching / drawing into clear plastic firstly to create the image and for […]

Mono printing Bunnies

Mono printing Bunnies

At uni we recently had a Mono Printing tutorial and today in a spare couple of hours I decided to have a go at creating some imagery! Using reference from a video of my late rabbit Sooty, I created a print from laying the paper over the ink and simply drawing onto it. As a […]

Rachael in KFC

Rachael in KFC

Posted by + on Jan 23, 2015 in MA Children's Book Illustration

Having had a break from uni work after handing it all in a couple of weeks ago I thought I’d try and get back into the swing of drawing. This is one of the first things I’ve drawn back in public since of my sister in KFC. Not an amazing drawing but perhaps interesting to […]

Observation and Experiment Term 1

Observation and Experiment Term 1

Posted by + on Jan 21, 2015 in MA Children's Book Illustration

The first term of my Masters is officially over as I handed in all six of my sketchbooks nearly two weeks ago now. After a much needed rest I thought I would reflect upon the term and give an idea of the progress I made during it. This project is a foundation to course and […]

Progress in my MA so far

Progress in my MA so far

On this Wednesday I will be having my first crit for our Observation and Experiment project. I can’t believe we will be on week 7, more than half way through the term already! I have been thoroughly enjoying myself and have been busier than I ever have so time has flown. Some of the things […]

Observation and Experiment

Observation and Experiment

Posted by + on Oct 12, 2014 in MA Children's Book Illustration

For my first ever project as a Cambridge School of Art student I’ll be completing the module ‘Observation and Experiment’ which involves very much what is stated in the title. For this we had to chose a theme to base lots of first hand, observational drawing around. I decided to focus this around my home […]