Sunday, 18 December 2011

I've Become A 'Featured Artist'

Just to let everyone know that I have recently had my work featured on the blog 'Fashion Vignette'. I couldn't quite believe it when I received a message from the creator of the blog to ask if I gave my permission to have my work showcased in the 'featured artist' section of the site. The feature has recently been posted, 15th Dec,(see above screen shot), and it looks great - images of my Acid Tropics module have been used to highlight the design process including sampling in the print room and my final prints. The feature is very complimentary of my work, which is of course lovely for me to read. See the 3 pictures I have uploaded for my feature.

I can definitely recommend 'Fashion Vignette'. There is an abundance of information on: trends, catwalk collections, seasonal colour directions and of course featured artists, plus much more. All presented in a very organised and professional manner it is a great site to visit for up to date fashion information and inspiration.

Phillippa x

Thursday, 15 December 2011

A Few Backgrounds Prepped For Drawing Sheets

And finally... look how pretty the sink looks after pouring my inks away

Monday, 12 December 2011

Music That Inspires Me Whilst Designing

Couldn't resist posting this gem of a performance by Coldplay at Glastonbury on my blog. I was there and visually it was amazing. Their music made staying awake until 3 or 4am each day working on my minor project not too bad at all and I'm happy to say that all the hard work and dedication payed off as I received a 1st for the module. I love listening to music whilst doing my design work, really gets me in the mood for drawing and designing and makes me feel inspired... also eases sleep deprivation. I also played M83 on repeat aswell.

Phillippa x

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Final Major Project - 'Global Collective'

So this is it, the final major project has officially begun!!! Over the next 5 months I will put into practice everything that I know about textile design and use all my technical skills to produce a series of striking fashion prints based on the concept 'Global Collective'. I knew that I needed to choose a concept that would highly sustain my interest for the duration of the module, so I have amalgamated my love of travel and culture to create this concept, inspired also by the current trend 'Global Remix'. Greatly inspired by traditional African dress, Morocco and Mexico, my concept is an eclectic mix of nature and traditional crafts and naturally for me the colour palette is intense and confident. Inspiration also comes from: Matthew Williamson, Anna Sui and Etro, to name but a few. This is the last module I will work on for my degree and I am so enthusiastic about my concept I literally cannot wait to get started and see what I produce. Exciting times.
For now here are pictures of my 'Global Collective' work bay. Enjoy

Phillippa x