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Thursday, 17 March 2016

Illustration students' work to travel the world

BA (Hons) Illustration students produced designs for the International Office to offer as gifts 'made in Portsmouth' to our international partners. Students had to consider the practical necessities of travel and the designs had to be light and packaged appropriately. All the designs reflect the city, the university and our Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries.The final selection made by our marketing team in the International Office included gift cards, a long folded tabbed illustration, and a limited edition screen print.

The winning students each received Amazon vouchers and a commission for further copies of their work. We can't wait to see where they end up!

Winning design: Happy Portsmouth by Emily Allison, a stage full of Portsmouth's landmarks
Second place: Ship in a bottle screen print by Rachel Douce, inspired by tattoo art
Third place: Sailor series by Lilian Zacharia, inspired by Portsmouth's naval heritage

Left to right: Marianthi Dalkiadou, Emily Allison, Rachel Douce, Dr Maureen O'Neill, Lilian Zacharia and Laura Knowles.

Our International Office team, Laura Knowles and Marianthi Dalkiadou making the final selection with Principal Lecturer Dr Maureen O'Neill.
The winning design by Emily Alison during the selection process.