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Friday, 29 June 2018

University of Portsmouth Collection Awards

I am pleased to announce that a number of our Graduates' Illustration work has been selected for the University of Portsmouth Collection. This is the university's archive of student work, housed in the library. A selection panel chose the awards winners from the School of Art and Design Graduate Showcase. The following will receive a purchase prize of £500. Well Done.
Megan Macdonald       
Alex Sodinca
Georgie Underwood   
Carl Thompson

New Designers 2018

Our Illustration Graduates will be showcasing their work at New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London from Wednesday 4th July to Saturday 7th July 2018
All invited - see the following link for show/ticket info 

Monday, 11 June 2018

Clare Teare, Illustration MA student gives a talk in Shanghai

Clare Teare - currently one of our MA Illustration students, has just given a talk about her MA project and research at the The Materials Development Association (MATSDA) annual conference in Shanghai, China.
"The conference will be co-hosted by MATSDA and the Shanghai Center for Research in English Language Education. The conference theme is “L2 Teacher Development through Materials Development”. We welcome language teachers, researchers, and educators at all levels around the world to participate in this event."


Clare is researching Accessible EAP (English for academic purposes) via a set of illustrated animated gifs that can be used in a classroom or VLE, illustrating commonly misused academic English linking words and phrases. The aim is to engage international students from a predominantly Asian background and facilitate the correct use of common linking words and phrases in EAP. She is researching whether animated gifs help to facilitate learning and correct use of formal written English words and phrases?



Friday, 8 June 2018

Student Prize Winners - Illustration 2018

Congratulations to Lauren Mills and Alex Sodinca for their success in this years School of Art and Design student awards. Awards were open to all students across the school and prize winners were chosen by a selection panel.    Well done!
Lauren was highly commended in the Student Achievement Award. Alex won joint 1st prize for the Traditional Media Award.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Alumni - Lloyd Peek

Great new portfolio from alumni Lloyd Peek who graduated from Illustration in 2009!
Since then he's built up an amazing portfolio of work with many prestigious clients covering
a range of skills such as illustration, art direction, editorial and fashion.

Have a look at his new site here...   http://www.lloydpeek.com/

Monday, 4 June 2018

Graduate show on now!

Have a sneaky peek at the work on show all this week at the Graduate Show. See our showreel of work from all the students to get a flavour of this year's graduating talents.

 Graduate showcase on Vimeo

Friday, 1 June 2018

Strong Island Award

Congratulations to Carl Thompson, this year's winner of the Strong Island Award and thanks as always to Strong Island for their support every year. 

Graduate Show 2018 Live - Illustration on CCI Live

Interviews with staff and students can be seen on CCi Live Channel;