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Falmouth Collective// 25042016

A weekly blogpost celebrating the talent of Falmouth University Art students~

India Durban//Fine Art

India recently came first in the Cornwall Art Fair student competition. Her work titled 'the third driving test' was up against other students who were also showcasing their work at the recent event in St Ives this weekend. Her works are representational in showing sensitive emotions and she has a real technical ability in being able to capture this.



Calum Heath//Illustration

First came across the work of Calum through friends on the Illustration course. His use of line and colour is beautifully executed. Having a variety of line in drawing is fundamental in being able to capture the subject matter. He has done this and is also able to capture an emotive narrative. It makes the work a lot more personal.



Ella Kasperwicz//Illustration

I first came across the work of Ella through the Falmouth School of Art Blog. She illustrates the guest lectures by capturing the speaker through mark and line. Her drawing of Conrad Shawcross was brilliant! I also work as an ambassador with Ella and got the chance to see more of her work last week when we were helping out at a STEAM event. She uses media in such a convincing way and is not afraid to experiment to push how people interpret something. I love her work and recently how she has been using collage is very effective.



Taylor Gillin//Foundation

I am forever envious of how Taylor confidently uses material to convey narrative to the viewer. She has such a strong sense of material and mark. She composes work in a way which is not obvious and really encourages the viewer to engage with more than just what they are looking at. The fluidity of her mark-making is something I very much relate to in my own practice. However she has a way of combining words and exciting materials which is something I want to become better at.




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