Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, part 2

Textiles, Visual Communication & 3D Design Annabelle Williams Annabelle specialised in textiles. She used chalk and soft pastels grated into PVA to make both her pieces. Annabelle will stay at Loughborough University for her degree. Rachel Wells Rachel also specialised in textiles. She has used a variety of textile techniques to create…

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Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

What is a Foundation Diploma? Today I'm going to show you work by some of the students who completed a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Loughborough University this year. The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a one-year course preparing students for entry to degree-level art and…

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A Flair for Multi-Media Textiles

Multi-Media Textiles: Where Anything Goes Of the three textile pathways, followed at Loughborough University, multi-media textiles is the hardest to define. Students experiment with a range of textile techniques including: applique, beading, crochet, fabric manipulation, felting, hand and machine knit, hand and machine stitch, macrame, patchwork, and quilting. They may also use…

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A Flair for Print

Print, But Not Just Textiles As a former scientist, I love dye labs! Scientific precision melded with creative flair to produce beautiful colours. Textiles students, who specialise in Print, will print textiles and may other surfaces, for example wall paper. In this post I'm going to show you the work of some…

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A Flair for Weave

Woven Textiles You may have noticed that I have not been blogging so frequently recently. Posts have been planned, photos taken, but there has not been the time to pull it all together. There have been many reasons for this, all good! One of the things occupying some of my…

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