I've spent the last couple of weeks at arts summer school in Bournemouth, taking a course in fashion design.
I've been focusing so much on educating myself about the other side - the manufacture and consumption part- of the industry, so it was really interesting to look into the initial development stages of the clothes that we wear.

I learnt so much: about how the design process works, how to use an industrial overlocker, how to use photoshop to design prints...
I also learnt that living by yourself loses its novelty after you've had stir-fry for five nights running, that you are never too old for collaging and that there is no problem that an Oreo milkshake cannot solve. 

Over the course we picked an overarching concept, then researched around it before refining our findings into designs. Then we generated a digital print and made a garment, which was modelled and shot at a photo shoot at the end of the week. 
you'll have to keep your eyes peeled for the photos - they'll be up soon!

My concept was "Impurity".
Here are a couple photocopies of my sketchbook - I hope you like them. 


  1. I love it when people post their sketchbooks, I find them so interesting. I'm glad you learnt a lot, Art is endless, and either you learn or you discover or you just create something different... or everything at the same time.

    Loved the concept x

    Crissy @ My Cup Of Tea

  2. Your work is really beautiful. You can design a dress for me any time!


    1. Thank you! Haha, you name the date! -Kate x

  3. The course sounded very interesting. And yes, Oreo milkshakes are the solution for everything.
    Love, Alice.


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