Welcome! We’ve spent a lot of time, care, effort and attention dotting the i’s crossing the t’s, polishing the silverware and hoisting the mainbrace in perpetration for the new year. The studio is finally ready for action! And we’re really looking forward to welcoming in the new students and welcoming back the existing ones:)
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS! We welcomed staff and students from Shanghai Institute of Technology into our studios this summer. Here’s a snapshot from the final exhibition of work generated by the Summer School.
GRADUATE! Check out this interview with cosmopolitan Illustration graduate Ken Iizuka
PUBLICATION! Here’s a sneak preview of Illustration Course Leader, Jonny Hannah’s new book, ‘Greetings From Darktown’, due out this month. Check out an early review here: http://fishinkblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/jonny-hannah-merrell-publishers-illustrated-greetings-from-darktown/
GRADUATE! International recognition for Solent Illustration Grad, Nate Kitch, with this commission for Canadian newspaper, the Globe & Mail.
COMPETITION! Enter here: http://www.theaoi.com/events/prize-for-illustration-info.php
STAFF Profile! Based on the Charles Bukowski poem, ‘the Man with the Beautiful Eyes’, Check out Illustration Course Leader, Jonny Hannah’s BAFTA award winning animation here:
EVENT! D&AD 2014
CONGRATULATIONS! To the Solent team for this years amazing D&AD stand and for being featured on the Creative Review blog for the third year running, what an achievement! Check it out here:
EVENT! Preparations are well under way for our stall at this years top industry event, the D&AD New Blood exhibition. Join us in celebrating our students achievements at trendy Spitalfields Market, East London on 1, 2 & 3rd July!