23 May 2013

Spectrum Degree Show

Join us at the Rag Factory and the Spectrum Degree Show for some amazing narratives, books, films, installations and a diverse approach to contemporary ideas of illustration. 

The show is open between Friday 31st of May and Monday 31st of June and features work from BA (Hons) Illustration, Animation Arts, Graphic Design: Visual Communication & Graphic Media, Photography & Media Arts, Photography & Video and Video Arts Production. 

Mystery of the Wild Children

We are very excited to have just produced the first publication under the course's Lion & Lamb Press. The book is a record of 19 collaborative collages created by first year students with the guidance of the amazing Graham Rawle
The resulting text and images are beautifully suggestive, playful and contemplative. 

3 May 2013

Lion and Lamb Press

2013 saw the establishment of the long awaited Illustration Course press and imprint, ‘The Lion and Lamb Press’.  Lion and Lamb Yard is a location in Farnham and makes reference to the new course location. With the move the course has had the opportunity to combine existing staff expertise, practice and experience in book production and printmaking with the excellent printmaking and bookmaking facilities at the Farnham campus, to set up its own course press. 

The aim of the press is to publish small illustrated editions of staff work as well as collaborative editions and the best of BA and MA student books. The press will promote the excellence of illustration and narrative which the course is renowned for, in book form.

2 May 2013

Alumni: Thomas Dowse

Graduate of the Illustration course and visiting lecturer Thom Dowse has recently been working on a series of whimsical animated sequences for the Guardian. Keep an eye on the Guardian website for updates.

Thom’s work has a unique sense of atmosphere and his incredible, dense drawings suggest narratives that stand somewhere between the real and the dreamlike.