Portfolio 2017

‘Ball, Block, Blank’ Concertinas

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The beginning title of A Level Art, ‘Ball, Block, Blank’, inspired forms to be captured, sorted and their structures rewritten – September 2016.

‘Ball, Block, Blank’ Compositions

Following on from the title, ‘Ball, Block, Blank’, prints were produced with acrylic, printing inks and carbon paper, and collated – October – November 2016.

Sketchbook Development

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Exploring ideas of fluidity and freedom within linear design, inspired by Tate Modern and Robert Rauschenberg’s recent exhibition – OctoberDecember 2016.

Tate and Abstract Expressionism Collage

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The Abstract Expressionists, Kline and Newman inspire this collaboration of colour, medium and the conflicting order of movement – November – December 2016.

London Landscape Canvas Collage

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Studying the breakdown of linear dominance within London’s rigid landscape, influenced by Rauschenberg’s ‘Automobile Tire Print’ – January – February 2017.

Transportation Reflections

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Organic pathways reflecting the uncontrollable movement of the London Underground – March 2017.

Batik Sketchbook Plan

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Planning the batik composition of city regime and the free flow of people rebelling – March 2017.

‘Open All Hours’ Batik Collage

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Traffic lights and industrial materials merge with intricate details to echo the inner movement of a strict cityscape – March – April 2017.

Cityscape Garment Design

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Concept sketch of urban ideas combined on a final garment – April 2017.

Cityscape Garment Development

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Incorporating and arranging previous urban designs and recycled materials to flow with the body – April – May 2017.

The Final Garment

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May 2017

Tonal Exploration of Palm Leaves

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Exploring tonal ideas directed a focus on shadows, highlights and textures; yet retaining a dynamic feeling of growth and regeneration – September 2017.

Tonal Print Exploration

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Playing with tonal patterns, block shades and blank spaces to create folded structures, in essence of cabbage forms – September 2017.

Palm Leaf Prints

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A series of prints and patterns, layered together to reflect the continuously evolving form of the palm leaves – October 2017.

Final Garment Concept Sketches

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October 2017

Garment Details

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Delicate details fanning out and up; emphasising the growth of the “living” garment – November 2017.

Garment Details

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Magnified details of layered patterns, bubble wrap and netting, combined and contrasting – November 2017.

The Final Garment

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November 2017

The Final Garment


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November 2017









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