Emily Boyce
SHOWS 2020

BA Surface Pattern Design

This project was inspired by a recent trip to Milan, and from more local visits to the Glynn Vivian Museum, where there are many figurative sculptures.  I thought these findings had a lot of scope to be used in conversational prints. I often focus on challenging objects and ornaments that are on the boundaries of taste in my work, so this was a continuation from earlier projects.  However, in this work, I felt that I needed to explore my primary medium choices further by using paint, oil pastels, chalks and felt liners to achieve the aesthetic I was looking for.  

I aspire to graduate and gain more experience in the fashion industry and to later pursue a career in the printed textiles for fashion industry. I would love to work with some of the bigger high street brands. 

Surface pattern design has given me a new appreciation of the world of design. But also, of how surface pattern is everywhere! 

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