Isabelle Cyr

Our BA (Hons) degree has a reputation for challenging conventional thinking and will encourage you to approach Illustration as a piece of art with a purpose – with meaning, message and function.

You will explore contemporary practice in industry and future techniques and technologies.

And you will follow in the footsteps of award-winning graduates who have won acclaim as illustrators in a variety of professional fields.

Course information

Words: Poppy Lam (She/Her), BA (Hons) Illustration, @poppy.illustrator Playing around with different compositions to depict the idea of memories
Words: Katie Champkin (They/Them,), BA (Hons) Illustration, @champkinkatie  Previous Next When I think of "play" I think of fun. I'm someone
Alistair Clougher (He/Him) Metamorphosis Defined - A biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching, involving
Freya Kemp (She/Her) This is an extract from my graphic novel Uprooted. The story is based on personal experiences with
Poppy Lam (She/Her) ‘I created this illustration with the intent to portray personal growth/change. I tried to subtly symbolise this
Frances Hammond (She/Her) Exploring the space between life and death was my aim when creating inside book illustrations for George
Amelia Snook Nostalgia to me is running into my Nan’s bungalow and grabbing whatever snacks that I could get my
Chloe Powell My piece is a collage of photos I took during the first Covid-19 lockdown. I made a lot
Ellen Hester The Robin in the Garden is a second-year project which I thought would be fitting for this issue.
Rach Lloyd This Piece is a response to a poem made using Tristan Tzara’s ‘Cut and Paste’ technique. The piece
Thomas Goddard I got some funny looks when I mentioned to friends and family that I’d be focusing on Minecraft as my form of nostalgia. I don’t
Ryan Gilks To me, the feeling of nostalgia is driven by aesthetics in visual culture where connections are made through
Emily Johnson In times of instability and uncertainty there is a strong instinct to turn to nostalgia for comfort and normality.   Over the past year, the
Patricia Mercer-David I think we can all agree that 2020 was a particularly challenging year. In the surreal period of
Yasmin Noonan Nostalgia to me means experiences and memories that occurred during my younger years and which inevitably morphed me into what I
Imogen Hawgood The freedom of the American open road has been a powerful image for generations on both sides of
Rachel Lloyd There is simplicity, clutter, and safety; not daring to be too difficult, but not like anything you have done before.  
Maya Chessman Now more than ever it feels important that our homes help us to feel physically safe. This feeling acts as a link to those people who lived before
Ailish Beadle The gallery once the doors shut: imagine if all the art that we see in galleries comes to life. Imagine exhibitions
Dominic Lovegrove Reward System is an app designed to "gamify" your life by giving you animated rewards for everyday tasks. 
Vaineta Keraityte, Eleanor Needham, Luke McGarrigle, Drew Hardman, Lauren Walker and Chloe Boston With loneliness in the elderly rising in the UK,
Frances Hammond  The convergence of illusion and reality was central to my illustrations of 'The Seventh Horse', a short story
Thomas Goddard My practice has always been rooted in reality and illusion, coming from an optical art background with influences such as Bridget Riley, my goal
Imogen Hawgood ‘Americans were seduced into accepting the automobile as the embodiment of modern dreams, urges, and passions’   Stephen Heller, co-author
Rachel Lloyd Over Here! I’m that dog that’s running around the park off the lead, full pelt at picnics and stealing meal deals. Sniffing
Amy Harman The idea of process is extremely important within my personal creative practice. My research report Process: Accessibility, Repetition
Nic Gordon This animation was my final outcome for my degree. I wanted to bring my love of dance and performance into
Amy Harman Responding to the Sainsbury’s vision of creating a space to ‘experience art as part of their everyday environment’
Isabelle Cyr To reach a resolved piece of work I rely on different drawing techniques, of which the most important to
Imogen Hawgood The constant process of transformation brought about by the interplay of surfaces and light has been observed by
Frances Hammond In response to the House of Illustration’s ‘Illuminated Alphabet’ competition, I created a different letter each day throughout
Eleanor Lamb This project was a university brief in collaboration with The Broads Authority.  ‘Spot The Broads' is an interactive wildlife and plant
Amy Harman Architectural Planes investigates urban environments through colour and shape. Observing the architectural planes from various angles to create
Tatiana Susvaliuc  Since I was a child, I remember myself watching the stars every night before going to bed, exploring
Poppy Chapman My subject matter for this set focuses on bringing light and humour into the otherwise mundane and repetitive every day. 
Jessica Platt These are artworks from a personal project, visualising dream-like landscapes and figures that contain psychedelic, Halloween aesthetics. Heavily influenced by
Imogen Hawgood Suburbia is the embodiment of both the American Dream and the slowly unfolding crisis which has followed as America
Helen Harlow My interest in editorial illustration means that I aim to depict topics in a more conceptual way, and
Denize Orlovska Words: Denize Orlovska, Illustration
Ceara Coleman  This piece is titled 'The 90s Called' and was a fun personal project for me to play around
Emma Liu  Portrayal is a concept for an online brand that aims to highlight the complexities of identity and self-representation
Lorelle Aboagye-Mubanga An interview with one of our shortlisted artists for our eye opener exhibition Lorelle Aboagye-Mubanga. How were your
Ceara Coleman An interview with one of our shortlisted artists for our eye opener exhibition Ceara Coleman. How was your
Cat Cousland Cat’s collection of moving images explore what it means to be a female. In which, the male gaze
Carter O'Sullivan An interview with one of our shortlisted artists for our eye opener exhibition Carter O'Sullivan. How was your
Amy Harman An interview with Jarrold’s prize winner, and one of our shortlisted artists for our eye opener exhibition, Amy