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Creative Textile Art part-time course

Run by one of our textile tutors, Lucy O`Hara, the Creative Textile Art part-time course will develop creative skills through the art of textiles. Students will experiment with a range of specialist surface manipulation techniques such as; Embroidery, Felt making and Applique.

The 10 week evening course runs on a Wednesday from 1830-2100, bookings are now being taken for the new January 2018 term.

Student feedback from last term –

‘ Enthusiastic teacher, well prepared’
‘ It was exactly what I wanted. I learnt so much that I can now use independently’
‘ The pace was perfect, we were all encouraged to share our ideas’
‘ A friendly and informative course which I would like to continue’
More info available here
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Student Showcase : Rachel Thomas

This weeks Student Showcase features 17yr old Rachel Thomas. Rachel is studying a National Diploma in Art & Design here at Truro College and she has a particular liking for textiles.

Rachel is a big fan of textile artists Lisa Stickley and Matthew Harris, and their influence shows in her latest body of work. Working with images from the natural world rachel has used layering, mark making and reverse applique to create some stunning stitched fabric pieces.

Next stop for Rachel is studying a BA in Textiles in Bournemouth this Sept. She eventually hopes to work in the textile design industry and set up her own business featuring her beautiful and intricate fabric work.

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