On from now until this Sat 27th May, 3pm – Page Turner.
A celebration of great student art from Truro College, Cornwall.
Take yourself down to Lemon Quay Piazza in Truro and become inspired by the wealth of talent on display.
From fine art to jewelry, from architecture to graphics design, and everything in between.
Our 12th annual show, Page Turner.
Our next college alumni that has gone on to bigger things is VFX whizz kid Chris Mutton –
“I’m currently working as a Rigging TD / Technical Artist in the VFX industry in London. The company is called Framestore, and after a brief stint in their commercials department I am now working in the world of feature films. I have only been here a couple of months so far, so haven’t worked on any big blockbusters that I can boast about …yet!
My job is the bridge between the modelling and animation teams. I take a 3D generated model and add the control systems and skeletons, as well as defining how the model deforms and anything else animation need to make a character move in a believable way. It’s a great mix of artistic eye and technical knowledge.
Since University I have also worked in the games industry for Sony Computer Entertainment on the Killzone franchise, and for a company called Jellyfish Pictures on a children’s animated TV show called the Floogals.
At Truro College I studied Fine Art with Louise and Tristan, Graphic Illustration with Natalie, as well as Maths and Music Tech. I also got involved with the regular Life Drawing classes on offer, which has been invaluable to my understanding of human form and function and something I kept up throughout education and still try and attend as often as possible. I had an enjoyable year on Truro’s Art Foundation course before heading off to Bournemouth to study Computer Animation and Visualisation which is how I got into the career I have now.
Truro was a really great place for me to get a excellent grounding in Art. The department was always such a fun place to be, full of energy and friendly faces!”
Next up is Matt Tremaine. He is currently in his third year studying at Bath School of Art and Design. Matt works in all areas of design but predominantly within publication/editorial design, typography, advertising and printmaking.
“My areas of interest are in fashion and sport. I am always testing myself and developing my skills in all areas of design. I see a challenge as an opportunity to show my abilities and I crave learning from others and gaining experience. Simplicity and minimalism in my work is key whether it be the design or the concept.
Whilst at Truro College I was taught the fundamentals of design, using software, analog processes and many more. I had a a lot of freedom and from experimentation I was able to generate a love and interest for all area’s of art and design. Originally I wanted to progress as a printmaker, mainly down to the passion of my lecturer George Hounsome, later on I found a love for typography but I still use all the skills and knowledge learnt years ago in my current practice.”
You can view more of his work HERE.