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Delicate designs with an illustrative edge - highly detailed surface pattern and illustration, inspired by life and created with love. Sarah Fleming is a graduate of Cleveland College of Art & Design, where she studied Textiles and Surface Design, specialising in design for the home furnishings and greetings market. Inspired by the detail and beautiful patterns found in nature and her surroundings, Sarah is motivated to achieve beautiful, highly informative observational drawings. She showed an interest in Art from a very early age and has developed a great passion for Textiles and Surface Design. This huge passion spurs her on to work extremely hard, full of enthusiasm to create new and exciting design ideas. Sarah has developed a detailed, tight drawing style which helps her to achieve her beautiful observational drawings. However, she is also able to work in a very sketchy, illustrative style too - showing her as a very versatile designer, capable of adapting where relevant to confidently produce designs for both the commercial and more niche markets. For work enquiries please contact Sarah at sarahfleming11@hotmail.com

Monday, 20 August 2012

TRENDART internship

Earlier this summer, I took part in a 4-week internship with TRENDART SRL LIMITED at their studio in Como, Italy. It was such a brilliant experience and I learnt so much!
I produced a lot of hand-drawn imagery for the company to be put towards creating furnishing designs using the CAD programme, AVA. I produced work by hand drawing a variety of things; from trees and flowers to architecture, and animal skins to pieces of textiles. 




As seen above, a couple of my drawings have made it into designs already, which is fantastic and I had the chance to contribute towards repeat structure and colour for these.
I was keen to impress with my drawing skills and my confidence has certainly increased since being with the company. Creative Director, Victoria Glagoleva, is a very talented lady with an exceptional eye for those final details that finish drawings and designs off perfectly. Her faith in my skills and the way that my hand draws was great to hear and I hope to carry on experimenting to perfect my style.

I would like to say a huge thank you to Victoria and Managing Director, Carl Hudson for giving me the opportunity and looking after me so well, and I hope to work further with them in the future.

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