Come and see the beautiful sketches from our first year BA (Hons) Illustration students that we have on display in the library. Students were asked to explore the Library and Special Collections. They picked a topic from a ‘lucky dip’ …

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We have a collection of books on display in the Atrium of the Library which show some of our Rare Books and in particular the beautiful bookplates inside. We have found that we have bookplates in our collection designed by …

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Are you missing home? in need of some comfort? Or, just love a bit of nostalgia? In that case pop along to the University Library and take a look at our amazing collection of children’s books. We have a beautiful …

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Graphic Design and Illustration students may be familiar with the eLexicons resource, but a new Fashion lexicon has just been added. eLexicons, provides reliable and contextualized learning resources for the visual arts, including Fashion, Textile Design, Typography, Graphic Design, Graphic Art, …

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Today in 1866, famous naturalist and author-illustrator Beatrix Potter was born.  Although she was a skilled naturalist, who presented a work on mycology (the study of fungi – toadstools and moulds) to the Royal Society, Beatrix Potter is one of the …

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Do you like comics?  How about serialised graphic novels for grown-ups?   Laura Jenkinson’s Greek Myth Comix describes and explains the epic Greek myths and classical stories from Antiquity in a very accessible style (she makes them tremendously fun).  They are a great …

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We now have trial access to ten visual arts journals published by Intellect until 20th April 2017, all available here.  Click below for access to sample content from individual titles: Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education Craft Research Critical Studies in …

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