‘Bloo Steel is an Edinburgh-based illustrator and environmental science student. She combines her love for art and the natural world in her illustrations. Her creativity grew significantly over lockdown and her work often celebrates solitude, featuring people thriving in their own space and company. You can find her work on @bloosteelillustration on Instagram.’
Leah de may
Leah De May has created some cards over lockdown. She says “it’s been nice to experiment with watercolour and then gift to people”
Leah Moodie is in her final year of Painting BA at the Edinburgh College of Art. “I've been making paintings and drawings inspired by the homesickness I've experienced whilst being stuck in a student flat during the pandemic/lockdown. In my work I create imagined scenarios in domestic settings that aim to be both comforting and unsettling.”
I wanted to submit a project I had done in lockdown to your virtual zine. It was a series of pieces, I photographed Ink, then created projections from them onto objects and rooms. I had also designed a headpiece inspired by its movement and shapeshifting qualities. I have attached the images below. I wasn't sure how many were allowed to be submitted so I just chose a range.
Phoebe Lacoste Crochet: I started crochet at the beginning of lockdown 2.0. I would recommend it to anyone - super fun, super easy. I hope one day it will be more infectious than COVID!
My exhibition explores Shetland Women through the art of photographic portraiture.
My choice of subject came instinctively and the series that followed evolved naturally.
I photograph people in their environments because I am curious of what lays behind their eyes, where they have been and where they hope to go
If you had asked me in my final year of Easingwold school what I imagined my life to be like when I turned 20, I’m sure like everyone else I could never have predicted this…