About Me

Graduation | My boyfriend and I at a Coldplay gig | Where home is - St Francis Bay, South Africa
Graduation | My other half | Where I spent all my summers – St Francis Bay, South Africa

This portfolio showcases my work from school up till now.

My design style is illustrative and colourful.  I like to experiment with different mediums and I complete most of my designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  My strengths are in digital print, photography and drawing.

I have a passion for fashion and would love an opportunity to work for a fashion-forward brand that promotes body positivity and self-love.

I also have a fashion blog which aims to give outfit inspiration to all women, but especially short, curvy ones like myself: www.dinkyfashionista.com

Education:

  • 2:1 BA (Hons) in Textiles – Cardiff Metropolitan University (2016)
    Print Design, Sewing Techniques and Drawing.
  • Diploma in Visual Communications – The Open Window (2011, South Africa)
    Photography, Communication Design, Illustration

Skills:

  • Apple mac, Adobe Photoshop, Wacom Tablet, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat.
  • Drawing: Life drawing, Still Life drawing, Left Hand, Continuous Line, Stippling, Cross-hatching, Blending, Drawing Textures, Charcoal, Fine Liners, Crayons, Pencils.
  • Fabric dyeing: Tye dye, Shibore, Batik wax dying, Ombre.
  • Silkscreen Printing: Making a screen, Flocking, Puff, Foil Techniques.
  • Heatpress Printing and lino printing.
  • Fabric Painting by hand.
  • Sewing techniques: Hand stitching techniques, Using a sewing machine and various stitch methods, Over locking, Digital embroidery.
  • PC, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel

Please feel free to leave comments and share.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abigail-picton-turbervill-51586930

 

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