Tuesday, 18th July 2017
AN arts student took the plunge and her father with her to capture the perfect image for her A Level project
AN arts student took the plunge and her father with her to capture the perfect image for her A Level project.
Elizabeth Scrafton immersed herself, quite literally, on a family holiday to
The student at The King’s Academy, Coulby Newham, then used the image in a project called Reflections, spending 100 hours to produce an artistic version in acrylic.
Her artwork formed part of an annual exhibition and open event showcasing students’ talents in art, design and technology, fashion and textiles, music and drama.
“I love art and business and plan to study a business degree at
Bethany Rhucraft, 16, also used her family in her artwork to produce a cheeky portrait collage of her mum Andrea sticking her tongue out.
Mrs Rhucraft said: “I think her work is amazing and I look great – because I have no wrinkles.
Resistant materials GCSE student Chrissy Willard used upcycled materials to create a stylish coffee table in the form of a leaf.
“I’m thinking about product design, engineering or sports science,” said Chrissy, 16, who is a member of the
Year 12 student Helen Kotch took inspiration from the ancient Egyptians for her AS Level couture. The 17-year-old hopes to study fashion design at university.
Amy Carling, 18, chose the Statue of Liberty as a cue for her dress, embroidering the iconic
She said: “I’m planning to study international fashion at Manchester Met, which also includes advertising and events management. It involves taking a placement so I’m hoping to go to
Visitors enjoyed strolling around the exhibition and were treated to refreshments prepared and served by catering students, before watching a show of music and drama in the hall.
This included The King’s Academy Choir, the drama club, the cast of
Assistant vice principal Carey Brownless said: “We have some incredibly committed and talented students at The King’s Academy and we were thrilled so many visitors joined us to see them showcase their considerable and varied skills. It was a fabulous evening for everyone involved.”