Rachel Appleby
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Rachel Appleby

Artist | Designer | FreelancerNottingham, United Kingdom
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Rachel Appleby

Artist | Designer | FreelancerNottingham, United Kingdom
About me
Artist / Designer living in the East Midlands running my own business - Rach Appleby Art. Specialising in landscape paintings, lino prints and greetings card design.
Projects
  • RACH APPLEBY ART
    RACH APPLEBY ARTI officially started my own business in November 2020 but had been building up towards it since summer 2020. Rach Appleby Art is the embodiment of everything I love to do! I create landscape paintings and lino prints often inspired by the Norfolk coast where I grew up. I also do commission pieces as well as cards and gifts too and I am always expanding the range of products I offer. I feel completely lucky to be able to try and make a career from selling my artwork and I am always up for a cha
  • PORTFOLIO - Rachel Appleby
    PORTFOLIO - Rachel ApplebyA selection of work from designs produced at University, my print design internship at Prominent Europe and also some recent artworks showing my versatility as a designer/artist.
  • Cool Earth T-shirt Illustration Competition
    Cool Earth T-shirt Illustration CompetitionIn August I entered Cool Earths Illustration competition with this simple single colour design. The brief was to create a design with a clear message that would be sold to raise funds to protect rainforests. I was shortlisted out of 600 entries and eventually gained the most public votes becoming 1 of 5 winners!! My design will now be featured on a sustainable range of T-shirts, tote bags and prints! 75% of profits will go towards Cool Earths rainforest conservation work helping their mission
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Work history
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    ArtistRach Appleby Art
    Nottingham, United KingdomFreelance
    Founder of Rach Appleby Art - Open to freelance work - Open to commissions
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    Junior DesignerClintons
     - Corby, United KingdomFull Time
    - Developing existing concepts (cards, stationary, giftwrap) and coming up with new ideas - Trend research and own developmental work - Working across different design styles (modern, traditional, character etc.) And creating physical mock ups - Understanding use of embellishments/finishes to products (value for money)
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Skills
  • Hand Drawing
  • Lino Printing
  • Painting
  • Screen Printing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Basic Indesign
  • Microsoft Office
  • Printmaking
Education
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    BA (Hons) Textile Design Nottingham Trent University
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Final year at Nottingham Trent studying Textile Design specialising in printed textiles
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    A-LevelPaston College
     - North Walsham, UK
    A Levels in: Art (A) Textiles (B) Photography (B) AS Level in History
Awards
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    Cool Earth Illustration Competition WinnerCool Earth
    Winner of Cool Earths T-shirt Illustration competition 2020. Design raising awareness about climate change and deforestation.
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    Live Project Group CommendationRomo Fabrics and Black Edition
    Commendation from the Company Romo for our group project work
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