Now, before you say anything… please read the title to the tune of this.
The sun is shining, The Beach Boys are playing (on youtube) and I have been featured on ImagineThat‘s blog:
Have a look here. ImagineThat feature creatives from a range of disciplines, so why not submit your work?
You guys might have guessed that I can talk/write for England, but I actually found it quite hard writing my bio – not sure why. I guess it’s trying to get that balance of personality without sounding cheesy. I love a bit of cheese and I’m allowed to sound cheesy here, but it’s not the best first impression is it?
If you’re reading this, you’ve found my blog But if you ever forget where to find me, I’m now linked here:
I’ve got my own orange circle (bottom row, 2nd in from the left) in The Caseroom Press’ links! I feel really honoured to be linked on the same page as these brilliant creatives, so thank you Barrie & Philippa!
If you haven’t yet checked out The Caseroom Press’ work, look now for an amazing collection of typographic and letter pressed works.
You might remember a little while back, the guys at The Print Handbook kindly donated one of their metallic ink Helvetica posters for me to giveaway to one of my lovely readers. Harry was the lucky winner and here he is with the poster:
Thanks to Harry & Jack for the photo and again to The Print Handbook!
What am I going to giveaway next…?
… and the winner is:
… fellow Lincoln Graphic Design student – Harry Winfield. Congrats Harry! I’ll pass on your details to the guys at The Print Handbook and hope to see the poster on your wall soon – send me a pic!
Thanks to everyone that entered – all 56 of you! I was very impressed
Also thanks to Andy & everyone at The Print Handbook for giving me the opportunity to run the competition. Hopefully I will have another one for you guys soon…
Yesterday I had the final crit of my D&AD project with Zoe. About half way through, Barrie popped in. He said he had been interviewing a prospective student and asked them ‘Why Lincoln?’. They replied ‘Because of Natasha Nuttall’s blog’.
I couldn’t believe it! I began writing my blog when I was at college to help be more critical of my own work and engage in the design world. Since then, it has grown into a lot more than that – I have followers that look forward to Tri Fri posts every week. It’s a weird feeling for me, but a great one. I would still blog even if I was only talking to myself, but knowing that some people are reading (and hopefully enjoying) what I have to say is a great buzz.
It’s such a great feeling to think that by just blogging I have inspired someone to study Graphic Design at University, and Lincoln is a great choice. Emma & I have helped out with a couple of open days and it was great to speak to students and parents, to share our experiences and our passion for our course.
Graphic Design courses are famously known as being a lot of hard work and very stressful, but I can honestly say that I have absolutely LOVED my time at Lincoln and it already makes me sad to think that I’ll be leaving in a couple of months! I was editing my CV on Monday (which I hadn’t touched since 1st year) and I’d kind of forgotten how much I’ve achieved in the past 3 years. It wasn’t until I saw it all it written on paper, that it really hit me!
To the person who had the interview with Barrie – Thanks, yesterday I had the biggest smile! I hope it went well and fingers crossed that you will come to Lincoln and maybe even carry on the blogging legacy? Get in touch!
At 9PM my giveaway closed and I’ve used a random number generator to find a winner:
Soofiya, a Graphic Design student at Ravensbourne is the new owner of my print:
She’s even promised to send me a photo of it on her wall when she receives it – I can’t wait
Thanks to everyone who entered and helped to spread the word for me.