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BA (HONS) MODELMAKING STUDENTS WIN BIG AT NEW BLADES SHOW

Arts University Bournemouth were the big winners at this year’s New Blades modelmaking show in London, winning a host of awards, including ‘Best of Show’.

BA (Hons) Modelmaking students from AUB, took home nine of the 14 awards on offer, ranging from Best Architectural Model to Best Use of Technology.

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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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Co-Founder of Aardman Animation visits AUB for Guest Lecture

Bournemouth Film School were delighted to welcome British Film Director, Animator and Co-Founder of Animation Studios Aardman, Peter Lord CBE to AUB last week.

Peter spoke to students about the 40 year history of Aardman Animation, sharing anecdotes and photographs from the studios over the years, talking through its span from drawing, to puppetry, commercials to film. He began the talk with a showreel including some of the Aardman favourites – Pirates!, Wallace and Grommit and Morph.

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Modelmaking Graduate, Emily Parker Goes Viral!

When Arts University Bournemouth BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduate, Emily Parker uploaded a time-lapse video of her final year project to Facebook, she never could have imagined that she would...

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Modelmaking Graduate: Tom Wagstaff

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduates held their London Summer Show, New Blades, on 14th June. Graduate, Tom Wagstaff created an optical illusion based on a representation of what magnetic fields look like, a bison and a bowl that smells of Parmesan cheese, so we just had to ask him about them.

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Modelmaking Graduate: Emily Rendle

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduates held their London Summer Show, New Blades, on 14th June. Graduate, Emily Rendle discusses her work, which focussed on the myths and misconceptions behind the Mandrake root.

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Modelmaking Graduate: Luke Stronach

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduates held their London Summer Show, New Blades, on 14th June. Luke Stronach’s work tapped into feelings of nostalgia with his scale model of the original Nintendo Game Boy.

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Modelmaking Graduate, Daisy Allen

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduates held their London Summer Show, New Blades, on 14th June. Graduate, Daisy Allen discusses her fabric cacti creations – these fun and innovative house plants don’t even need water!

Daisy said she had loved her time at AUB and would be sad to leave, adding that her time at the university had helped her find her strengths.

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Modelmaking Graduate, Charlotte Rees

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduates held their London Summer Show, New Blades, on June 14th. Graduate, Charlotte Rees talks about her time at AUB, what the future has in store and her creations including, amongst other items for her third year, a mask of Aslan the Lion from Narnia.

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AUB attends Lord Norman Foster’s ‘Future is Now’ Forum in Madrid

Following Lord Norman Foster’s visit to AUB earlier this year, where he commissioned students to reconstruct the Reichstag dome, AUB’s BA (Hons) Modelmaking students and staff were invited to attend the official and inspiring launch of the Norman Foster Foundation this summer in Madrid.

The forum questioned preconceived ideas about the future of our cities through discussions and debates. Lord Norman Foster said: “I believe that cities can change the world for good. They are doing so. Cities are the future now.”

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Modelmaking graduate talks to us about creating Peter Rabbit model

BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduate, Kate Argles, created a model of the classic Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit, for her final project work this year. We caught up with Kate about her...

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AUB Modelmaking course endorsed by the Association of Professional Model Makers

The AUB BA (Hons) Modelmaking course has recently received endorsement from the Association of Professional Model Makers (APMM).

The APMM is the only organisation dedicated to securing the future of modelmaking exclusively for professional modelmakers. They offer members and the modelmaking community resources such as professional communication, education and cutting edge technology, while maintaining and honouring traditional making methods.

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