From Farm to Fashion

RIC without walls, Textile students are currently working on the annual WoolMark company, ‘Wool4Schools’ competition, open to young designers in the UK, Hong Kong, Italy and Australia.  The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and this competition challenges the students to design an outfit that is made from the eco fibre, wool, for an end user that will be traveling … Continue reading From Farm to Fashion

RIC’s Young Artists

The lower school students have been as creative as ever; taking well to the transition from college to remote learning! For the first couple of weeks they were set tasks involving photographing and making artwork of their pets and favourite animals. Additionally, the students had the option of another photography, exploring their homes and gardens finding faces in everyday objects; something that is known as … Continue reading RIC’s Young Artists

RIC Photo of The Month

Calling all budding photographers & art lovers – As part of the last national lock down back in March, we hosted a photo of the month competition to keep our RIC community busy and creative. It’s back once again to do just that! Categories: RIC Lower SchoolRIC Sixth FormRIC Staff Topics:WinterColour How to Enter:Choose from one (or both) of the topics aboveFill In the Google … Continue reading RIC Photo of The Month

Designers in the Making

Last term before the festive break year 7s had an insight into Graphic Design with a few weeks of lessons where they created animal illustrations inspired by Shunsuke Satake These were created with Adobe Illustrator and looked amazing. From llamas and Dinosaurs to Sharks and Parrots the colourful and bold animals illustrations were later transformed into posters for zoos and farms. Today some of those … Continue reading Designers in the Making

Film Success for RIC Students

The ISA Film & Digital Art Competition is held annually and is a fantastic opportunity to showcase both creative and technical skills to produce art works in the digital genre by students in independent schools in the UK. There are three categories: Computer Animation, Short Film and Digital Art. Two of our Film and Digital Media and Design students were recognised, one as the overall … Continue reading Film Success for RIC Students

Chirping in the Trees

A group of young creatives from years 7-9 have recently started a project exploring the world of indigenous birds. We have been busy sketching and painting Jay’s, Robins, Starlings and all other cute and feathery friends, in preparation for creating some fun sculptures to hang in the trees, found in our beautiful college garden.  For lots of the students it has been the first time … Continue reading Chirping in the Trees

The Design Museum goes digital

You can now take part in a variety of exhibition tours, activities and workshops as well as join Design Museum’s Chief Executive and Director, Tim Marlow in conversation with  a wide  spectrum of brilliant designers and architects. What to expect Twice a week enjoy a snapshot into the lives and work of familiar faces from the world of  design,  fashion and  architecture. #DesignDispatches Wednesday 13 … Continue reading The Design Museum goes digital