This piece was commissioned by Cornwall 365.
My Cornwall 365 commission was inspired by three different parts of Cornish living. I wanted to celebrate the diversity Cornwall has to offer as a place and found myself drawn to looking at Creative Cornwall, Rural Cornwall and Sustainable and Independent Cornwall, creating an illustrated tryptic that showed these facets in their glory.
This piece is titled ‘Creative Cornwall.’ In the illustration I focused on the different facilities and activities Cornwall had to offer for the creative industry and hobbyists. The piece includes illustrations of places including as The Tate St. Ives, The Poly in Falmouth, the Barbara Hepworth Museum, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Falmouth University, the Minack Theatre, Newlyn Art Gallery and Exchange, Fish Factory Arts Penryn, as well as examples of live music, pottery making and gorgeous high streets to wander down.
This piece is titled ‘Rural Cornwall,’ For this piece I wanted to concentrate on the beautiful countryside and landmarks it has to offer, centring around the coast. Some places I included in this piece are The Eden Project, the famous Poldark tin mine, Godrevy Lighthouse and Saint Michael’s Mount. I also wanted to include the wealth of watersports and activities Cornwall has to offer, including kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding and sailing.
This piece is titled ‘Sustainable and Independent Cornwall,’ and focuses on the businesses and people who have formed a lovely community. Places and businesses included in this piece are Rubicund – a radical bookshop and vegan coffee shop, Sunshine Cafe and Yoga, glamping and camping sites that can be found up and down Cornwall, locally sourced and sold veg shops and boxes, TOATS Mylk produced by Rushmere Farm, local markets selling second hand clothes and incredible plants. I also wanted to show the food and drink options available such as pasties, Sasparella vegan donuts, local fishmongers, rattler cider and great coffee.
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Find my article with Cornwall 365 here.