GEORGIE BENNET, LECTURER
Georgie Bennett is a freelance illustrator, workshop facilitator, and lecturer. Clients include The Folio Society and Elementum Journal. She works on reportage and narrative based projects and was a member of the Chronical Residency Programme in 2018. Georgie specialises in making work inspired by real locations, drawing and painting en plein air and discovering places by virtual travel.
In partnership with her illustration practice Georgie delivers workshops for local and online communities. She has launched public drawing events at the home of Charlies Darwin with English Heritage and at Dunton Green, her home village in Kent. She recently established an online drawing series using Google Maps, which you can find on Instagram using the hashtag #streetviewdraw.
Georgie graduated with her BA (Hons) Degree in Illustration from Norwich University of the Arts and completed her Masters in Illustration Authorial Practice and PGCHE at Falmouth University. She joined the Illustration team at Falmouth in January 2021.
- Visual Studies
- Documentary Illustration
- Sequential Imagery
- Drawing and virtual travel
- Illustration and the page-turn
- Developing community-based drawing workshops
Areas of Teaching:
- Visual Studies
- Visual Studies 2
- Visual Problem Solving
- Applied Illustration
Course taught at Falmouth University:
- BA(Hons) Illustration
EXAMPLES OF PRACTICE
‘The Grasmere Journal’ Book Cover, The Folio Society
‘Edition Five, Hearth’ Internal Illustrations Elementum Journal
Become adept at problem solving and creating your visual language on an illustration course renowned for its professional practice and industry connections. From day one you’ll have your own desk space, and be encouraged to embrace the studio culture of creative communities.