Inspiration

Art, culture & creativity
20 Nov 2018 - Noushka Galley

First Impressions of Manchester

https://www.youtube.com/embed//bjsl_t6utcM

My first ever trip to Manchester was a mixed bag and may have gone very differently (for better or worse) if I had gone with other people.

Related

First Impressions of Manchester




My first ever trip to Manchester was a mixed bag and may have gone very differently (for better or worse) if I had gone with other people.


Here is a round-up of my first impressions and what I learned from my day trip:

 

Pros

  • Plenty of galleries and places to eat.
  • Zones are clearly signposted such as China town, the restaurant row leading up the train stations.
  • The buses are extremely frequent and straightforward to use.
  • A single journey from Liverpool or Chester is an hour.

 

Cons

  • I totally forgot how rainy the city can be and I definitely hadn’t prepared enough layers or a rain coat!
  • I relied far too much on google maps go tell me how far places were from the city center.
  • The citizens are kinda rude… like pushing past you, rolling their eyes, not saying thank you, and ignoring you if you hold a door open for them…
  • No outdoor shelter from the rain so never get food to go.

 

Linked below is a more in-depth video covering what I did there, to give you an idea of what the galleries and Chinese quarter is like. I hope some of the sensory aspects I cover helps prepare if you have autism to0!

Share  Connect with us
50 passion points

News & Updates

Art, culture & creativity
06 Nov 2018 - Noushka Galley

First completed university project submitted

I maintain a blog on my site linked on both this post and on my profile.
Please show your support by checking out my work and feel free to get in touch if you like the look of my working methods and want me to illustrate or edit anything for you.

http://noushka7.wixsite.com/illustration/single-post/2018/11/06/First-completed-project-submitted

Related

First completed university project submitted


I maintain a blog on my site linked on both this post and on my profile.
Please show your support by checking out my work and feel free to get in touch if you like the look of my working methods and want me to illustrate or edit anything for you.

http://noushka7.wixsite.com/illustration/single-post/2018/11/06/First-completed-project-submitted


I am being encouraged by my university to record work including development, explain concepts and pre4sent final work to a profession standard. It gets me into a good habit for when I compile my portfolio later this year.

Below are some pages from a PDF presenting my work from a project I just handed in.

There are several briefs included and all my solutions are derived from my collection of Japanese artefacts gathered over the Summer months.

Share  Connect with us
50 passion points

News & Updates

Art, culture & creativity
30 Oct 2018 - Noushka Galley

New Endeavours

https://www.youtube.com/embed/GxO_oKlzU-U

Some new work has let my portfolio branch into video editing!

#MyChesterStory

 

Related

Share  Connect with us
30 passion points

Did you know?

Art, culture & creativity
10 Oct 2018 - Kate Goodall

Stage2 Youth Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/embed/NirBO8Kc94c

Stage2 is Birmingham’s Busiest Youth Theatre, with a 28 year history and reputation for high quality shows, workshops and work experience. 

Related

Stage2 Youth Theatre




Stage2 is Birmingham’s Busiest Youth Theatre, with a 28 year history and reputation for high quality shows, workshops and work experience. 


Stage2 Theatre runs on Saturdays during Term Time at Millennium Point in Birmingham City Centre. Anyone aged 7-21 can join, with no audition required! Stage2 do at least 3 Productions a year, as well as workshops in not only General Drama, but Offstage Topics (including Technical Theatre training!).

Share  Connect with us
60 passion points

News & Updates

Art, culture & creativity
25 Sep 2018 - Noushka Galley

House sharing tips

https://www.youtube.com/embed/AFrL-P7pgco

New video up with some tips about how to house share, while keeping friendships and saving money!

#MyChesterStory

Related

House sharing tips




New video up with some tips about how to house share, while keeping friendships and saving money!

#MyChesterStory


If you are short on time, you can copy and paste this list that recaps the points made in the video!

1) Don't be too hard on yourself

2) Be transparent with your house mates

3) List things that need doing for the move and update your contact details

4) Work out a routine to share chores and shopping with house mates

5) Make an online group chat

6) Set a budget for living costs

7) Negotiate a budget between house mates

8) Set a budget for the move itself

9) Save boxes and bags

10) Make time for rest and recovery

Do watch the video later when you get time as I go into each point listed below in more detail, and cover some instances where these tips will help out or avoid certain sticky situations most students face when house sharing!

Share  Connect with us
50 passion points

News & Updates

Art, culture & creativity
18 Sep 2018 - Noushka Galley

handmade with love

another throwback post

Related

handmade with love




another throwback post


I miss the days when I could play with clay and make random stuff to sell. But I am also grateful that I've gotten more focussed and am working hard to hone my illustration skills so each book that get's published is stronger and leaves a more impactful legacy than the last!

Get in touch using the details on my home page if you have a book in need of that extra special spark to bring it to life!

http://noushka7.wixsite.com/illustration

Share  Connect with us
50 passion points

Did you know?

Art, culture & creativity
11 Sep 2018 - Noushka Galley

throwback

Throwback to a few years ago when I first started getting into freelance business.

Related

throwback




Throwback to a few years ago when I first started getting into freelance business.


Things have developed drastically as I've learned so much along the way!
You are welcome to visit my site for more details and to get in touch with books you need illustrating, or an idea you need design work for
http://noushka7.wixsite.com/illustration

Share  Connect with us
50 passion points

Inspiration

Art, culture & creativity
24 May 2018 - FreeTimePays

Welsh Dragons are about! - Hugely creative & inspirational work

Wonderful creativity and inspiration behind the compilation of Welsh Dragons.  Follow this great story with us at ItsYourWales.

Related

Share  Connect with us
40 passion points

Introducing

Art, culture & creativity
13 Apr 2018 - FreeTimePays

A quite amazing talent! - Introducing Imran Ali Bashir

Give this guy a camera, show him a building and be amazed by the creative result!  Imran is such a huge talent and yes he's from Birmingham, a city overflowing with creative inspiration!

 

Take the article to view a selection of Imran's great work.

 

Take the project link to see even more and make sure to come back to see this amazing gallery of photography as it grows. 

 

Related

A quite amazing talent! - Introducing Imran Ali Bashir




Give this guy a camera, show him a building and be amazed by the creative result!  Imran is such a huge talent and yes he's from Birmingham, a city overflowing with creative inspiration!

 

Take the article to view a selection of Imran's great work.

 

Take the project link to see even more and make sure to come back to see this amazing gallery of photography as it grows. 

 


The Cube, Birmingham.

 

'Windows and Doors', Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.

 

Bullring, Birmingham.

 

Moseley Road Baths, Balsall Heath, Birmingham.

 

'Blue on Blu', Radisson Blu, Birmingham.

 

Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham.

 

For more of Imran's stunning and creative photography, connect here

Share  Connect with us
60 passion points
Show more