artwork by rachael wu

Graduates 2023: Rachael Wu: Illustration

“My advice for 16 year old self will be ‘think out of the box and be brave to try new things!”

Hi Rachael, please tell us a bit about your work and your influences

“I love creating physical illustrations with colour pencils and brush pens. I also make digital drawings and moving image.”

How have you found your course and what made you choose it?

“I’ve improved both my drawing skill and communication skill in the three years of study in University of Brighton. I love being here! The experience is like a treasure for me.”

artwork by rachael wu artwork by rachael wu

Was the location of your course in Brighton more important than you thought it would be?

“For me, the course is more important than location.”

What are your plans after graduation?

“After graduation, I’ll be learning animation and will teach my self some softwares like ‘After effects’.”

If you could give you 16 year old self any advice about going to University what would it be?

“My advice for 16 year old self will be ‘think out of the box and be brave to try new things! Do more physical drawings with diverse art materials!’

Follow Rachael on Instagram at rachael55j

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