Becca Miller

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Graduate
Location Leeds, United Kingdom
Introduction I am a surface pattern designer who takes inspiration from all manner of different sources. I love to use my strong illustrative technique to create my designs. I strive to be different, and have enjoyed discovering my own unique style.

My graduate work is Japanese florals with geometric repeat patterns. I will be exhibiting at New Designers, London, June 2012.

Qualifications;

BA(Hons) Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design, Sept 2009 - June 2012 - Leeds College of Art.

Foundation Degree with Distinction in Visual Arts, 2007-2009 - Leeds Metropolitan University.

Skills; Photoshop & Illustrator, printed lengths, laser cutting techniques, digital printing, screen printing, natural & synthetic dye processes.

Internships include Liberty, London & Duchamp menswear.

Published in; Repeat After Me, Creating Pattern Repeats in Illustrator & Photoshop, Claudia Brown & Jessie Whipple Vickery, 2011. E-book published by Pattern People.
Interests Designing, drawing, creating, reading, learning
Favorite Movies Amelie, Akira, All Back to the Future, Ferris Buellers Day Off, Juno, Fifth Element, 12 Monkey's, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Chocolat, The Burbs, The Breakfast Club, Donnie Darko, Hot Fuzz
Favorite Music Bjork, Lemon Jelly, Groove Armada, Alice Russell, AiM, Ninja Tunes, Mr Scruff, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Badly Drawn Boy, Air, Zero 7, Bernhard Fleischmann, Beth Orton, Diesler, Mint Royale, Frou Frou, Goddamn Electric Bill
Favorite Books Any books on art, architecture, structures, design, fashion. Most things published by Taschen and Phaidon.

When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?

No, I'm relaxed. I love the feel of swimming under water.