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Student Stories: Tamsin Balcanquall, Costume Design


Student Stories: Tamsin Balcanquall, Costume Making

Written by
Shauna Scott
Published date
28 February 2019

We had a chat with Tamsin Balcanquall after she took our Costume Design course during Summer School 2018.

Student Stories: Tamsin Balcanquall, Costume Making

Where are you from?


What is your occupation?

Costume assistant

What course did you study on and why did you choose it?

Costume making... Because I want to transition to making costumes and the course leader was a very good lecturer

student work.

© Tamsin Balcanquall

What did you enjoy most about your course?

The amount and quality of information was unmatched

How has this course benefitted your career and personal development?

I now have new skills to add to my portfolio

Tasmin's costume.

© Tamsin Balcanquall

What would you say to someone who is thinking about taking a short course at Central Saint Martins?

Make sure you choose well. But absolutely do it!

What do you believe is integral to the work of an artist, in any discipline?

Commitment to your craft. If you are doing it for work it takes a lot of commitment because it's not always easy

What 3 words best describe your short course experience at CSM?

Fun, informative, social

Tamsin's costume in progress.

© Tamsin Balcanquall

Find out more about Tamsin and her work:

Instagram: tamsineb

Interested in learning more about Costume Making and where it can take you? Join us during Summer School for an intensive 1 week short course! Costume Making has dates available for July and August sessions!

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