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Costume Design work on a mannequin by Tamsin Balcanquall

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?

London


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

© 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

© 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 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!