"Initially I was quite sceptical about college courses because I was so set on going to University but I knew I needed a Foundation course to get into uni and it was a great way of learning and developing my skills. I’ve had an amazing time and the teachers have been superb, just letting us explore, experiment and ‘go for it’.
"Painting was always my main passion but at college I’ve discovered model making and that’s something I’ve really developed. I’ve created a series of clay and wire marionettes, little puppets depicting imaginary characters. It was a way of taking my portraiture work and turning into a 3D medium. College has made me look at art in a different way and now I’m thrilled to have accepted a place at Goldsmiths in London."