Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Sophia George

Author: Sophia George (Games Designer in Residence)
Recently, we decided to mix things up and hold some open studio sessions at the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green, as the games I design are largely aimed at children.I was sat amongst the dollhouse collection of the museum, with my sketchbook, notes, books I've been studying from and six iPads running my Strawberry Thief prototype. We also had a physical scoreboard, which really...
Life drawing in Sophia's studio
Author: Sophia George (Games Designer in Residence)
Earlier in December we held a free game-themed life drawing session with London Drawing in my open studio.Life Drawing was something that I was taught when studying my Games Art and Design degree at Norwich University of the Arts. Life drawing is very important to games artists - in particular character designers, as they need to be experts at anatomy, proportion and skeletal structures. We held...
Sophia working
Author: Sophia George (Games Designer in Residence)
For those new to this blog, I’m Sophia George and I will be working in the Museum until April next year developing a game design inspired by the British Galleries, which displays art and design from 1500-1900. After my residency finishes, I will be working at the University of Abertay in Dundee to create the game. This residency is in partnership between the V&A, V&A at Dundee and...