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Student art - all over it like a car bonnet

PUBLISHED: 17:35 06 July 2018 | UPDATED: 17:37 06 July 2018

Vehicle repair students at Suffolk New College displayed their artistic talents with a car boot painting competition. The winner was Nicole Paternoster.
 left to right – Ian Twinley, David Carter (both John Grose), the winner – Nicole Paternoster – Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).

Vehicle repair students at Suffolk New College displayed their artistic talents with a car boot painting competition. The winner was Nicole Paternoster. left to right – Ian Twinley, David Carter (both John Grose), the winner – Nicole Paternoster – Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).

Suffolk New College

Spellbinding design; Nicole Paternoster’s Lion King design won a car bonnet painting competition for vehicle repair students at Suffolk New College.

Suffolk New College. The winning Lion King car bonnet design by Nicole PaternosterSuffolk New College. The winning Lion King car bonnet design by Nicole Paternoster

An art competition incorporating everything from The Lion King to Scooby Doo took place at a college in Suffolk.

Vehicle repair students from Suffolk New College were challenged to showcase their talents by painting car bonnets over a period of several months.

The competition was organised by tutor Richard Glover and the learners’ work was independently judged by representatives from John Grose and Movac.

Sales director from Movac, Andy Mansfield said, “The imagination and creativity has been spellbinding.”

Vehicle repair students at Suffolk New College showed off their talents with an competition to design and paint a car bonnet.
The second photo shows from left to right - Ian Twinley, David Carter (both John Grose), Ryan McInerney (second place) � Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).y (second place) � Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).Vehicle repair students at Suffolk New College showed off their talents with an competition to design and paint a car bonnet. The second photo shows from left to right - Ian Twinley, David Carter (both John Grose), Ryan McInerney (second place) � Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).y (second place) � Andy Mansfield and David Hillyer (Movac).

Ian Twinley is the chairman of John Grose. He said: “There was no winners or losers. Everyone was highly commended or commended and the results were very close.”

The overall winner was Nicole Paternoster for her Lion King design. Ryan McInerney came second with paintwork related to Scooby Doo and Renne Kuster was third with work based around Marvel.

Winer Nicole Paternoster said: “It was great to win. I learnt a lot of new skills and this experience will definitely help me in the long run.”

Tutor Richard Glover said: “The students responded exceptionally well to this challenge and they were all very excited and supportive of each other throughout. This was a great way of helping them develop their skills and it also put into practice the knowledge and understanding they have gained from their course.

“We are naturally very grateful to John Grose and Movac. I know they were very impressed with what they saw.”

A total of nine prizes were handed out.


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