Category «Artist Interview»

Architectural & Interior Photography

Apr 13th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Guillermo de la Maza Architectural and Interior Photographer, Mexico City What kind of projects are you working on?  I primarily photograph for the furniture and architecture industry. I work with a lot of major office furniture brands. So when my clients outfit an entire building or space, I go to the site to take photos. Most …

Artist Showcase:
Gatis Šļūka

Mar 22nd, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Gatis Sluka is an illustrator living in Riga, Latvia. He has participated in many cartoon and caricature exhibitions worldwide and also in print art exhibitions in Europe. In addition to working at the daily newspaper Latvijas Avize, he also works as a freelance illustrator and animator. Where does your inspiration come from? As long as I can remember I’ve loved …

Maintaining Mindfulness as a Creative Freelancer

Feb 28th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Astropad talked with Sharm Murugiah about his artistic journey and how he balances his freelance career with mindfulness. He showed us that mindfulness – the ability to be fully present and aware of where we are and what we’re doing – can be a powerful influence in your art. STUDIO MURUGIAH AKA Sharm Murugiah is a commercial artist living and working in …

Artist Showcase: Davide Barco

Feb 16th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Davide Barco Where do you live? I live in Milano, Italy. But I’m originally from a very small village not so far from Venice. Does your art follow a theme or motif? I try to take inspiration from everything. Sometimes I want to create more “geometric” compositions, so for 3/4 of the work I’ll follow that style. …

Artist Showcase: Kayleigh Castle

Feb 7th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Kayleigh Castle Where do you live? Currently I live in southwest Florida where I was born and raised. May of 2017 I will graduate from Ringling College of Art & Design with a BFA in Illustration. While getting my Illustration degree I have traveled to Denver Colorado to attend Rocky Mountain College of Art & …

Artist Showcase: Dylan Goldberger

Jan 24th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Dylan Goldberger Where do you live? I grew up just outside New York City in New Rochelle. I moved to Brooklyn in 2007 to go to Pratt and have lived there ever since working as an illustrator. Does your art follow a theme or motif? I do a lot of work exploring human and animal …

Artist Showcase:
Star Wars Illustrator Brian Rood

Jan 7th, 2017
Savannah Reising
343

Lucasfilms’ Star Wars illustrator Brian Rood gives us a glimpse into how his creative process has evolved with the digital age.  How did you get started as a professional artist? I didn’t have a fancy art degree, I just went to one of those little colleges in a parking lot. I was going for an associates degree …

Artist Showcase: Jenna Freimuth

Oct 17th, 2016
Savannah Reising
343

Jenna Freimuth Where do you live? I have lived in Minneapolis, MN for almost 7 years.  I am in love with this city and I’m starting to plan a day to celebrate our anniversary together. Where do you look for inspiration?  I’ll page through surface design books or browse online for a bit, but I …

Artist Showcase: Adolfo Correa

Sep 19th, 2016
Savannah Reising
343

Adolfo Correa Where do you live? I am originally from Santiago de Chile but I’ve recently moved to Spain looking for new challenges in Europe. I love traveling and learning from different cultures. When I feel that I am not learning and working at the level that I want, I know it’s time to go …

Artist Showcase: La Scarlatte

Aug 29th, 2016
Savannah Reising
343

Pauline Teunissen (aka La Scarlatte) Where do you live? I live in the center of Amsterdam, looking out over the ships in the harbor. Where do you look for inspiration? Almost everywhere, but nature is what I love most. So when I get the chance, I go to the dunes and the beach which are …