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December 4, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Photographer Simon Clarke

Q: Tell us about your photography and what first sparked an interest in this medium.

A: I’ve always loved photography ever since my Grandad gave me an old Brownie camera back when I was around seven or eight years old. I still have a handful of fuzzy black and white images of my family from that first roll of film! I had a couple of point and shoot cameras in my teens, but as I grew older and my love of photography continued, I upgraded to a proper SLR in my early twenties and took a photography course at British Columbia Institute of Technology. There I learned the basics of studio lighting as well as darkroom and developing techniques.

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December 3, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Patricia Ariel

Q: Tell us about your art technique and what first sparked an interest in this medium.

A: I work with different techniques as I have different bodies of work. I’ve been teaching myself to work in oils and developing ways to combine different media to tell my stories. I can say, however, that graphite and charcoal play the main role; even in my oil and acrylic painting process I am always trying to find a way to make these materials apparent, as if revealing the structure, or the soul, of the work.

Q: Do you use any special materials, or do anything out of the ordinary when you are creating your art, If so could you tell us about it?
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December 2, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Lioba Bruckner

Q: Tell us about your art technique and what first sparked an interest in this medium.

A: Currently I use a variety of mediums. I did have a phase in which I only created oil paintings, but now I use watercolors, color pencils, gouache and I even combine oils and watercolors together in one painting. I can’t say what first sparked my interest, I was always interested in art and when I was seventeen I decided that I wanted to become a professional artist.

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December 1, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Lillian Liu

Q: Tell us about your photography and what first sparked an interest in this medium. Do you prefer the old school wet process or are you fully digital?

A: I think I’ve always enjoyed viewing art. I did come across some beautiful landscape and macro photography online on Deviantart as a preteen, and really loved collecting all of my favorite artwork to look at in my spare time. I think this sparked my interest in trying my hand initially at picking up a camera! It wasn’t until I decided to take photos of my friends, that I decided that portraiture was quite interesting.  I’m fully digital- I don’t know a thing about anything old-school! My first camera was digital, and it’s been this way for a while…but I think there is great beauty in older methods that are worth learning.

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November 30, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Emiliano Alfonsi

Translation by Costanza Tagliaferri

Q: Tell us about your art technique and what first sparked an interest in this medium.

A: To achieve the sculptural and three-dimensional effect of the painting, all my work with tempera paint is on carved and assembled wooden pieces following a specific order of stratification. I usually paint on lime following the fundamental principles of ancient mural paintings; while the trim of each piece is in twenty-two carat gold leaf.

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