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Art Interview

Isis:

    What got you into art?
    “My dad, he's a tattoo artist and would force me to for an hour of art every day he set a timer it was tortue.”

    Are you self taught or have you taken lessons?
    “Self taught”

    What is your favorite medium to work with?
    “Traditional markers”

    What is your favorite style?
    “My own style, cartoons and lots of butts”

    What do you try/hope to convey with your art?
    “Cuteness”

    Has Nova helped you to realize/pursue your potential?
    “No”

    What classes would you like see offered or would like to take that you haven't yet?
    “A class that would teach you to write books for little kids”

    Do you hope to pursue art in life, and if so what would you like to do?
    “Yeah I think my plan would be tattooing or illustrating children's books”

What is the most inspiring piece of art you've heard/seen ect?
“The kiss” Lots of colors and very beautiful, they contrast with the gold. Its looks super easy to recreate but can't be because of how
unique it is”

    Work most proud of?
    “None of it because it's all still in the process of getting better”

Brian:

    What got you into art?
    “I used to draw a lot as kid mostly from video games and cartoons I watched”

    Are you self taught or have you taken lessons?
    “Self taught”

    What's your favorite medium to work with?
    “Pencil I don't use many other forms”

    What is your favorite style?
    “Drawing from life. Taking a photo and putting it into a notebook. Something that helps my style alot is drawing from photos. I don't do a lot of shapes, mostly shading”

    What do you try/hope to convey with your art?
    “Mostly i have a bias toward certain attitudes, most of my work is very melancholy, I lean towards sad rather than happy”

    Has Nova helped you to realize/pursue your potential?
    “Yes because of Nova i made many drawing books”

    What classes would you like see offered or would like to take that you haven't yet?
    “Never took animation, took a belly dancing class. I want to see a photography class, or video editing”

    Do you hope to pursue art in life, and if so what would you like to do?
    “Yes , actually my roommate is a tattoo artist and I would like to design tattoos”

    What is the most inspiring piece of art you've heard/seen ect?
    “Terrence has a picture of a women in his classroom which is what has inspired a drawing  did, it's Audrey Hepburn holding a cigarette holder all black and white no grey.”



    Work most proud of?
    “I don't remember a lot of the things I've done, I made a notebook for Karen's class over a couple of years”

Charlie:

    
    What got you into art?
    “My family”

    Are you self taught or have you taken lessons?
    “I've taken some lessons”

    What is your favorite medium to work with?
    “Drawing visual art and using charcoal”

    What is your favorite style?
    “Figure drawing”

    What do you try/hope to convey with your art?
    “My ideas and thoughts”

    Has Nova helped you to realize/pursue your potential?
    “Definitely”

    What classes would you like see offered or would like to take that you haven't yet?
    “Collaborative theatre, you're not going into someone’s play you all create the play together”

    Do you hope to pursue art in life, and if so what would you like to do?
    “I'd like to make music”

    What is the most inspiring piece of art you've heard/seen etc?
    “Tim Burton art exhibit”

    What is the most inspiring piece of art you've heard/seen etc?
    “A drawing of a dancer”

Evie (me):

    What got you into art?
    “It's just something I've been doing my whole life. Both of my parents are musicians.”

    Are you self taught or have you taken lessons?
    “Self taught with lots of influences”

    What is your favorite medium to work with?
    “I use a normal pencil most frequently but I love markers, paints, colored pencils, and anything with lots of colors.”

    What is your favorite style?
    “I'm very drawn to surrealism”

    What do you try/hope to convey with your art?
    “I try to capture my moments of happiness and things I love looking at. Anything that is fun to make and intriguing to the eye”

    Has Nova helped you to realize/pursue your potential?
    “Yeah for sure, I can pretty much do art here whenever I want to and the people always pump me up about my work”

    What classes would you like see offered or would like to take that you haven't yet?
    “A stuffed animal making class”

    Do you hope to pursue art in life, and if so what would you like to do?
    “Yes, not sure what form I want to pursue but I've always wanted to make album art for musicians”

    What is the most inspiring piece of art you've heard/seen ect?
    “Listening to my dad play guitar and watching him get wrapped up in his music”

(He’s the short nerdy one second from the left.)

    Work most proud of?
    “I don't have a specific piece in mind, but on the rare occasion I can actually finish someth
ing I start I'm proud”
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