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Interview with Jonathan Bergeron aka Johnny Crap

"Balloon" by Johnny Crap

What’s your name? Jonathan Bergeron Where did you grow up? Beloeil, a suburb of Montreal in Quebec. Where do you live now? Montreal. How old are you? ugh, 38 What is your educational background? What, if anything, did you study? I am a self taught…

April 27, 2011

Matt Cassan: Charcoal Art and Interview

Untitled (Charcoal Torso Drawing) by Matt Cassan

Matt Cassan sits down for a brief interview with Drawn in Black.  His charcoal art is splendid and I especially like his women on bed.  Thanks to Matt for participating. What’s your name? Matt Cassan Where did you grow up? Port Colborne, Ontario Where do…

February 10, 2011

“Making work makes me want to make more work” – Interview with Henry St.Leger (aka Sainty WHAT)

"Chameleon Tree King" by Henry St.Leger

What’s your name? Henry St.Leger Where did you grow up? A town called Bridport in Dorset Where do you live now? Bristol How old are you? 28 What is your educational background? What, if anything, did you study? I have a degree in illustration with…

February 9, 2011

Illustration Friday: Surrender

Illustration Friday - "Surrender" by Lee Clemmer

Here’s my entry for “Surrender”, this week’s topic for Illustration Friday.  The concept here was inspired by Enter the Void, an amazing movie I think everyone should go see, which deals with what happens after death (based on the afterlife conception as written in the…

February 3, 2011

“The Drawing Is the Most Important Part” – Interview with Matt K. Smith

"Geist" by Matt K. Smith

In our ongoing series of artist interviews, I was able to catch up with Matt Smith, illustrator and artist in San Diego, California.  Matt has some great figure drawing work displayed on his sites that form the basis for his superb illustrations, often of the…

January 26, 2011

Eduardo Recife: Interview and Drawings

"True Love Waits" by Eduardo Recife

Eduardo Recife seems to me that rare talents who’s work is both distinctly his own and in tune with the times.  This Brazilian illustrator has an impressive list of gigs under his belt, including a cover for a New York Times article and ads for…

February 17, 2010

Interview with Scott Move

Scott Move - Untitled (Zombie Head)

Untitled (Zombie Head) by Scott Move Jim Phillips on acid – that’s kind of what the art of Scott Move reminds me of, and why I was so excited when he got in touch with me.  The interwoven imagery looks almost like the T-2000 burning…

January 8, 2010

Charcoal Drawings by Ange Dudman

Ange Dudman - Construction

Construction by Ange Dudman Recently I had the good fortune of being contacted by New Zealand artist Ange Dudman, who shared with me a number of her charcoal drawings that I’m delighted to share with you now.  Ange, 31, finished her Bachelor’s in Visual Art…

November 19, 2009

Godmachine

Godmachine - Back in Black Tshirt

Back in Black T-Shirt by Godmachine Aziz a.k.a. Godmachine is an illustrator based out of Wales, UK, with some seriously nasty skills. Growing up and working as an electrician and bricklayer as a young lad, it was skateboard graphics through which he rekindled his connection…

October 30, 2009

Philadelphia Artist: Paul Stanek

Paul Stanek - Axodendriticore

Axodendriticore by Paul Stanek Fillmore by Paul Stanek As part of this local talent spotlight series, animator Paul Stanek got in touch with me and shared with me some of his amazing work.  Although primarily an animator, Paul also composes large black and white drawings…

September 6, 2009

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