Pen

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

“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

“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

Steel City Artist: Drawings and Interview with Charles Ott

"Cinderella Castle, Magic Mountain" by Charles Ott, Jr.

Lest you think that I have a predisposition for trippy, vulgar, and raunchy drawings (what am I saying, I confess I do!), I want to showcase an artist who’s been making a name for himself in the Pittsburgh area and beyond with his meticulously rendered…

January 22, 2010

Selecting Between One Million Possibilities: Drawings and Interview with Andreas Martini

"Monstrum" (Detail) by Andreas Martini

Looking at some of the drawing art of German Andreas Martini, it might be a bit surprising to find out that he was schooled as an architect, and even more surprising that, as he states on his website, “andreas works in the field of 3d-design…

January 19, 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

Drawings by Wonman Kim

Wonman Kim - Lions

Recently Wonman Kim, a 35-year-old freelance illustrator and graphic designer from Seoul, South Korea, got in touch with me and graciously agreed to answer a few questions I had for him, which I have summarized below. Growing up in Seoul, Kim is a self-taught artist…

December 7, 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

How to Draw Hands: 35 Tutorials, How-To’s, Step-by-Steps, Videos, Studies, Poses and Photo References

Hands on TattooPort

I’ve found drawing hands one of the most challenging aspects of drawing the human figure. You can get away with quite a bit when rendering the human figure, but get the hand wrong and it sticks out like a sore thumb.  Once you start learning…

"Tower of Babel" by Colin McAllister

Tower of Babel Detail by Colin McAllister

Tower of Babel (Detail) by Colin McAllister Tower of Babel by Colin McAllister Looking at the artwork of 24-year-old U.K. artist Colin David McAllister, you get the sense of a man on a mission.  The scale, detail, and perspectives of his drawings are immediately overwhelming; in fact,…

July 27, 2009

Page 1 of 512345