Interview with FAMOUS WHEN DEAD
q) What is your name?
a)FAMOUS WHEN DEAD.
q) Where do you live and work?
a)Stoke on Trent,
q) What is your creative process like?
q) What is your favourite medium?
a)At the moment, Ink.
q) What is your current favourite subject?
q) How long does it take for you to finish a piece?
a)Anything from 1 day to several months.
q) What has been your biggest accomplishment so far?
a)This is a bit of a cliché, but I would have to say my kids.
q) Are there any contemporary artists that you love?
a)Yes, I don’t know if it’s love though… there are too many to list.
q) Can we buy your art anywhere?
You can purchase my art direct from me…
q) Anything that people should know about that we don’t??
a)Yes, I have this small monster, creature thing that lives behind the radiator in the down stairs back room, every night at 13 minutes past midnight it scurries across the floor to the kitchen to fix a snack… I don’t know what to do… our biscuit and cheese bill as gone through the roof.
q) What is your best piece of advice for those who would like to rise in their level of artistry?
a)Work hard and be inspired.
q)What inspires you to keep going when the work gets frustrating or tough?
q) How do you describe your work to those who are unfamiliar with it?
a)I would say, “you wouldn’t like it” then they’d be intriged.
q) What kind of training did you have which helped you achieve your current level of artistry?
a)I went to collage and university but am self trained when it comes to painting.
q) Is there a tool or material that you can’t imagine living without?
a)Not really, unless air and water count.
q)Who are your influences?
a)Hard to say really, life, people and the strange things that they do…
q)What inspires you to create?
a)The thought of not being creative is enough to make me want to get up off my arse and do something.
a)FAMOUS WHEN DEAD…