domenica 24 agosto 2008

Interview with Toon Hertz

q)What is your name?

a)Toon Hertz

q) Where do you live and work?

a)Liège in Belgium

q)What is your creative process like?

a)Generally,I got an idea and run directly into Photoshop,it's very spontaneous and fast: it's works or not,
after,I spent hours to finalise it,so, when I'm satisfied(never!), I stop.

q)What is your favorite medium?

a)Digital camera/Photoshop

q)What is your current favorite subject?

a)Weirdos with animals

q)How long does it take for you to finish a piece?

a)Difficult to answer, I works on many projects in the same time,maybe 8 hours.

q)What has been your biggest accomplishment so far?

a)The next one!

q)Are there any contemporary artists that you love?

a)Mark Ryden,Trevor Brown,Camille Rose Garcia,Liz Mc Grath,Marion Peck,Tara Mc Pherson.

q)Can we buy your art anywhere?

a)In exhibition only for the moment.

q)What is your best piece of advice for those who would like to rise in their level of artistry?

a)Work again and again and again...

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)Dark visuals for kids

q)What kind of training did you have which helped you achieve your current level of artistry?

a)Fine-Arts and graphic school

q)Is there a tool or material that you can’t imagine living without?

a)Digital camera/Photoshop/graphic tablet

q)Who are your influences?

a)Dark culture,surrealism

q)What inspires you to create?

a)Victorian aera,Vampira,Robert Smith,Vintage Toys,movies soundtracks,taxidermy,Hammer films,Frankenstein,comics.

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