“It is easy for young illustrators to get lost in the predominant trends of the moment as we all wish for people to like our work. Emulating these trends might seem like a shortcut, but it’s not. Focus on who you are and what you want to tell, then sketch it out.”
… Giulia Hartz
“Perfection bores me. That is the reason I sometimes take the pen with my right hand. Mistakes are essential: I don’t erase anything, because even mistakes have an essence of their own. I like to maintain a different outlook on things.”
… Martina Ambroz
“Since moving to the French mountains, with a forest of ancient chestnut trees at my doorstep, I am more and more inspired by the nature.”
… Claire van Heukelom
Ana Popescu’s recent art exhibition at the Ravnikar Gallery Space sparked this interview we are presenting today. Ana is a Romania-born artist and illustrator, whose drawings are results of her fascination with different visual impressions, such as light, shade scenes, space, etc. Today we have the pleasure to ask her a few questions about her work and creative process.
… Ana Popescu
Māgoa presents Liz Rowland, a London-based illustrator, whose art explores the world and celebrates different cultures and lifestyles, that make us so diverse.
… Liz Rowland
Alja Horvat is a talented illustrator, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Only at the age of 21, still a graphic design student at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, she already has a clear, unique creative vision and a flourishing career as a graphic designer. Today we decided that instead of conducting a traditional interview with Alja, we would highlight a few of our favorite quotes from our conversation and let her work speak for itself.
… Alja Horvat