Monday, July 15, 2013
Interview: 10 Questions with the BRILLIANT Hanzo Steinbach!
images copyright Hanzo Steinbach
10 Questions with Hanzo Steinbach
1.... who are your favorite artists?
Gustave Doré ,Jean Giraud(Moebius),Naoki Urasawa ,Akihiko Yoshida,Yoshitaka Amano and Go Nagai.
2.... do you offer workshops for artists?
I have yet to offer workshops.
3.... what helps boost your creativity?
I'm mostly creative when listening to music,playing videogames,or just watching or reading a very inspiring story.
4.... what medium and tools do you use to create art?
I went from very basic and traditional art(paper and pen) to now mostly using a Wacom Intuos 3 and Photoshop.
5.... what helps you maintain focus and motivation when creating?
Pretty much what i wrote down for # 3 : )
6.... do you feel its important to follow your passion in your career?
I feel it's incredibly important to feel passionate about whatever career you decide to follow.Passion should be the fuel that keeps you going.
7.... what is the secret to creating a great piece of art?
Personally,it's not so much the skills behind the art,but the amount of emotions it is able to extract out of you.If a particular piece is able to make you smile,make you sad,scared or invoke a sense of sweet nostalgia,then i consider it a great piece of art.
8.... where can people see your work (online, conventions or exhibits)?
So far mostly on Deviantart.com
9.... was there a certain moment that you knew you wanted to be an artist?
I drew ever since i can remember,but i had my "Ah-ha!" moment when i first i saw the anime Project A-ko.
10.... if you could give other artists one piece of advice what would it be?
Passion and Dedication comes first.Push yourself every time you hit a wall and don't be afraid to challenge yourself,it will only make you better.