Monday, July 22, 2013
Interviews: 10 Questions with the GREAT Young-June Choi!
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10 Questions with Young-June Choi
1.... who are your favorite artists?
I have many favorite artists. Many artist Colleagues are around me and they are all my favorite artist or mentor. Passion is a force for my work. So i try to maintain. Especially the following artists I respect. Justin Sweet, Simon Bisley, Paul Bonner, Adrian Smith, Miyazaki Hayao, Akihiko Yoshida , Zdzislaw Beksinski, Kentrou Miura, Frank Frazetta
2.... do you offer workshops for artists?
When I work does not always prepare workshops.
3.... what helps boost your creativity?
So many things, The inspiration comes from everywhere. It can be from a movie, stage arts, cartoons,or photography. I document my feelings about those resources in forms of simple drawings or sketches to be used later.
4.... what medium and tools do you use to create art?
I use photoshop usually. Sometimes I drawing a picture using traditional methods.
5.... what helps you maintain focus and motivation when creating?
Stories, photos, movies, cartoons, everyday feelings.
6.... do you feel its important to follow your passion in your career?
Passion is a force for my work. So i try to maintain.
7.... what is the secret to creating a great piece of art?
There are no secrets. everybody knows it ^^
8.... where can people see your work (online, conventions or exhibits)?
9.... was there a certain moment that you knew you wanted to be an artist?
There was no certain moment. Since I was a kid drew pictures. Drawing pictures was play to me all the time.
10.... if you could give other artists one piece of advice what would it be?
Feel a lot , Draw a lot and may the force be with you ! ^^