Michi Mathias

April 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

This is great story of an artist finding inspiration and an idea of what to draw for a 2 page challenge based on ‘The Orb’. Very enjoyable!

– Kim

Drawing is what I did all the time in my earlier life, starting with the margins on pretty much every bit of paper at school. Later, in the days before computers, I’d get asked by friends and colleagues to make posters, stationery, bumper stickers, wine labels…. all sorts of graphics projects which I was always delighted to do. Then somehow, it all got put to one side. I was renovating old houses and making jewellery, then working full-time for an environmental group, lived in Japan for awhile and did freelance translation when I came back, had two beautiful boys, set up a small veggie sushi business, and got busy playing and teaching music.

Now, after too many years of watching enviously from the sidelines, I’m so happy to be back. And I’ve left behind some of my old striving for technical perfection and fine detail that used to be so frustrating, and now embrace a bit of wonkiness. Not too much, I hope. It’s exciting to be learning new things. I’m still drawing by hand, though, just like in the old days.

http://www.michimathias-illustrator.com

Advertisements

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Michi Mathias at adventures in comics.

meta

%d bloggers like this: