Calvin Canterbury

Interview on November 30th, 2006

Name: Calvin CanterburyGuess Who

Date of Birth: 28/07/1976 Why??

What is your favourite colour?
red

Favourite artist(s)… local or otherwise?
Jim Lee,J.Scott Campbell,Joe Madureira,Tod Mcfarlane,Joe and Andy Kubert,Machel Montano.

In a nutshell, what do you do?… what medium… and how would you describe your genre?…
I script,design and illustrate comic books. It’s all done in traditional pen and inks.

How did you first get an interest in art?
I tried tracing something when i was a kid and my mom told me to try and draw it on my own.So just like that my fascination for cartoons and animation grew and 25 years later i’m still at it.

Where/How did you learn?
Self taught initially then i got some semi-formal training at Vulcan Studios.Worked there for a long time and i learned a lot with a small group of talented people.

Big up to Vaughn,Rory,Shawn and Derrick!!

A brief history of your career…
Started doing traditional Animation with Caribbean Cartoon Characters Limited,designed and illustrated numerous projects with Vulcan Studios,freelanced for about 3 years and now a Web Site Assisstant at Triniscene.com.

What are some of your current art projects, personal or otherwise?
Nothing so far.Between work and classes i hardly get time to draw like i used to.I must admit i’m getting pretty rusty.

What are some of your upcoming projects, personal or otherwise?
I’m designing a TCG (trading card game) and a web site to promote the game.It’s really just to put my Web Design and E-Commerce classes to use in a practical format than anything business oriented.

Hobbies?… What do you do for kicks?
Is gaming a hobby cause I play too much Video games for my own good! Otherwise than that I usually just lime with my family and friends and relax.

What’s your favourite food?
Pizza!!!! I LOVE pizza!! All the combinations and different types that are at your disposal its the best i tell you!!!!!

If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?
I got nothing for that one…..

Okay and finally… what are your long term career/life ambitions?
To own and manage my own production studio for animation and educational material for kids.

Thanks a lot… is there anything else you’d like to add?
Yeah!!Life is short so get out there and live it.Don’t let anyone stop you from being who you are and surround yourself with people who love and respect what you’re all about.

Hey can i say hi to my mom??

Based on a November 30th, 2006 interview. View some of Calvin’s past work.

— Posted on Thursday 30th November, 2017


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