James Hackett

Interview on December 6th, 2006

Name: James Hackettyellow

Date of Birth:
September 8th 1979

What is your favourite colour?
mmm red I think atm

Favourite artist(s)… local or otherwise?
Dave MckEan, Joe Maduriera

In a nutshell, what do you do?… what medium… and how would you describe your genre?…
I mostly work Freestyle as is I make up what im going to use whilst im creating the art. Most likely its usually a combination of traditional art scanned and finished on the PC.

How did you first get an interest in art?
my bro got me involved

Where/How did you learn?
from school I learned most of my fundamentals secondary to John Donaldson technical institute (now CoStatt)

A brief history of your career…
Started off freelance illustrating in the newspapers at the Express, bounced around a few times between local publications. Recently I have quit the newpapers industray and more focused on some light designing/webdesigning and illustrations for private organisations and caribbean Beat magazine

What are some of your current art projects, personal or otherwise?
nothing related to art atm

What are some of your upcoming projects, personal or otherwise?
I working on something called ‘mocking pretenders’ right now. Atm cant say much about it since im looking for funding but, its gonna be big.

Hobbies?… What do you do for kicks?
im an avid gamer, and I spend some free time getting involved in gamer culture

What’s your favourite food?
roti 🙂

If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?
Maybe a fish far far away from human culture

Okay and finally… what are your long term career/life ambitions?
To continue to use my art as a modern storytelling tool.

Thanks a lot… is there anything else you’d like to add?
Dont ever lose sight of your dreams and goals and go for it with all you got

Based on a December 6th, 2006 interview. View some of James’s past work.

— Posted on Wednesday 6th December, 2017


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