Melvin Maynard

Interview on February 7th, 2010

ChangeTheWorldName: Melvin Maynard

Date of Birth: January 7th 1991

What is your favourite colour?
Blue

Favourite artist(s)… local or otherwise?
Michalangelo, Jonathan Williamson, Ben Dansie, Jim Lee, etc

In a nutshell, what do you do?… what medium… and how would you describe your genre?…
I do drawing and Inking with pen/pencil and, Graphic design and 3D using the computer. I’m not that into realism so like to draw cartoons

How did you first get an interest in art?
I’ve liked art ever since I can remember

Where/How did you learn?
At first I learned through observation. I would look at other artists styles that I liked and emulate them. Did CSEC Visual Arts in high School where I was briefly taught by Mr Kitwana Julius, also listed on Scribble Factory. Currently doing CAPE Art & Design. Practice.

A brief history of your career…
Hmmm…I won two art competitions. One being a t-shirt design competition held by my former High school and won $75 and a stamp design competition for my country’s, St Kitts & Nevis, 25th year of independence and won a Laptop.

What are some of your current art projects, personal or otherwise?
I’m currently producing a comic as my final project for CAPE Art & Design Unit 2, using 3d to help with certain parts

Hobbies?… What do you do for kicks?
Draw, watch videos on Youtube, watch movies

What’s your favourite food?
Ice cream

If you could be any animal, what animal would you be and why?
A Harpy Eagle maybe

Okay and finally… what are your long term career/life ambitions?
To become a great 2d and 3d artist and use my skills to make amazing artwork for myself and others. I would also like to work at a big name studio, like Pixar or Disney, or start a company that can one day compete with them

Many thanks… anything else you’d like to add?
I’m quite shy and not a very talkative person. I’m young and have much still to learn

Based on a February 7th, 2010 interview. View some of Melvin’s past work.

— Posted on Sunday 12th February, 2017


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