Ashley T Crystal [ashleytcrystal]
How and why did you begin to be creative?
Because I dont really like to be the know-it-all stuck up girl who every one thinks is no fun to hang around or invite to parties like I was before
Your mind is your work tool. How do you take care of it?
I drink lots of water and try not to get it to jumbled up with to much so I try not to do to many things at once
Do you have a ritual like retiring to a lonely place from time to time to cleanse your mind?
yes I do like to some times go into my sisters closet to think or to clear my mind, i also like to just stand outside and look up at the stars while drinking some warm coco and letting my brain sort of melt out the worries and being forth the happy dreams of the future
When you accept a job, how much value do you place on each of the following? Money, creative liberty, visibility, and to work with the best.
A lot, I really want do do the best i can for the most i can and hopefully be able to do it my way
It is possible to fall in love with a bad idea simply because it is yours. How do you avoid this?
I try to not fall in love with my ideas but when I do I really do like them and if they are really bad ideas then i just ask them what i think about it and if they say its a bad idea then i ask a couple more people if more say no then i know its a bad idea
Must someone be the leader or boss in order for a creative team to function well?
some times sometimes its a bad thing because then people will be fighting over who the leader should be, but some times you do need a boss because if some one isn't in charge then things might not get done and people will fight about things that don't really matter
The armchair psychologist: Is creativity an act of rebellion for you?
sometimes like now I'm trying to design my room but my parents don't like my color choice but I also like to use my creativity to reach out more to people and try to eather amuse them or try to make them feel better about themself
What city in the world currently attracts you due to its creative environment?
Hollywood and NewYork
What is your specialty?
My specialty is more curvy or flowers and i cant even if my life depended one it draw a person
What has been your professional career path?
I want to be ether an artist actress, graphic designer or a film director
Have you received any awards for your work in the field of design?
I got a award for a picture i drew of a fairy on a flower in the first grade
Shapes, color, concept: where do you usually begin when conceiving a design?
I usually start with the concept then i start sketching the shape then in the very end i start experimenting with color and the contrast of it
Do you believe the newer generations are better at designing?
yes because they have better technology but there is also a classic look to the older designs
What do you do? How do you define yourself as an artist?
I really like to draw environment and landscapes like flowers or a sun setting on a beach,I also am pretty good at still life's and i really lik eto design clothes
What is your message?
My message is life is beautiful and try not to rush past it or you might regrt it who knows what might happen you could find the person perfect for you or run into a old friend you thought you might never see again because ether you or them moved
Your biography in four lines.
I love life. I want to explore the world. My friends are true and I'm true to them. People are out there just waiting for you, you just have to try to find them.
What is art?
art is a way for people to express their left mind and be creative or wild or to try to just let things go out in a good way and no-vilant
How did you begin acting?
I always wanted to be an actress ever since my dad was an audio engineer at a place called Hale Theater. then I started taking Acting classes until we couldn't afford them any more but I'm taking theater in school but its not exactly the same
What hobbies have you got?
I love to read and gaze at the stars at night, To my friends if they ask you what kind of person I am they most likely would answer "Ah she's a drama nerd" and its true.I love to sing and act I really like to draw space and landscapes.
If you were sent to a deserted island, which book, CD and film would you take with you?
If I was stuck on a deserted island i would bring with me Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally Cater my all time favorite book and I would take a vidio of a show featuring easy to make recipes when your stuck on a deserted island and a Cd explaining how to make a dvd player out of outdoor products that would let me watch the film
In moments of tension, what techniques work in calming the mind?
I can usually count to 15 and my tension usually just kinda melts away. but if im really angry and there is tension in my family then i can just hit a pillow and then i wont accidentally hurt some one or keeping it hidden from every one until i just explode it up
A simple pleasure that for you is quite big or important.
a simple pleasure that for me is quite big is in the middle of the summer me and my dad go out side and gaze at the stars in the middle of the night thumb wrestling and picking out our favorite constellations
It is 5 pm on a typical Sunday: what are you doing?
ether making a dinner with my mom or trying to find a good football game on TV
Of what are you an addict?
Chocolate mint truffle hot chocolate It is so so so good I have it almost every day in the winter
You have nine wins in a row in a game of roulette: do you continue because you are on a good run, or abandon the game because statistically, it is your turn to lose?
personally i would just quit the game because someone else should win and if I play any more than I might get big headed and hurt some ones feelings. And by th e way I don't play roulette
Is there any superstition that makes you change your behaviour?
Yes I do believe in the term what goes around comes around meaning if you do something mean to some one than something mean will happen to you
Please list something you have not yet done, but that you would definitely like to do someday.
I want to climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge, Bungee jumping at Bridge to Nowhere, Los Angeles, California, look over th Eiffel Tower, sky dive around Colorado stand on a Utah arch, and eat food from Japan, + more
In your lifetime, what is the best news you have ever seen printed?
They came up with the I pod touch and the camcorder
To which other place in the world would you move without hesitation?
Hollywood because thats where teens like me have at least a bit better chance of being discovered as an actress singer or in the creativity or design areas also there is better schools for the creative mind and highly thinkers(or Washington D.C.)
A bad habit you have overcome.
Stealing cookies from the cookie jar
A word or expression that you detest.
you are what you eat i don't like thinking I'm a cow when i eat a cheese berger
Ashley T Crystal
West Vally City, Ut