Drew Singletary [drewsingletary]
What do you do? How do you define yourself as an artist?
I am a freelance visual artist with specialized skills in digital graphic designing and freehand drawing. I would define myself as a developing and improving artist. I have no typical style. I simply create what looks attractive to the human eye.
What is your message?
To create and share beautiful visual art using an educational and spiritual expression.
Your biography in four lines.
Born a gifted artist with a passion for drawing. Received a college education in Fine Arts and developed remarkable artistic skills. Began to explore many fields in the arts such as cartooning, graphic designing, motion graphics, and animation. Found a niche in the digital designing world.
Do you upload your work to the web? If so, where could we see it?
How is an idea born? For you, what is inspiration?
A brilliant idea is born from a careful observation and creativity. Inspiration comes from unique creativity.
What role does technology play in your creative process?
Technology is vital for creating and expressing digital art, which enables me to bring my vision to life.
What is art?
Is an expression of human intelligence and human creativity.
When do you get your best ideas?
When I am busy doing something else besides my craft of work. :)
How do you evaluate whether an idea is good or not?
I see if it is relevant to people's most common wants or desires.
Three creative ideas that you would have liked to have created?
1.Create a t shirt label that represents everyone as a whole.
2.Re-make movies through animations.
3.Develop a strategic online marketing site.
When and how did you begin to see yourself as an artist?
My mother named me "drew", so with the name "drew" I developed a passion and skill for "drawing".
Why do so many artists and creators have such volatile personalities?
Because their minds are filled with ideas, and artists tend to get bored with only one idea.
How should a work of art be evaluated?
By the required skill or knowledge it takes to create the work of art and by its appeal to the human eye.
What do you think about public funding for the arts?
I think public funding is not always available like it should be for artists. And because of this we artists are influenced to change our concentrations and career direction when pursuing an art career.
Is art necessary?
Absolutely. Art regulates perception. The world would be boring.
Does it pain you to let go of a piece you have sold?
No, I want to share my art with the world. The fact that my art is out there for someone else to enjoy makes me proud.
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What advice would you give to those just beginning?
Stick with what you find most interesting, if its drawing stick with it, if its painting stick with that...Your skills will develop as long as your commitment is there.