In the 16th edition of Hey Ants Creative Diaries, we have a chat with PichiAvo — a street artist duo from Valencia, Spain, who are recognised for creating connections between painting and sculpture in urban settings.
1. Could you tell us who you are, what do you do, and how you got started in the urban art scene?
We are the PichiAvo duo. We are visual artists based in Valencia. …
In the 15th edition of Hey Ants Creative Diaries, we had a chat with Kaja Merle, an illustration artist from Germany, who has a passion for creating smooth shapes, energetic characters and combining them with a bold colour palette.
1. Could you tell us who you are, what you do, and how you started doing art?
Hi there, I’m Kaja Merle and I am an illustrator artist from Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
I use bold colours and shapes to illustrate character and scenes. …
In the 14th edition of our Creative Diaries interview series, we meet Nychos, a California-based artist, whose motto is to “do your thing; trust your passion”.
1.Could you tell us who you are, what you do, and how did you get started in the urban art scene?
My name is Nychos, I’m an artist and I guess I found myself in the urban art scene. My original plan as a kid was to become a character designer — but the Universe had a slightly different plan concerning my career. It introduced me to Graffiti. The spray can quickly turned out to be my weapon of choice. It taught me everything I know about colors. It taught me how to paint. But since I’m an illustrator and architect at heart, it’s in my nature to create characters. That’s why I started adding characters to my pieces. And at the point where the characters took over and the letters faded into the background, people suddenly called me a Street Artist. As the pieces got bigger and bigger, they said I was a muralist. …