Artist: Lindsey Spinks
Lindsey is a freelance illustrator based in London. She studied a BA Honours Illustration at Kingston University and graduated in June 2010.
Lindsey says: My work is a combination of observational drawings and elements from my imagination. I love attention to detail and fine lines. My medium of choice is my beloved mechanical pencil.
Lindsey has kindly answered some questions:
What do you do?
I am a freelance Illustrator based in London.
Why do you do it?
I love to draw. Drawing always keeps me entertained because there are always new ways to improve and get better.
Who are your influences?
I love the work of Jill Calder, Hennie Haworth, Heather Gatley, Olaf Hajek, the list is endless! I also adore Egon Schiele’s linework.
What inspires your work?
Everything around me. Characters who I meet or observe, places, history, objects, patterns…
What do you like?
I like mechanical pencils, soya beans with chilli rock salt, smiles, beards and childrens’ drawings.
What don’t you like?
I don’t like tears, marzipan and crumbs in the bed.
Lindsey’s work was selected for publication in Images 34 – The Best Of British Illustration. It was also selected for the annual Images exhibition in London. Her work was described in Images as “charismatic experimentation and design.”
She is now represented in the UK by: www.theartworksinc.com
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Originally posted 2011-02-03 10:00:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter