WE MAKE ART: 10 questions to get to know Tony il Grigio

Yay, I can’t wait to introduce him. This month’s illustrator totally got me with a black and white illustration that left me speechless. Ready? Scroll and see yourself!

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Antonino, or Tony, is only 20 years old and is studying at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna. His attention for details enrapture us and drag us inside his stories.
Let’s see what he said facing our beloved 10 questions!

• When and how did you start making art?

This is an harder question than what might seem. I thought about it often, you know?
Of course, as many others I started when I was very young, at the kindergarten in my case

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WE MAKE ART: 10 questions to get to know Michele Parisi

Hello everyone, it’s We Make Art time, once again!
This month’s artist makes me really happy, because he’s bringing something different, and I feel like this art column is getting rich in content. 🙂
Michele indeed, is great with digital painting and works entirely with digital tools.
I know you can’t wait to see his work, so, just scroll!

we-make-art-elements-0110 QUESTIONS TO GET TO KNOW MICHELE PARISI

Michele’s paintings got me immediately, since the very first moment I lied my eyes on them. Dark moods and smooth figures blend perfectly into his illustrations and they drag us down into a magical and surreal world. What’s behind all this?

• When and how did you start making art?

I started when I was a kid but it was only in my 16 that art became a serious part of my life, when I left the Industrial Technical Institute to join the art school.

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WE MAKE ART: 10 questions to get to know Silvia Argilli

Here we are once again, I know you were waiting for this moment, admit it! It’s time for We Make Art!
This month I interviewed an artist I met years ago and, somehow, I saw her work growing.
Having her as guest, even if it’s the first time here, it feels a little bit like opening my door to an old friend.

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This is her, right while she’s making one of her famous portraits. Indeed, One of the things Silvia usually does is sitting at fairs, markets and events and making portraits to the passers-by. This is also how she gets to know new people, she listens to their stories, knows about different lives while she draws lines on the paper.
But her work is about so much more and for once, I would love to be the one listening to her. Are you with me? Let’s start!

• When and how did you start making art?

If your meaning of “making art” is “will to communicate with colors”, in that case I probably started very early in my life, during my elementary school to be specific. My consumption of paper and crayons seemed unstoppable.

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WE MAKE ART: 10 questions to get to know Kitsune

Oh my, did it really passed another month already? Sigh, time flies!
Well, at least this means that it’s time to interview a new artist for We Make Art! This week’s guest is Greta, also known as Kitsune.

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There she is, this super young girl down here and I can assure you that she’s as sweet as she appears! Her traits are black, irregular and dense but sometimes they open, leaving place to the colors of the rainbow, creating a surprisingly impressive mix!

• When and how did you start making art?

I started the day I used my crayons on the wall of the very first house I lived in: I wanted to draw everywhere, without limits. My creativity is, most of the times, expressed on paper but I like to use also wood, fabrics, wires, clay, photographs, walls… They are all different self expressions and I’d never give up on any of them.

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WE MAKE ART: 10 questions to get to know Monica Gori

Here we are again with a new great artist, first one for this 2017 and third interview of this art appointment.
This all makes me so happy. Yes because I feel that is amazing that all this amazing creative people decided to show themselves and give us a sneak peek of their world right here, on my blog, for us all.
So, once again, I move from my side and sit down with you on the audience side to leave our latest guest all the space she needs.

we-make-art-elements-0110 QUESTIONS TO GET TO KNOW MONICA GORI

She seems shy but what’s hiding is a colorful and ironic personality that you can totally see through the style of her sweet drawings. Simple traits, warm colors and deep messages are what her works are made of, I’m glad to introduce you to Monica Gori, the 26 years old Italian illustrator from Rimini and our guest today.
But let’s just to her words, that will describe her better than I could ever do!

• When and how did you start making art?

First of all thank you for giving me the chance to put down in black and white my thoughts and processes, now I feel like I have much more order inside my head! Now I feel like I know myself better!

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