SEEN IN VANCOUVER #428: Hot Art Wet City Interviews Illustrator Alison Woodward

Here’s a charming quickie of an interview with local illustrator/tattoo artist Alison Woodward, via Chris Bentzen over at Hot Art Wet City. Some genuine pearls in here. Fave takeaway: “It’s important to not let art school suck the love of work out of you.”

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  1. Thx for sharing this, I hadn’t seen Alison’s illustrations until now, but I’d say I’m definitely a fan.

    As a writer I think she’s totally right- whenever you do art for a living you have to be careful not to let the needs of buttering your bread kill your passion. And self-taught is the way to go, IMHO.

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