If Radiohead was a painter they’d be Frederic William Stewart.
Fred’s experimental mark-making is simultaneously raw but refined, deliberately spontaneous, visceral and inviting.
He was the first Background Painter on Nickelodeon’s epic animated series The Legend of Korra and today he holds a coveted role as a Dreamworks Visual Development Artist.
In this episode we talk about the early days on Korra, pushing the limits of digital media and why a diversity of influences will make your work stand out…
Listen To My Interview With Frederic William Stewart:
Check Out Fred’s Stunning Paintings:
Theme Music by Storybook Steve
Recurring Musical Segments by Kangaralien
Outro Music by The Years
Are You Comfortably Uncomfortable?
Fred Stewart thrives on pushing the limits of digital painting and his own artistic ability…
In fact, this has been a trend on The ArtCast recently – Claire Keane, Brian McDonald, Jenn Ely, Prescott Harvey and, of course, Fred Stewart – have mentioned how they find inspiration in uncertainty…
How about you?
Do you look forward to – or even seek – the uncomfortable or unfamiliar in your creative process? …and why?
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