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:
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?
Please share your thoughts in the comments below!