Justin Hillgrove

 

Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently

 

Born in 1976, USA, CA. I currently live in Washington State

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures

 

Role-Playing Games kept me drawing for the many years that I may have otherwise stopped. As a kid I was always drawing everyone’s Dungeons and Dragons characters.

 

 

Who is your favorite skateboarder, living or dead? Any ties to skateboarding

 

I actually don’t follow skateboarding though when I was younger I enjoyed riding. 

 

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?

 

I am a big Hayao Miyazaki fan.

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When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing

 

I like playing the guitar, playing with my kids and shooting (guns and bows).

 

 

Who are your biggest influences

 

Maurice Sendak and Hayao Miyazaki.

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

I primarily work in Acrylic Paint.