Michelle West

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

 

I was born in 1989, I live in the United States, in Illinois, I currently live in Chicago, IL

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

I've always been interested in having a pencil in my hand and making pretty pictures.

 

 

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

 

 I don't have any ties to skateboarding other than designing a skateboard for a show.

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead? 

 

 My favorite artists are James Jean and Salvador Dali.

 

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

 

 I enjoy reading and cooking.

 

Who are your biggest influences?

 

 My biggest influences are James Jean, Salvador Dali, Audrey Kawasaki, J.AW Cooper, & Miya Bailey.

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Mechanical pencils, click erasers, technical pens such as Micron and Copic Multiliners.

 

 

Anything else you want to tell?

 

I enjoy working in markers, acrylic paint, spray paint, colored pencils, and oil paint.