TYSON BODNARCHUK

 

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

 

I was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1975. For the last 10 years I've lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

I was always fascinated with creepy creatures and monsters as a kid. So, drawing them constantly seemed like the natural thing to do.  

 

 

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

 

I used to spend every free minute of my time skateboarding. These days I try to get some sessions in during the Summer but sadly, it's not as frequent as I would like. There was never one particular skateboarder that I favored..... some that I really loved were Natas, The Gonz, Eric Koston, Pat Duffy, Rodney Mullen and Chad Muska.

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead? 

 

Jim Henson

 

 

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

 

Reading, cooking, music

 

 

Who are your biggest influences? 

 

Jim Henson, Maurice Sendak, Jack Kirby, Alex Toth and Ray Harryhausen

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Watercolors, inks on paper and acrylics on canvas