Fun fact: he doesn't use brushes! ...a painter without brushes. Neat.
It is my pleasure to introduce Aaron Kraten's work to all of you and share a fun little interview I did with him!
|Art by Aaron Kraten|
What was the first painting you sold?
I did a painting on a car door and sold it to a man who walked into the store I was working at. * stateside a vintage clothing shop * the first place I ever displayed my paintings.
Who are your favorite artists?
I like alot of artists but my favorite is probably Geoff Darrow * comic book artist *
How did you meet your wife and does she influence your work? In what way/s?
I met my wife through a mutual friend in high school, she influences my work by having her own great style.
What was your first record? Tape? CD?
My first LP was Asia's self-titled debut album
You can only go on one ride at Disneyland – which do you choose?
You seem to have a lot of video games. What are your favorites?
I really like bullet hell video games, arcade space ship shooter type games
How would you describe your artistic style?
Mixed media with a pop culture influence
What puts you in a creative mood? Drawing mostly Do you ever feel blocked? There are definitely times when I feel blocked. How do you work around that feeling? I usually shift and work on other aspects of my profession like ordering paint, working on my website and other internet outlets or just drawing.
Where can your work be found?