We are honored to have, Dickxon Fernando, as our Featured Artist. This dude is awesome, from Indonesia and at only 19 years old he is creating some amazing pieces of work. We are so blessed to learn about so many different artists from around the world! We learn how we are different, but more importantly we learn how similar we all are despite living in different regions of the world and experiencing different cultures. These interviews are a real treat for us! Thank-you Dickxon and keep up the good work!

Find Dickxon – Instagram – @dickxonfernando

How old are you?
I turn 19 this year

Where are you from?
I come from Indonesia

How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty? Where do u find inspiration?
Its already been 3 years since I started posting to Instagram, my specialty is blending photos to merge them together and there are many things that trigger my ideas, sometimes from poems, quotes, song, movies, and other artists.

Do you have a job in the art industry? If So, what’s one thing you don’t like about it? If no, where would your dream job be? 
No I don’t because back then I didn’t think I would be able to make it in the art industry but now I’m ready to take the opportunity :D, my dream job would be doing Design or Photography.

Do you have a favorite Artist?
Yeah, shoutout to @jatiputra his artwork is so calm and relaxing and his work started me to do digital imaging like he did.
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And @ditpict who actually taught me so many things in digital imaging, my mentor

What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
I got 2nd place in my high school (since I’m a lazy person)
Even tho I only stayed for half of the semester and I dropped from 2 to 17

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
In 5 years maybe I still go to college, in 10 years or 20 years I am gonna doing something that I love for a living.

If you could meet and talk to any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

How is one way you make money with your art?
Doing some commission and sell my arts too

@dickxonfernando5

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
it would be Japan because that country it feel so unique.

What is your favorite brand of art supply? Whether it’s a brand of pencils or brand of camera or software
Photoshop, Lightroom and Canon
@dickxonfernando6

Any advice for young artists?
Don’t compare yourself to the other artist just do what you love, maybe that’s the biggest problem to any young artist and my self too since its just make you stop to growing more.

@dickxonfernando

Written by artistconnectcc

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