We are glad to have, Justin Mays – aka maysgrafx, as our Featured Artist, he is a very talented artist, and has a beautiful use of color throughout his Instagram wall, we say this about all of our Featured Artists because its true, you need to be following his channel so you don’t miss any of this awesomeness!
How old are you?
I was born 03/23/1981 so I’m 36 currently
Where are you from?
I grew up in Annapolis, MD and then went to college and worked in Miami, Fl before moving to Los Angeles, CA in 2008 and settling down
How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty? Where do u find inspiration?
I started drawing seriously when I was at lest 13. My specialty now is digital art but I am starting to paint oils of my digital art. I find inspiration through adventurous life experiences, nature, film, and books.
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?
I’m a freelance designer/animator in LA working at the top shops having a blast! I don’t like the LA traffic that’s for sure.
Do you have a favorite Artist?
Currently I am in love with Erick Jones – total man-crush
What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
I get paid to make art stuff for a living, main accomplishment checked 🙂
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
Most likely grinding it out in LA while raising my 2 kids
If you could meet and talk to any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
How is one way you make money with your art?
Society 6 – https://society6.com/gradynt
If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
There’s so many places that I haven’t been to and want to go to just to photograph and other places to experience. I can’t decide on just one.
What is your favorite brand of art supply? Whether it’s a brand of pencils or brand of camera or software
Any advice for young artists?
Set rules for yourself to define a style