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Ignacio Diaz

Illustrator | 33 | Venezuela

@Art_Nacho
We are honored to have, Ignacio Diaz, as our Featured Artist, he is an amazing artist that creates some really nice illustrations, mostly portrait caricatures, they are super cool, hit him up he might make one for you! While your checking out his wall make sure you hit that follow button!


How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty? Where do u find inspiration?
Since I have use of reason, my first canvases were the walls of my grandparents’ house, despite the fact that I capture various motifs I specialize in Caricatures, I am inspired by the magic of the colors of nature! The Light, all the wonderful work of God.

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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?
Yes, art is my life so nothing to object around. My dream job would be an animation project for a renowned cartoon house.

Do you have a favorite Artist?
I really like the works of the van Eyck brothers.

What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
I have had the privilege of working for some Spanish speaking artists, but the most important achievement for me is to win a smile in all that person which I translate into a caricature.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
In the future I see myself working in a well-known cartoon company.

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If you could meet and talk to any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
My great-grandfather

How is one way you make money with your art?
Networks and live exhibitions.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
I would like to go to England one day, its cultural legacy is fascinating.

What is your favorite brand of art supply? Whether it’s a brand of pencils or brand of camera or software
Apple

Any advice for young artists?
My only advice is a short and simple word called LOVE! If we manage to cultivate love for what we do, everything else will come alone. If we love what we do we will always want to be the best.

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