FEATURED ARTIST: Interview with Santa Cruz Artist, Gentry Henson

Gentry Henson

Illustrator | 29 | Santa Cruz, California

We are honored to have, Gentry Henson, as our Featured Artist, he is a very talented artist that draws some amazing illustrations with great detail, make sure to check all his art on his wall and while your there hit that follow button to support a fellow artist!

How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty? Where do u find inspiration?
First off I’ve noticed I love art at 7 years of age when I found my first African animal drawing book and some pencils and found myself stuck drawings for days. I find every day inspiration from other artist work and that motivates me and pushes me.

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 personalize custom eyes for people and portrait orders.

Do you have a favorite Artist?
Charles laveso

What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
My accomplishment would be to always continue forward and strive to be a better artist is all aspects.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
5 years – bigger suppport, fans, friends
10 years – traveling , meeting and enjoying other artists work
20 years continue to draw with a simple pencil and piece of paper and be as happy as I am today.

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If you could meet and talk to any person in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?
Lianardo davinci

How is one way you make money with your art?
Commission from sales

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
Australia – I’ve always wanted to see Australia’s nature and beauty , and Rome of course 😉

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

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Any advice for young artists?
Never give up, and never stop imagining what endless possibilities you can simply create in the world of art! From one artist to another

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