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An LCS interview with Paul Kidby

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Darren Di Lieto: I would like to welcome illustrator and artist Paul Kidby to the LCS. Paul Kidby (not to be confused with Josh Kirby) is a London born world renowned self-taught artist who became a freelance illustrator in 1986. He’s best known for his work on the ‘Discworld’ book jackets for Sir Terry Pratchett and has been designing them since 2002. You may have seen some of his Ook-tastic work recently if you followed the ‘Books about Town’ Riverside Trail in London in 2014. Paul is also a talented sculptor who produces beautiful and collectable bronze sculptures.
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An LCS interview with Yuko Shimizu

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Darren Di Lieto: I would like to welcome Japanese illustrator Yuko Shimizu to the LCS. Yuko is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts and based in New York City with a studio in midtown Manhattan. Yuko has a wonderfully unique style that has deep roots in tradition and culture while always feeling fresh and new. Over the last 10 years her work has been seen on Gap T-shirts, Pepsi cans, VISA billboards, Microsoft and Target ads, as well as on the book covers of Penguin, Scholastic, DC Comics, along with the pages of NY Times, Time, Rolling Stone and The New Yorker to name a few.
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Interview: Andrei Eremin vs Edo (Milwaukee Banks)

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Two of the dudes from behind the scenes of Melbourne’s beats scene, producers Andrei Eremin (Chet Faker, I’lls) and Edo (Milwaukee Banks), talk uni connections, Fractures and studio snacks in this Artist on Artist interview. Sydney music blog hhhhappy.com. Artwork by Ben Jelfs.

External Link: Interview: Andrei Eremin vs Edo (Milwaukee Banks)

When Zombies, Screenwriters and Illustrators Collide

Screenwriters John August (Big Fish) and Craig Mazin (The Hangover) record a great weekly podcast that all creative types could benefit from. They end the shows with each sharing a ‘one cool thing’ they’ve recently discovered. I drew this 2 min scene of their on air quirky relationship.

Music: Mike Timmerman
Audio: Scriptnotes podcast
Artwork: tomlabaff.com

What Does Your Halloween Costume Reveal About You?

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YOHO: You Only Halloween Once (per year)
Halloween is the only day of the year we can reveal who we truly are by putting on costumes. And no one knows any better because Halloween is a day known for “dressing up”.

In this exclusive IllustrArticles interview, we took a walk with The Queen of Hearts herself to learn more about how she likes to YOHO (per year).

External Link: What Does Your Halloween Costume Reveal About You?