Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Meet the maker: Ballpoint
What do you make?
Illustrated greeting cards, prints, and hopefully soon some screen-printed carry bags!
Why would you buy something handmade?
Quality, originality, and no middle-men!
Where else might we see your work?
You can find it at Portico in Lyttleton, on Felt, and have a browse at www.ballpoint.co.nz
How did you get into your craft?
I just arose out of the desire to do something with my illo's, and to make art more accessible, less elitist.
Do you have formal training or qualifications in your craft?
I have a certificate in design, and a diploma in photography.
Is there a philosophy behind your work?
Give greeting cards!
What are your favourite materials, tools and/or processes?
I work in ballpoint pen - I love how simple and everyday it is.