Meet A Creative: Mariann Tingvatn An Artist

Meet A Creative: Mariann Tingvatn An Artist

Mariann Tingvatn

·        What’s your name and where are you from?

Mariann Tingvatn And I`m from a small place in Norway called Løddesøl

 

·        What do you do? You can also talk about the materials and mediums that you use?

I use Pencils and graphite powder.

 

·        What does your creative process look like (if you have one)?

First I make a Sketch and then I put on shadows.

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·        And how long have you been doing what you do?

I started to draw actively I February 2015. Before that I have only been drawing a sporadically from time to time.

 

·        What got you interested in it? What got you started?

My smallest kid boy started In the Kindergarten so I suddenly had more time.

 

·        How would you describe your style of work?

I will describe it as Hyper realism. 

 

·        What are one or two things that inspire you to be creative?

To watch other people’s art and drawing`s.

 

·        What are some challenges you’ve faced? How have you dealt with it?

It was important for me to get my one work place where I can work undisturbed.

 

·        What motivates you to keep doing what you do (creatively and otherwise)?

It Just give me joy in a normal quiet day.

 

·        Is your body of work influenced by someone or something?

I get influenced by other good artist and it helps me to stretch to a higher level.

 

·        What are your creative goals and aspirations?

To always improve and get better.

 

·        What the longest one piece have taken you to do?

About 40 hrs.

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·        Do you find your creativity translates in other areas of your life?

I`m a creative person and a perfectionist and I see that drawing is where it all comes to its right place.

 

·        How do you balance your social life, family life and creative life?

I`l try to work when the kids are at school or after they have got to bed.

 

·        Why is it important to have a creative outlet?

Because I belief that God have created me whit this gift and I will honor him with it.

 

·        Do you have a favourite quote or saying?

Never perfect – But perfectly forgiven.

 

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