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 18/09/2009
Create art the way you want to. There is no right or wrong way.

Ken Walters

Personal website: http://www.kwdag.biz

Noenga's Questions:


1When did you start to make art?  
2005

2 How did you evolve into an artist?
I had a stroke, and was compelled to create abstract art. I still don’t know why.

3 What drove you to make art as a professional activity?
I’m disabled and unemployable in UK, the only way I can make money is through my art.

4 Could you explain your inspiration?
Tissues, cells and energies in our bodies.

5 In what way does your inspiration transform into ideas?
It evolves, according to my mood and what I’m thinking of when I start to work.

6 From Ideas to production of art – how? And why?  
My art is digital, I create it using my own software on a pc that I built. I chose digital because I can’t hold brushes.

7 Could your ideas be portrayed in any other medium? If so which?
It can be printed or woven.

8 What does being an artists mean to you?
A way to release ideas, feelings and interests.

9 How important is the internet/social media for the world of art today?
Very useful for networking.

10 How important is the internet for you in your art activities?
I make my living through the Internet. Especially Second Life.

11 Are you happy with your reasons for making art?
i.e Are there any trade offs that make life hard? 
I can get very involved in my work and other things can be ignored.

12 When does your art for you become successful?
When it sells, and people like it.

13 What is art?
A way of getting ideas across to others.

14 How do you start the process of making work?
I meditate until an idea comes to me.

15 Who prices your work? And how is the price decided upon?
I do, it reflects market prices.

16 What is your next; move, project, show etc?
To find agents to sell my work under licence.

17 What are the pros and contras of the art market?
It’s very fickle.

18 How many artworks have you given away and to whom?
None.

19 Any routine in making your artwork? If so what?
No, I work when I’m inspired.

20 Does the country you are from (your culture) play a role in your art?
No.

21 Who has been the biggest influence on you?
Nobody.

22 Which pieces would you like to be remembered for?
Any of my images.

23 Anything else you like to say to the Noenga community?
Create art the way you want to. There is no right or wrong way.

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