Laurent Celsy – ARTIST






Laurent Celsy Photo by: UNCOVER PHOTOGRAPHY

Laurent Celsy
Photo by: UNCOVER PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Interview with artist Laurent Celsy

1. Who are you and what do you do?
I’m a Belgian freelance artist, I live in southern Belgium and my main occupation is to create drawings.

 

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2. Why art?
Art because it allows me to escape “reality” and it’s the best way I have to “give birth” to all the things from my Imagination.

 
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3. What is your earliest memory of wanting to be an artist?
My childhood, I always needed to create drawings, it’s a primal need to me.

 

4. What are your favorite subject(s) and media(s)?
My favorite subjects are Science-Fiction (especially Star Wars expanded universe) and Steampunk. My favorite media is the Internet.

 

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5. How do you work and approach your subject?
I work alone most of the time, usually I find inspiration from pictures I see on the net for the basic and then I add things from my imagination.

 

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6. What are your favorite art work(s), artist(s)?
My favorite artwork if I have to choose only one is “The Lady of Shalott” by John William Waterhouse which I consider an amazing masterpiece. My favorite artists are: Brian Froud, Ralph McQuarrie, John Howe, Alan Lee, Björn Hurri, Eric Poulton and John William Waterhouse of course.

 

 

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7. What are the best responses you have had to your work?
The feedbacks from the people I know (or not) on my FB page and the likes from my good friends, it encourages me to continue and improve my work.

 

 

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8. What do you like about your work?
Honestly, I’m never satisfied with my finished works, the best part I like is the sketch which for me is the “Soul” of the drawing.

 

 

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9. What advice would you give to other artists?
Find the technique that fits the most with your passion and personality. Always take your work as a pleasure and training, training and training again every day, at least a bit.

 

 

 

10. Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?
I have absolutely no idea, still in the same place I guess doing the same things, or in a Galaxy far, far away 🙂
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LINKS:

Email:  laurent.celsy@gmail.com
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taleyc-Artworker/149477508427115