Sunday, 2 March 2008

Interview with Fontaine Anderson

Fontaine Anderson is a graphic designer and freelance illustrator from Adelaide, South Australia. She has completed commissions for a range of clients including Yen Magazine. Fontaine's work is enchanting, intricate, meticulous and an inspiration to many aspiring creatives.

1. Describe yourself in a sentence.

My name is Fontaine, I am an illustrator and a lover of all cats.

2. At what age did you start drawing?

I can't remember exactly so it must have been when I was very young, I remember becoming seriously interested in magic markers when I was ten.

3. How did you get to where you are now?

I studied Visual Communications at university with a major in illustration.

4. What has inspired you?

Going overseas and visiting amazing cities like New York and Tokyo. I am always inspired by fashion and nature.

5. What is your aesthetic?

I love the contrast between black line and soft water colour and I explore this in many of my illustrations. My illustrations are very focused on fashion and inspired by the elegance of flowing fabrics and elaborate costumes.

6. What is the best thing about what you do?

Working with many of my hero's and the drawing of course!

7. What are you working on right now?

Illustration concepts for Natalie Wood's label 'Something'.

8. Where do you see yourself in the future?

I really don't know, I wish I knew!

9. Where can we see some of your work?

my website:

10.What is the price range for your prints?

A4 $100
A3 $150

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