Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Laura Sayan

Name: Laura Sayan (alilLouda)
Location: SoCal
Job Position: Lighting TD, Fine Artist
Current Employer: last job at Imageworks, but currently on vacation
What are some things you have worked on: G-Force, Sid the Science Kid, Rescue Me, Blitz 2
What is the process you go through in doing your art, as well as the types of tools you use: I always love to sketch out my ideas with pencil and paper first. When it comes to paintings I still love to paint in acrylics, watercolors, and more recently oils. I get my inspirations from nature and different fine artists.
What inspired you to become an artist: I grew up in an artistic household. My mom paints, knits, crochets, and does jewelry making. My grandmother and great grandmother also do different forms of art; such as embroidery,knitting, cake decorating, and sewing. I was always surrounded with creative people and had a passion for drawing.I remember at a very young age I loved to draw and color things in. I know the Disney movies influenced my decision to pursue art.
What is your most favorite subject to draw/why: I love to draw what I see. Life drawing is my favorite form of drawing; especially people.
Any tips you can give: Practice Practice Practice! I know that if I don't draw often enough I get rusty.
Favorite Artists: Frida Kahlo, Klimt, Munch, DaVinci,Tooker,Toulouse Lautrec, and so many more.
Favorite Animated Movie: This one is a hard one. But I know the first one that influenced my life was Toy Story.
Hobbies: cooking,drawing,crochet,exercise,movies,taking photos,planning my wedding

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