Interviews


Spend Your Lives on Sin and Misery: An Interview with Bailey Illustration

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Twenty-five-year old Matt Bailey of Cheltenham, England has gained international fame from his stark black and white illustrations oozing with cryptic one-liners. His haunting illustrations are tense with vulgar sensuality played out by the living supple flesh of the living and the brittle bones of the dead.

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There's a Place I Want to Take You: An Interview with Meagan "Magpie" Rodgers

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Meagan "Magpie" Rodgers is a 22-year-old artist residing in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We had the opportunity to ask her a little bit about her artwork, her experience as one of the small number of women in the Dark Arts community and her inspiration for her haunting, dreamy pieces. 

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The Fog Won't Lift: An Interview with Altar of Sorrow

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Recently we had the honor of discussing artwork with Indonesian artist Aldi Tirta Pratama, or Altars of Sorrow. He discusses his choice of pseudonym, his increased interest in digital media, and how the hell he has the patience for doing extensive stippling in his work. 

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Don't Work for Pennies and Other Advice: An Interview with Heavy Hand Illustration

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Mark Richards aka "Heavy Hand" is a classically trained illustrator who found his way into metal illustration. He has gone on to become one of the most prolific contemporary artists in the metal community, working with artists such as Aborted, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Artificial Brain, Funebrarum,  Iron Reagan, Revocation, Pig Destroyer and many, many more. We got the distinct opportunity to discuss partying with Dan Seagrave, illustration career advice, and his music with the California-based artist.  

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Trapped in the Dream of Death: An Interview with Illustrator and Tattoo Artist Revolting Worship

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We were honored to sit down and talk to Columbus, Ohio resident Nate Burns, aka "Revolting Worship" about his artwork, his transition to the tattoo realm and a little bit about his success with social media.

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