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Devious Journal EntrySome questions from different interviews.Devious Journal Entry by Tistelmark
1. Is there a story behind your deviantART name?
Tistelmark means where the thistles grow in Swedish. I choose this name because thistles symbolize for me the wilderness, which the society and the traditions (the culture) can´t control.
For me it is important to have a critical attitude to my own culture. It takes more courage to be critical to your own culture than other cultures, because we are part of it. I also believe it is important to question your own opinions.
2. Do you draw from imagination or from life?
I create most pictures from my imagination. When I paint trees and landscapes, I have neither a photo nor a scenery for inspiration. Maybe people like my trees because I paint them directly from my mind.
3. Do you favor one art medium over another? Why?
I like watercolor because I've learned to control the technique better than other techniques. It is possible both to
Well, one thing would be,I never look 'good' in photos.
I mean, I don't believe there's a soul on the planet who can take a picture of
me that I like ~ one that makes me look 40 or so, rather than 90.
So,what better time than to try out my new Phone Camera, with a really neat
idea: a little button that REVERSES the direction the camera points. A camera
that shoots backwards!! Oh, if Alexander Graham Bell had known about this.
He'd have said it all over again:
'What hath God wrought?'
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