Surname : Noreaga
Year of birth : 1989
Country : Indonesia
Q1: When did you start making art?
I started my first digital artwork in mid 2010 then I gave up, but back again in august 2012, so I’m kind of new in this digital stuff things.
Q2: What does inspire you?
I think music is my biggest inspiration, I’m a big fan of Travis Smith as well he is known for designing heavy metal album art, so I kind of inspired by his artworks.
Q3: What are your techniques?
My techniques simply digitally, I’ve learned some several of techniques, but still trying to discover another new one till I feel enough.
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
My imagination and ideas that I got from movies, musics, books, lyrics or whatever it is. But music mostly helps me a lot to gave me mood to create artworks especially heavy metal music.
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
I guess dark blue monochrome just my favorite color, but I won’t stick in this color, I wan’t to be more flexible in the future.
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
More techniques, I am always looking for new techniques, I still lack of experience.
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
Yes I have several project but I don’t have enough time yet because I’m preparing for my main job but I’m still working on it.
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of alexnoreaga.
Silence, dreamer, hard worker.
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
I don’t have it anymore, My laptop was stolen when I was sleeping on the train so I lost most of my old artwork. But I can tell you it was very ugly artwork.
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
Almost everything, my earlier artwork really does not have any good techniques and concept. I’m glad it’s get better now, But still I can’t consider my self great, I need to be more improving.
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
Just the way I express what’s my inside my mind, simple as that hehe