year of birth: 1964
Q1: When did you start making art?
I hope in nearly future.
Q2: What does inspire you?
Love and hate, ligth and darkness, rules and revolution, heavy and metal, and sometimes drinking german beer.
Q3: What are your techniques?
Pushing the pigment. I use Airbrushes, Brushes, Pencils, Rubber, Spiritus, Scalpell, spray cans…
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
Let it flow and have fun.
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
If black is a color it´s the dominant color in my work. Because it fits to the work.
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
My work is perfect.
I´ll try to bring more balance between thinkig and feeling.
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
To paint my car. Bodypainting gorgeous girls. Painting gorgeous bodypainted girls. Learning English.
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of HerrRettich.
Think Feel Paint
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
Sorry thats many, many years ago. Before internet, before computer, before the invention of wheels, ok not such a long time.
I found one from the beginning of my airbrush career HERE
The technique is airbrush and the feelings are “paint it as the photo.”
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
I don´t use photos any more. I use my mind and intuition.
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
A little girl asked her mother at an exhibition: What is this? Is this art? She answerd: Nooo, Art is decoration and these pictures are nothing I want to hang in my living room.
Is art just decoration? I don´t think so, but what is art? I don´t know but i´ll try to figure it out.