name: Jerry Cai
year of birth: 1986
country: China (now living in Canada)
Q1: When did you start making art?
pretty early, around preschool.
Q2: What does inspire you?
anything that provokes a emotional / thoughtful response, or just curiosity
Q3: What are your techniques?
lay down a patch of solid colors to define form, then just do whatever u want from there.
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
generating a emotional / thoughtful response… usually can’t explain by logic.
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
I used to like blue, I’m calmed by it. Then i used a lot of red in my works because its a powerful color.
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
more fineness at places that matters, i like to keep other areas as rough as i could care.
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
self-learning Object-Oriented programming in ActionScript3 currently, making indie flash games.
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of JerryCai.
unconventional lazy clown
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
very first? was probably some scribbling of tanks and jets firing at each other.
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
fineness and more use of colors of course =D
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
art is the language of self-expression. style is the accent. content maybe anything the individual cares to express: beauty, emotions, humor, wonderment, etc… I believe it should be the same, but direct polar opposite of expression through logic.