name: Daniel Bérard
year of birth: 1983
Q1. When did you start making art?
I was drawing a lot when I was a kid, but interest really came in high school. After high school I took a graphic design course and this is what I do since.
Q2. What does inspire you?
Mainly movies. I watch a lot of movies every week and it gives me tons of ideas.
Q3. What are your techniques?
Photomanipulation combined with digital painting.
Q4. What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
Hard to tell, every work is different. I always want to express a feeling, like fear, sadness or hope for example.
Q5. What is the main color of your art and why?
I don’t have a specific color.
Q6. What would you improve about your work and why?
I’d like to improve my digital painting skills more.
Q7. Do you have any project for the future?
I got a contract to design a horror movie poster and also working on the design of a music album.
Q8. Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of neverdying.
Perfectionist / Light / Horror
Q9. Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
This HERE is not my very first work, but the first work I posted on deviantART. It was made around 2004. I was just playing with photos and textures. At that time I had no idea there was a name for this kind of art!
Q10. What did change from your first work till now?
Now I have a concept in mind before doing anything.
Q11. What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
Both. Art is an important part of my life. Graphic design is my everyday job, but I also play guitar & drums. I love music, movies and many more art related things.