High Artist Spotlight: David Johann Abadiano

A Graphic Designer/Illustrator by profession, David Johann Abadiano started drawing at an early age. His first job was in animation before moving to Graphic Design for Advertising. He loves the Pop Art style of having flat and opaque colors, cartooning and character drawing. He still searches for better ways to improve his skills and adopts styles and techniques along the way to polish his talent.
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We recently asked David about his inspirations:

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Q: Where do you find your creative inspiration?

A: "It's always spontaneous. I find inspiration in my surroundings, from people, structures and nature. Some comes from digital media, things I've red and movies I've watched. I have this thingy of shadow drawing like drawing in the air (not literally) just to have it recorded into my head. "

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Q: Why do you do what you do?

A: "It's a like a food for my soul. It gives me a sense of freedom, peace and well-being. It's also my escape from all the noise and chaos around me. "

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Q: What art/artist do you most identify with?

A: "Honestly I have no idea. I create whatever comes to my head. Tho I marvel the works of Salvador Dali, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jim Lee, Frank Frazetta, Jamie Hewlett, Shepard Fairey, Bansky to name a few. "

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Q: What role does an artist have in society?

A: "A role create awareness, communication, inspiration and beautification. Using art as a tool of communicating with the masses, whether in a subtle or vulgar approach. I believe Art has no boundaries, but art should be respectful. "

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Q: What is your artistic outlook on life?

A: "To view and live in a world of fun-filled colors of love, peace and healthy living. Where art is always on the positive, good vibes of things. "

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Q: What advice would you give to your younger self?

A: "Grab every opportunity that comes along. Believe in yourself. Be mindful."

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