Who are you :
Your current job :
Freelance illustrator and painter
In which city are you located?
A word to define what kind of worker you are :
What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
Behance and all the major inspiring websites about art and creativity, plus of course the tools I use daily for my work (brushes, paint, etc)
What does your office space look like?
The painting area is basically an attic loft where I try to work using only natural light in absolute silence
What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
preferably none, sometimes classical music or opera.
Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
I usually organize my work trying to use as much of the daylight as possible, leaving the stuff I can do with artificial light to the evening. However, I also try to do my best to satisfy the needs of my clients, so I may change my usual timetable in order to stay in the deadline.
What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
During the work session, I make some short breaks in order to always have the necessary energy.
You're better than your colleagues to :
Create pieces of art according to my personal style, feeling and approach, without paying attention to current fashion.
What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
You must judge your works using the same strictness you would use for judging others' works.
What is your best tip for saving time ?
I do not strictly concentrate on saving time. To do things well takes time.
What is your routine start and end of the day ?
I start my day having a rich breakfast, I work hard in the morning, I stop for lunch and then I restart working for the whole afternoon, and if it is necessary, after dinner during the night.
Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?