About the artist
Words from jimiyo:
Luke sent me so many awesome designs! I might have to go against my gut and eventually go with all the other designs, even though they aren't the typical type of designs that I think some of ye ole TeeFerocious members would fancy. We'll see. In the meanwhile, how bout this tasty treat?! I love that its a very smart design. ART!
Tell us about this design:
It's the 'Father of science fiction' Jules Verne, sitting on a bench, daydreaming away. Behind the glaze of his eyes he dreams of sentient balloons, paddle driven underwater craft and spacecraft manned by a chimp called Henri. What a plum! Its said that for many years Verne's writings were seen as being below intelligent adults, i often feel the same about my work, and all the better for it.
Tell us about yourself:
My name is Luke Drozd, i live in London and i make things. Lots of things. Lots of different things. Some are good, some are not. Etc.
Are there any ongoing art projects you would like to promote?
I'm a bit of a compulisve maker so from the time of writing this to it being seen by the world, things may have moved on to a point im not yet aware of. There are, as ever, a variety of things in the pipeline so pop over to Lukedrozd.com or send me an email if you want to know whats going on. There is also the Gigposters.com book coming out soon which features some of my work as well as a host of other swell arty types from round the globe and more can be read about that at http://www.gigposters.com/book/
Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years with your art career or other?
I guess i just want to continue to make things i love, whatever that may be or mean, without worrying too much about where they fit in the grand scheme of things. I hope i will be in a place where i am still challenging myself and enjoying every minute of it. I would also like to have made some sort of toy by then. Everyone loves toys...
You win a million dollars. How would you spend or invest it?
I would buy lots of erasers, i can never find one when i need one. It makes me really angry, unfeasibly so. I would then commission someone to make a sort of holster for them so they be permanently to hand. I'd also buy two big cakes, one for me and one to share.
What's your opinion or lack of on the possible Apocalypse of 2012?
First i've heard about it. Im for it...
Any shout outs?