“Editorial research—Patrick Vale”

Pat is one of the illustrators I had to include in this research, as his pieces are simply spectacular. The patience, precisions, and determination needed to create one of these huge skylines is incredible.

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“HotHouse Talk—Lakwena”

This is the second time I saw Lakwena—we’ve visited her studio as part of our “studio culture week” at the beginning of this academic year. During that visit she was a little rushed, apparently she had a big deadline the next day and had plenty on her mind and hands. However, since I liked her work and personality, I decided to go to her talk even though I was already familiar with her work. She didn’t disappoint. This was the best talk I saw here so far, with Lakwena sharing her very beginnings, inspiration, and lessons learnt, as well as her final big and successful pieces.

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