Mike's artwork is as impressive as his answers are short (so will be this introduction :)
listening to when we come to visit you?
Can you tell us more about yourself, who are you, where are you from,what do you do?
I ATTEMPT TO MAKE WHAT MUSICIANS DO SEEM A LITTLE MORE INTERESTING THAN IT ACTUALLY IS
I WAS A POOR STUDENT, I DID AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE IN SCHOOL
When did you start drawing?
Did you follow any course or did you improve by drawing in the marginsof your schoolbooks?
I MOSTLY LEARNED DESIGN BY DESIGNING
ART IS MY ONLY JOB
I LOVE MODERN ART AND TRASH
Today are you living from your art, or do you do something else for a living ?
Are you collaborating with magazines/fanzines, regularly?
Where does your influence come from?
PAUL RAND, SAUL BASS, JEFF KLEINSMITHIs there any artists/graphistsyou particularly like, what are your influences?
What are the principal steps in your work ?
Do you do everything by hand or on computer?
How long does it take you to do a poster?
You have a very distinctive style, are you doing only what you feellike or if tomorrow somebody asks you an oil painting with horsesrunning out of water with a sunset backdrop, is it a problem or areyou up for it ?
For which band have you already worked for?
For which band would you love to work?
Do you choose the artists yourself?
What is the most difficult part in designing a poster ?
Do you think you are part of a "Graphic Scene", if so who else ?
You will attend Flatstock 2012, is it the first time you take part ofsuch an event ?
What are you expecting from it ?
A bit of self-promotion, take advantage of it, it's free, where can wesee your work , on the web or in real life?
The best praise you received lately?
What can we wish you for the future?