LAUNA WINSHIP // Interview

Hey there everyone!Today I am feeling super excited because.... Today is the day where harperlarper.com will be having it's very first ever interview!!! Eeek! I am SO EXCITED!

Recently I came across Launa Winship and her super duper, incredible, wonderful art. I found her art just so eye catching and interesting! Through her art Launa creates really cool pop art collages where she creates amazing effects that you just cannot take your eyes off! I was amazed.

SO, I thought could I interview this super talented artist and learn a little more about her and her art?

And thank you so much to Launa for being so kind and agreeing to let me interview her! I really hope all of you enjoy reading it and learning about Launa and her wonderful talents as much as I did... And without any further ado, HERE IS THE INTERVIEW...

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Are there any particular artists whose style inspires you and your art? Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein,  Gonkar Gyatso and Cameron Gray.

How long have you been Creating and Collaging for? I've creating since I could hold a pencil properly and began collaging at the age of 10. It began with documenting my life in a scrapbook then slowly over the last decade turned into my artistic practise!

Whilst in high school and university I was advised against collage, and I was forced to experiment with different mediums and styles. In the long run I am happy this happened as it is important to experiment! 

Are there any specific ‘rituals’ that you go through before creating? Do you eat something special? Listen to some groovy tunes? 

I normally have the Simspons playing on in the background. Being an artist can sometimes get lonely, so the constant talking keeps me sane!

What are some specific materials that you often use in your art works? At this stage in my artistic practise I have been drawn to glitter, stickers, metallic paper and anything shiny I can get my hands on.
Do you ever find yourself stuck? How do you overcome this?
Yes I do, when this happens I do administrative chores, like update my website. Once I get all this out of the way I tend to find inspiration again!


Tell us about any cool happenings in your near future! 
I am about to put on a solo show at Workshop Bar in Melbourne City. The opening night is 3rd of July and the show will run till the 24th of July

What are 5 words that describe Launa Winship?
Adventurous, energetic, spontaneous, ambitious and caring.

What is your favourite material to use when your in the mood for creation? GLITTER.

Do you have any suggestions or recommendations for young creatives? Take on board criticism but never let it stop you from what you want! There's always going to be people that don't like your work, forget about them!

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Thank you SO much Launa, it is has been so interesting to learn more about you and your talents! I hope that you all enjoy reading this and learning a little more about this super talented artist!

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Aren't these cats just the coolest?! The second I came across them through Launa's instagram I couldn't take my eyes off them! I thought that the way that she has created such an amazing 3D affect was just incredible!

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For more of Launa's works and check even MORE wonderful stuff - CLICK >HERE< or >HERE< or >HERE<

I hope everyone is having a super week!

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