If you owned a shop, what would you name it and what kind of shop would it be?
Gumtree. It would be a gift shop carrying only handmade goods (think Etsy) and my own products. There would be a space for writer’s as well as a coffee and tea bar.
Which art style would you most like to try?
Street art; mostly poster bombs (stickers) not spray paint, but I’m too chicken. LOL
If you were given the chance to be transported inside a work of fiction, which one would you choose?
Who would play you in a movie?
What what your favorite cartoon/TV show when you were a child?
What are your favorite TV shows now?
Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Firefly, Heroes, and Avatar.
What was your favorite toy of all of times?
Two actually: My Snoopy doll that I have had since I was about three years old and a sock monkey that my grandmother made me when I was young; I still have both. Oh and, HAPPY 103rd BIRTHDAY GRANDMA! Her birthday was yesterday. :)
What kind of art supplies do you like to collect?
Old maps, vintage texts, old postcards and photos.
What is your biggest artistic pleasure?
Collage. I love watching it evolve. My favorite collage pieces are the ones where I have forced myself to cover up the layers underneath and build, sometimes obscuring all but an inch of the original layers.
If you had the power the change one thing in this world, what would that be?
Oooo tough one. It is a toss up between eliminating prejudice and reversing the negative impact that we have had on the planet. In the end though I think I would have to go with the latter.
What is the best book you have ever read in the last year?
I have a few favorites but would have to say that the one I just finished was outstanding: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. I love her writing style and she really did her homework on the subject matter.
What is your favorite kind of music? Least favorite?
My favorite is anything that makes me want to move, dance, or create. Techno, gothic, alternative, folk, classical, just about anything. My favorite groups are pretty eclectic: Johnny Hollow, Shawn Colvin, E.S.Posthumus, Apocalyptica (you gotta love three guys doing Metallica on cello hehe), White Zombie, JunkieXL, Amr Diab, Natacha Atlas, RJD2 (thank you Jiji), James Blunt, Dean Martin, Louis Armstrong…too many to name.
I LOVE movie and game soundtracks, my favorite all-timers being the soundtracks from the Myst: Exile game and the movie Amelie. Soundtracks are incredible to write to.
My least favorite is the Carpenters after seeing the movie 1408.
What’s the only food you will not eat?
Haggus is at the top of the list. Sorry Logan. hehe
Tell us 3 things about yourself (2 of them true, and 1 untrue) and let’s see if we can figure out which of these is fantasy.
I was once offered an internship at Disney Animation.
I once spent 14 days on Waikiki Beach and ate nothing but sushi for breakfast and lunch every day from a hotel buffet.
I’ve ridden a thoroughbred racehorse around a racetrack at full speed.