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Playful and Sinister !? // Tyler Spangler.!

Jan / 2015 by
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Playful and Sinister !? // Tyler Spangler.!

Meet designer and artist Tyler Spangler from California.

He helped make this interview look more fun by adding in exclamation marks and we didn’t have the heart to take them out.

 

Austere

Tell us a little bit about yourself!

Tyler Spangler

I love to surf, make art, experiment with food, hang out with my wife and dog, listen to Electric Wizard, play computer games, watch The Office, and go on road trips.!

 

 

A

Why do you make art?!

TS

I make art because it makes me feel good and I want to add more color to the world.!

 

 

A

What do you think of your work?!

TS

I think my work is a good combination of playful and sinister.!

 

 

A

What’s your favorite piece or series you’ve ever done (if any)?!

TS

I love doing face distortions. It questions the digital person, self perception, and sharing.!

 

 

A

Who/what are you inspired by?!

TS

Dark slow music, solitude, surfing, and food.!

 

 

A

What (if anything) do you want your art to accomplish?!

TS

I want it to make people want to create something of their own. I also want people to lose themselves in it.!

 

 

A

What would you choose for your last meal?!

TS

Hudsons Hamburger (Coeur D’ Alene restaurant), slice of Apizza Scholz (Portland restaurant), Pad See-Ew from Cholada (Malibu restaurant), and a slice of Apple Mountain Berry from Julian Pie Co (Julian Restaurant).!

 

 

A

Is there anything else you’d like to add?!

TS

Make something everyday and do what you want!

 

Keep up with Spangler’s work at: http://tylerspangler.com/

 

!! :*

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