Andrea Innocent loves drawing. She loves making pictures. Digital or analog. She started her career in fashion and textiles, before moving into photography, animation and interactive media. It wasn’t until she moved to Japan that she rediscovered her love of telling stories through pictures. Her work combines a strong sense of colour and graphics, blended with photographic and textural elements to create curious collages and characters.
Joining the Jacky Winter Group in 2007, Andrea’s clients have included Melbourne Recital Centre, Libra Hearts, Toyota Corolla, Cadbury Australia, Rolling Stone Magazine, Nylon Magazine US, The Age, Weekend Australia Magazine, Clemenger BBDO and many others. She currently shares a Melbourne studio with the lovely and talented Cat Rabbit, Callum Addis and Lauren Nicholson, and her Cardigan Corgi Pickles McGerkin.
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Train, bus, bike, or other:
Legs, feet with a corgi strutting alongside me ;–)
What's the most important object in your studio?
My favourite pencil… being the one closest to my hand at the time.
Paper or Plastic?
Paper, paper, paper.
If you could resurrect one no longer living person to have lunch with, knowing you will have to return them to the grave right after coffee, who would it be?
Nagi Noda. I wouldn’t take her back though… she had so much more to do here.
Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.
Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?
Maybe I’m upside down and he’s the right way up?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Turns out there’s not much of a market for wood chucking… that question is no longer relevant.
Favourite client so far?
The one that’s about to call me…
Favourite imaginary client?
How does your mother describe your profession?
Illustrator/Artist… she’s totally hip to it.
Coffee or tea?
Coffee, now and forever. I do have a crush on teacake though.
What's your earliest drawing memory?
Watching my Dad draw me while I drew him.
How do you prefer to spend your mornings?
Sorting administrivia, then ramping up for an afternoon of drawing.
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