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Steve Scott

Steve Scott is a london based Illustrator and animator. Juxtapoz magazine described him as ‘witty, compelling, completely inspiring and diverse.’

His work has appeared in the Pictoplasma Berlin Character Design festival, the New York Guggenheim, BA British Animation awards and behind Led Zeppelin at their 2007 re-union concert. Clients have included Nokia, Wired Magazine, E.on, Ferrero, Sony Ericsson, Volvo & Modular records amongst others. He takes his tea black with no sugar. Ta.

Currently Living in:

London

Train, bus, bike, or other:

A ‘Big Daddy’ Roth style custom car please!

What's the most important object in your studio?

My head.

Paper or Plastic?

Papery plastic.

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?

Would this be a zombie lunch? Would they smell? Initially I thought Herge, but I don’t speak French or Dutch, so my current obsession is Elizabethan Mage and spy, Dr John Dee. Bring it on.

Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.

From personal experience I know this involves stammering out a million words a second about nothing in particular whilst looking for the nearest exit.

Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?

Leave the tortoise alone.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

I wooden know.

Favourite client so far?

The one that keeps coming back.

Favourite imaginary client?

Godzilla, Fu Manchu or Dracula.

How does your mother describe your profession?

“my son draws cartoons.”

Coffee or tea?

Tea since I was a baby, according to my mum.

What's your earliest drawing memory?

That would be drawing CP30 and R2D2 fighting space ships with rayguns riding on top of the millennium falcon. This was before I had seen the film.

How do you prefer to spend your mornings?

Lying in a hammock, on a tropical island, reading a great book, sipping from a drink.

Steve on the JW blog

Steve Scott for Deutsche Post
Steve Scott for ‘The Great Gran and Grampout’
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