Interview with designer Gabriela Delgado (GD), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Loving Nature Visual Art.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Interview with Gabriela Delgado at Sunday 13th of April 2014: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
GD : The beauty of nature

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
GD : Bring a message of love and respect for Mother Earth and all living thing.

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
GD : May the implicit message reaches the viewer and make known my art work

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
GD : About a six months. Creating every day, working hard but pleasantly, over time this allows the artist matures its technique, ideas and concepts.

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
GD : Because I think we should return to the values ​​of ecological awareness and love of nature and all living things. This is a project of self-motivation that not only captures the beauty, contains a message that is sometimes more important than the work itself.

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
GD : These designs are created for the world, are not used by a company. I have planned reproduction and sale. I think my art is not mine, I'm just a creative medium like many other artists. My motto is "If my art fills you with joy and feeds your soul I have achieved my goal"

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
GD : The design contains characteristics of each artist, which are linked to their values, ideas and ways of seeing life. This is a part of my expression that gift to the world. I think an artist is never quiet, should be in action, always creating and thinking of something new.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
GD : I admire many artists, painters and designers, but in this case, I must make mention of Henri Rousseau and Henri Matisse.

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
GD : For those who love art and nature. For designers who need to beautify the atmospheres; for art collectors and for anyone who wants to have beauty, color and nature in their home. Also for children; i have very good references with the main image of this design, a two year old girl every day looks at the painting for a long time, she likes the red bird and the flowers.

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
GD : The difference is in the particular style of each artist. There may be similarity on concepts and subjects, but never will be like another, as I mentioned earlier, the design always takes the emotions and values ​​of each artist. We are all human beings but each of us has something special , we are unique ...

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
GD : Because my work is related to love, interaction and nature protection. There is an explicit message between the relationship of humans with nature and animals.

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
GD : It is a mixed media work. Digital artwork, painting and freehand drawing, some vectors.

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
GD : The application of color, the cheerful and naive character of my work

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
GD : It is a work of mine, with the techniques and skills I have gained through my study and my work.

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
GD : I've worked with design programs that are becoming more innovative. The digital work has the advantage of being easily reproduced and can fit almost any visual requirement.

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
GD : My work comes from the study and research of painting and nature observation. In this particular case, observation and research were the most important tools that allowed me to shape the different botanical species and the animal characteristics taken to my own style or narrative.

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
GD : In principle, get the set works without being equal but keeping the same style, to reach a cheerful mood and naive, but above all, to convey the harmonious message of love and respect for nature.

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
GD : Because I want my work to be known in the world to carry my message. Participate in international design events gives prestige to the designer.

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
GD : I improved in other painting techniques something that are not always learned in the courses, but with the constant work and sometimes through trial and error. On the other hand, i always want to improve my work but I am satisfied with the final result, what makes me grow personally and spiritually.

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
GD : The most important thing for me when I get a job is the soul of the audience, arouse positive emotions. Obviously I am clear that art is not complacent, but it is satisfying to see the expression of a client when admires the work. Love is the message I want to bring in all my work, also emotions.