1xRUN Thru Interview
Roll Your Own by Elliot Francis Stewart
1xRUN: Tell us a little bit about this piece, how long did this piece take?
Elliot Francis Stewart: This piece was specifically illustrated and painted for 1xRUN. I wanted to draw a sexy girl rolling a cigarette and I got carried away. It took me about 24 hours from start to finish.
1xRUN: What materials were used to create this piece?
Elliot Francis Stewart: It is a mix of ink and watercolour on paper.
1xRUN: What is unique about this piece? Why should people buy this print?
Elliot Francis Stewart: You don’t see people rolling cigarettes much these days.
1xRUN: Describe this piece in one gut reaction word.
Elliot Francis Stewart: A-lil-over-the-top.
1xRUN: When did you first start making art? What was your first piece?
Elliot Francis Stewart: I don’t even remember to be honest. I drew a blue ghost.
1xRUN: What artists inspired you early on? What artists inspire you now?
Elliot Francis Stewart: Early on I was very inspired by The Beano Mag. Today I am really inspired by my friends.
1xRUN: Do you listen to music while you work? If so what?
Elliot Francis Stewart: I typically find myself listening to oldies radio stations.
1xRUN: If you could collaborate with any living artist who would it be and why? Any deceased artists?
Elliot Francis Stewart: Sergio Aragones because he’s amazing! For the latter it would be Will Eisner to pick his amazing brain.
1xRUN: What was the first piece of art that you bought? Do you still have it?
Elliot Francis Stewart: I’ve yet to buy a piece of art.