Question: What drew you to illustration/design? Eberhard: I´ve always wanted to draw. When I was little I took classes at the Hamburg Kunsthalle and applied for the studies of fine arts. But then I rather studied illustration and started working as a freelance artist right afterwards. Question: Where do you live? Eberhard: In Hamburg. Question: Can you describe your studio for me? Eberhard: I have a studio in a commercial building in Hamburg-Altona. On one side there is my desk filled with computers and on the other side is the analog side with the easel, palettes on the table and airbrush utensils. Question: What is your biggest inspiration? Eberhard: Art and painting of all centuries. Question: How do you get the best ideas? Eberhard: With intense research, quite often in the internet now. Question: What technique do you use? Eberhard: Digitally I work with 3D and a lot with photoshop and analog with airbrush, oil, acrylic and tempera. Question: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed. Eberhard: I quite like all my projects because I always learn from them by working myself into the theme. Question: Do you keep a sketchbook? Eberhard: Yes, several, but I hardly use them now. I did quite a lot when I still taught. Question: What are your hobbies? Eberhard: I don´t have any time for hobbies, of course :) Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? Eberhard: A Painter. Question: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to? Eberhard: Quadrocentro, Italy. Actually I am quite happy in this century, we are very privileged in Europe at this time, with such a long stretch without any war. Question: What kind of music do you listen to? Eberhard: Renaissance music, Elisabethan music, Barock like Bach or Haendel operas, Noise, Grunge. Question: What is the funniest thing you have ever done? Eberhard: I am not funny at all. Question: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator? Eberhard: No. Question: Do you collect anything? Eberhard: Pieces of scrap, rusty iron. Question: Do you have a favorite game? Eberhard: Chess, Carrcassone, Scip-Bo, Lara Croft, Collin Mcrae, MotoGP.
Bosch, DAK, Hartmann, Vanish, Procter & Gamble, Collonil, Queisser Pharma, zewa, Olympus, tesa, Toshiba, VfA
Essen: kambodschanische Speisen
Getränk: Rotwein (Syrah), Weisswein (Grauburgunder)