Artist Interview: John Holcroft


L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”
John Holcroft: “Rotherham, South Yorkshire, UK”


John Holcroft, passport, copyrighted,

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L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”
John Holcroft: “Illustrator”

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Artist Interview: Chuck Marshall

Chuck Marshall, oil painter, artist

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L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”
Chuck Marshall: “Umm, Wilmington Ohio.”


L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”
Chuck Marshall: “Artist / Oil Painter”


Chuck Marshall, still life painting

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Artist Interview: Yenthlyn Harmon

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Yenthlyn Harmon
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L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”
Yenthlyn Harmon: “Originally I’m from Oak Grove, KY. It’s a super small city near an Air Force Base.”


L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”
Yenthlyn Harmon: “I’m actually trying to start my own business selling hand-sculpted jewelry and art. So basically, I’m a self-employed artist at this point. I’ve found I’m much happier working for myself because I know what I want, you know?”

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Artist Interview: Taylor Hayes

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L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”
Taylor Hayes: “My hometown is Roanoke, Virginia. It is about 2 hours north of where I currently live, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It’s not too far, but just far enough.”


L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”
Taylor Hayes: “
As a visual artist (visit Taylor Hayes’s official site), I work in mixed media, which basically means whenever I create a piece I use multiple mediums in overlapping layers. Sometimes those mediums are acrylic paint, pencil, pen, marker, collage, screen printing, you name it. I stick to 2-dimensional art for the most part and sometimes I play around with design but my main focus is on printmaking and painting.

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Artist Interview: Mark Marshall

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As an attempt to support other artists — of any type — I will occasionally post some interviews of people who work in a particular artistic vocation. These interviews allow for a closer look into different artists’ lives and raises awareness for their talents. The first artist in this series is Mark Marshall, a professional photographer.

L. N. Holmes: “Where is your hometown?”
Mark Marshall: “Wherever I live. Okay, originally Wilmington, Ohio. To be even more specific, it was a wide spot in the road named New Antioch, Ohio.”

L. N. Holmes: “What is your chosen artistic profession?”
Mark Marshall: “My chosen artistic profession is photography and I generally do landscapes/ cityscapes but I also use the images I get to blend with scripture, poems, personal writings and quotes to express my views and outlooks on life.”

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