Author: Lisa Hassell
Lisa is an illustrator, design writer & founder of Inkygoodness.
As Creative Director of Inkygoodness; an international platform for artists & illustrators, Lisa has curated exhibitions and events across the UK and Europe, showcasing a diverse selection of up and coming creative talent from across the globe. With a growing network of friends and connections within the design community, Lisa has contributed articles to numerous magazines and blogs and is a regular contributor to Digital Arts magazine, focusing on illustration and industry trends.
Humour is simple
99 Problems is about mundane day-to-day strifes endured by a world famous rapper. I find it much better to be drawing from life experiences – a problem for you could be a problem for anyone else in the world - Jay Z included.
Focus on the funny
Humour has to be at the centre of everything within an image – the less distractions the better. It can be drawn from references or established preconceptions. If you’re familiar with the subject matter it makes it far easier to play and have fun with.
Ali Graham (UK)