photo: Birdman (birdmanphotos.com)
Interview with GREG SIMKINS:
Your childhood ambition:
To be a veterinarian or work with animals. Also to make cartoons : )
Something you treasure:
Your worst habit:
Getting distracted easily.
The aspect of your work that’s most important to you:
Sketching in my small sketchbooks and creating stories.
Your first job:
Janitor age 12. I worked there 4 years while also working at a kennel washing and walking dogs. Also was volunteering at a veterinary hospital. At 17 I quit those jobs to deliver pizzas for a couple years, then waited tables and did freelance art through college.
Someone whose work you highly recommend:
Dead: Emanuel Leutze.
See more of Greg Simkins’ work here.