Illustrator Interview: Seniorita Polyester
Costa Rica-based illustrator Seniorita Polyester collaborated with Roller Monkey on making the cover for “Between Two Waves” volume A.
Here is our interview with her.
1. Can you give me a short presentation of yourself and your art?
I’m seniorita polyester and i like to make illustrations and collages. Also i love scissors and knives.
2. What are you working on right now?
I’m working on some drawings for an upcoming exhibition and on some stuff for my etsy store. At the same time i’m working with my boyfriend (Roller Monkey) on our studio project and also we have a button factory called “Fábrica de Pines”
3. What are your favorite tools?
Mind and hands. Sometimes Photoshop.
4. How do you begin / conceptualize a project?
I don’t know. Every project is different, but generally i like make illustrations about personal feelings.
5. Who / what are your greatest Visual Inspirations?
Everything is a visual inspiration but i really like the work of Eduardo Recife, Richard Colman, Mark Ryden and some others.
6. Is music or other forms of art an inspiration? If so, what do you listen to?
Music is always an inspiration, i love to work with music on. My favourite singer is John Frusciante, i love him. Some of the genres i listen are screamo, folk, americana.
7. Describe an average working day.
I wake up late, i can’t wake up early! It’s a curse hahaha. Then i have my breakfast (tea and sometimes cereal) in front of the computer (near my boyfriend) and check my emails, reader, orders in the button factory. It takes me a lot of time to start to work, i’m lazy.
8. What are your future plans? Any exciting things you are looking forward to?
Finish the website of our studio project is one of the most important things to do right now. Also i want to travel and try to be more organized with my work. In some years I would love to have a bakery and a house in the woods.
9. How would you like to end this interview?
Espero que les haya gustadooooo… Chau!
You can see more of Seniorita Polyester’s work here: