Interview with the Irish illustrator, Paul McMahon a.k.a The Rusted Pixel
In french, ‘glander’ means waste time, slack off, procrastinate. Do you think your name in french applies to you?
Well, everyone goofs around sometimes, right? I hope so. I don’t really procrastinate much, but there is a lot of structured slacking in my life. Taking weird, long breaks in the middle of my workday to nap or skateboard is an integral part of my process. I would be hugely burnt out and uninspired out if I didn’t fit some time-wasting time into each day. Idk, maybe I’ve been subconsciously shaped by my name. I’m guess okay with that!
Julian Glander - illustrator and animator, currently based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Amongst other things, Julian is currently working on a game – available real soon : LOVELY WEATHER WE’RE HAVING
“A 3D explorer about weird, cool, beautiful things that sometimes happen in the outdoor world.”
Tell us something about this illustration, ‘Nordic Feelings’
I did this illustration after a long road trip in Sweden and Denmark.
I am fascinated by their culture, landscape and atmosphere.
Have you ever been at Skagen beach early in the morning?