My friend Anders Thyr is an extremely talented illustrator and designer, and I’m quite a fan of his work. His ongoing Weltschmerz Bears series, for instance, manages to be both whimsical and deeply thought-provoking, and it has gotten me pondering the ways humor can open a subversive back door into my intellect.
I have also wondered about the technical process he employs, though. I know absolutely nothing about print making, so how one gets from idea to the actual work of art hanging on the wall has been an utter mystery. Until now. Anders has produced a video walking us through that very process, step by step, in fascinating detail, and it turns out that the methods he uses are far more involved that you might have imagined.
So this ArtSunday, we offer a note of gratitude to Thyr for pulling back the curtain and revealing how he produces these wonderful works of art.