What is your name and your current occupation?
I’m Lois van Baarle and I’m a freelance illustrator/animator workingÂ in the Netherlands.
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
I am sometimes ashamed to admit that I have never really had a ‘real’Â job until becoming a freelance illustrator/animator. As soon as IÂ graduated from college I was getting enough job offers to startÂ working independently, so that’s what I did! So I’ve had a lucky lifeÂ of not having to work random side jobs and basically only ever havingÂ earned money by drawing or animating.
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
I’m really proud to have directed ‘The Art of Pho’, an online motionÂ comic (artofpho.submarinechannel.com). Besides being a really
interesting multimedia project, it was really great to direct aÂ project from beginning to end. I also really enjoyed contributing a
few tutorials to D’Artiste Fashion Design by Ballistic Publishing, aÂ publisher that I’ve looked up to for many years now!
How did you become interested in animation?
I decided to study animation in high school because I was determinedÂ to Continue reading