RESiNMAG.COM: Where were you Born?
NATHAN WYBURN: Abergavenny, South Wales, UK
RESiNMAG.COM: Where do you reside?
NATHAN WYBURN: My permanent home is with my parents in Ebbw Vale, Wales, but currently live in Cardiff for my university degree.
RESiNMAG.COM: How old were you when you realized you had artistic talent?
NATHAN WYBURN: I was about 14 when i really got into my art, i would sit down and draw with my father, and as i got to do it in school more, and then throughout college it became a very huge part of my life.
RESiNMAG.COM: What was your first completed piece of?
NATHAN WYBURN: My first big noteable piece would be a piece i did for my college course where i created a 7ft by 5ft self portrait of myself, which i belive still hangs in my college hallway.
RESiNMAG.COM: Is that when you new that is what you wanted to do with your life?
NATHAN WYBURN: It was around then yes, maybe not exactly that piece but in college was the time when i was taking this serious as a potential life career path.
RESiNMAG.COM: How would you describe your own work in a sentence?
NATHAN WYBURN: Oh gosh, urm.. my Youtube work is educational, entertaining and extremly fun to create and get the feeback i do from youtubers.
RESiNMAG.COM: What style of painting are you ? More than one which is your favorite?
NATHAN WYBURN: I tend to work in portraiture more than anything else, realistic graphite and paint pieces, bu occationally odd mediums such as chocolate and marmite on toast.
RESiNMAG.COM: What kind of schooling have you had?
NATHAN WYBURN: I had passed my GCSE’s with 4 B’s 3A’s and 2A*’s on of which being art, aswell as my A levels where i got an A in photography and B in art and a C in geography, then on to do a foundation degree where i achieved a Distinction, and a qualification in film studies and life drawing, which ha sbrought me onto my univeristy degre im currently in the first year of.
RESiNMAG.COM: What or who inspires you to paint and what you paint?
NATHAN WYBURN: The celebrities i have drawn on Youtube are often people im fans of myself, people that entertain me and make me happy, so its like im giving something back to them, i also take requests off people.
RESiNMAG.COM: Were would you like to be in 5 yrs?
NATHAN WYBURN: Hopefully passed my university degree, maybe doing a teaching or tattoo’ing apprentership, or in a nice studio creating commisions. I also adore the idea of maybe working with TV, possibly childrens/family tv where im creating such video works, such as the program Art Attack.
RESiNMAG.COM: How do you want your art to be seen or described by other people?
NATHAN WYBURN: I just want people to enjoy it, i dont mind peopl’s opinions, its part of being an artist, you accept them and learn, i want people to look at what i’ve done from nothing and realise the benfits you can get if you really try.
RESiNMAG.COM: Do you have any advice or wise words for up and coming artists?
NATHAN WYBURN: Just keep at it, theres time when you think.. nothing can surely come of me doing this, i need a “real” job, but if it makes you happy, you stick at it.
RESiNMAG.COM: What is the most expensive piece you ever sold?
NATHAN WYBURN: I once sold an A2 paitning of heath ledgers joker for £200, thats the most expensive to date.
RESiNMAG.COM: What are you working on right now?
NATHAN WYBURN: Just my university work and a few commissions ive got to do on the side from people who have got in contact with me after viewing my Youtube.
RESiNMAG.COM: Anything you would like to plug?
NATHAN WYBURN: Just a link to my youtube and such would be great, im assuming its going to be in here anyway 🙂 Also i think using screen shots of my videos could be awesome in the article, aswell as the videos themselves if you can do that on there? maybe a photo of myself so people are familier with me? hope to hear from you very soon!! Take Care Nathan.