Stéphanie Kilgast - sculptor, painter, online educator
Stephanie Kilgast is a German born sculptor and painter who now resides in France. Inspired by natural forms, Stéphanie’s artwork focusses on nature and biodiversity. Plants, mushrooms, insects and other animals are brought to life in vivid, vibrant colours in the form of her painted sculptures.
Stephanie sculpts with polymer clay, paints in various mediums and teaches her art form online and on Youtube, where she has a attracted a huge audience to her work.
Stephanie is an amazing teacher, and her Youtube channel offers a huge array of free videos to get you started, if working with epoxy clay is at all of interest to you.
TO MAKE ART OF VALUE YOU HAVE TO BE REALLY CONNECTED TO YOURSELF
Stephanie chats about:
how she started in miniature foods
her early days on Etsy
her concern about climate change
how her environmental concern translate into art
using epoxy clay
elements of nature that fascinate and inspire her
her painting process
her loose preparation
other peoples’ sketchbooks
her use of social media
advice if you thinking of art as a career
market driven vs. internally driven art