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Who/What/When/Where/Why/How – Gavin Derby

Who is your favourite artist/designer/photographer out there at the moment?
Roy Lichtenstein

What is your favourite thing that you’ve ever made/drawn/photographed?

When life gets a bit monotonous, dreary, predictable and dull, how do you motivate yourself to keep going?
The contents of the fabricators skip!

Where do you get your inspiration?
The contents of the fabricators skip!

Why did you start crafting?
I learnt to weld as a hobby and found I saw things in the scrap pile that others didn’t. Took a few evening classes and made sculptures. Sold some. Got a commission. Sold more. Redundancy from a job that became boring give me a chance and those I respected all thought I was going to be an artist. Regrets are the things you never do. So I became a sculptor.

How do you spend your free time if you aren’t crafting?
Safety Marshal at Donington Park. 2nd photo. I’m in orange.

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