Sunday, 15 July 2012

Spotlight Sunday - Erin Allen

Ladies and Gentlemen.....or Spotlight Sunday this week...I introduce you to. the most wonderful work of....(fanfare please)....Erin Allen!

What’s your name?

Erin Allen

In what form does your creating take?
illustration, Portraiture and Leather Work

Describe your business?

Floundering! No seriously.......misguided! My primary focus is portraiture and illustration which is also applied to a collection of medieval style leather satchels and handbags.

What are you offering?

Custom illustration and portraiture and unique leather accessories

How did you get started on your present art/craft?

My mother bought me art supplies for my second birthday...

In a word, describe your creative process?


What inspires you the most?

Music, nature, and the soul behind the eyes.

Who inspires you the most?

Jeff Martin, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Justin Hayward, David Gilmour, Brom, Frank Frazetta, John Jude Palencar, Brian Froud, Roger Dean, and so many more...

Where does the magic happen?

In the strangest corner of my mind!

What’s the most valuable piece of advice you can give someone considering starting up a business as a creator?

I’ll let you know when I discover it for myself!

Any other advice?

Strike when the muse is hot!

Where else can you and or your work be found on-line? Website:

A big thanks to Erin for sharing her work and joining in the interview....your work is wonderfully inspiring :o)

If you would like to be profiled....go and see the post about Spotlight Sunday....and join in the fun and be a part of this group of Makers and will be glad you did.....more importantly WE will be glad you did!


Bev said...

Ooooops! That's David Gilmour!! not David Glamour (don't know who that might be!)

Sue Simpson said...

And that's spellchecker for you!!!! Grrrr! lol. Have changed it now :o)

Anita said...

Beautiful work, Erin. Penetrating eyes. I love your depiction of older faces.

Steve Smith said...

Some beautiful work. Love the colours and the atmosphere achieved in your art. :o)