Name: Derek Nobbs
Location: Somewhere in the West
Job: Freelance Creative
Derek what are your earliest memories related to art? What were your first artistic experiences?
I remember sitting at the little desk my dad built in my room in California drawing dinosaurs with sharp teeth in neon colors. I couldn’t have been more than 5 or 6, that’s my first memory of actually drawing.
Who or what made you become an illustrator -graphic designer?
I got tired of doing what I was doing at the time and had always dabbled in design on the side. I wanted to do something that allowed me to still work on my terms and allowed me the freedom to pick who I got to work with, and after all, I have a degree in graphic design. I love working one on one with people and brands I respect and admire so it seemed like the right move to make and I’m glad I did. It’s been very rewarding and I’ve met some amazing makers, creatives, businesses, and all around good hearted people along the way. Continue Reading