Who are you? Where are you based?
My name is Axis, my base is in Granada, Spain.
When and why did you first start making your art?
I was a kid when everything started, copying animal images and portraits before being 10 years old.
What inspires your artwork?
Graffiti and pixel art are my main influences. Many contemporary artists as @inti.artist or @belin.es inspires me.
Do you remember the first piece you made?
I can remember the first time i felt proud of my work. I was 8 years old and i painted a bunch of penguins from a science magazine as homework.
What's the biggest piece you've ever made?
Probably a 40ft wall in Granada.
What is your art workspace like?
My art workspace is also my home, so I try to keep it “clean”. Please, don’t ask my girlfriend about it...
What are the tools of your trade?
Cans, brushes, markers, razors... Every kind of boards, recycled stuff (I love x-ray paper, it's the best for streetart) skateboards, surfboards. Almost “diogenes painter”.
What's the most time you've spent on a project?
I spent months in many pieces.
Can you talk us through your creative process? How do you go about planning and creating a piece?
I cannot speak about a process, because the pieces are the result of thousand ideas flying around me. Some of this ideas become stronger than others, later they become into an obsession and I need to paint them.
What are the most common questions you get asked about your art?
What is this?? What does it mean?? Why are you doing this?? How much for painting my fence?? It is a digital print, isn't it??
Have you had any art-related disasters?
I'm lucky, I hadn't any cop-art-disaster. Finger cross.
Do you have a dream project you'd love to make, but just can't justify yet?
To paint an entire building.
What was your most recent project?
A showroom in Granada city.
What are your favourite experiences you've had as a result of your art?
To travel around Latin America for a year, with a project called painting 4 sleeping. We painted hostels or campings, and they slept there for free. From California to Peru by bus.
Do you have any projects in progress or in the pipeline right now?
Preparing a showroom and doing some works at the same time.
Do you sell your art? If so, how can people find it?
Yes i sell it. They can find me by instagram, etsy or opensea (some nfts).
They can also find me in Outside (c/puentezuelas 51, Granada).
How can people find you online? Drop your social media handles, websites etc...
Ig : @axispixel
Anything else to share? Shoutouts, words of wisdom etc?
I want to say thanks to caveofpixels, the Pixel is in your heart.
We will not see any HD stuff in here!!
My name is Iain and my addiction is making pixel bead art. My main inspirations are comics, video games and movies.