März 17th, 2013

week #21 – @Rayaan_Cassiem / Rayaan

Who are you and where do you come from?
My name is Rayaan Cassiem, founder and creative director of illustration and design studio called BlkOps Creative and I am based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Share your twitter account with us and tell us what you are twittering about:
My twitter handle is @Rayaan_Cassiem and usually I tweet new art or work in progress projects that I am currently working on.

Tell us about your creative side:
I am an artist, graphic designer and graffiti writer and my favourite mediums are black india inks and spray paint. I am influence by everything from comic books, animation, street art, graffiti and the Hip Hop culture as a whole.

What inspires you?
Life, love and truth, abandoned buildings and walls.

Time travel: Where would you go to?
Before painting walls and graffiti became illegal.

Name your favorite present book:
The war of art by Steven Pressfield.

Which tweeter would you recommend for @createandrotate and why?
I would definitely recommend Dillion Phiri from Creative Nestlings because he hosts conversations on creativity with local and international artists from all walks of life in order to gain insight into their creative process. Follow him on @creativenestlin

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