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 Mark Blanton has a lovely style. There is an interview with Mark on this blog. Look for it under the “Interview” tag in our blog guide. His site Satyromania is in the “Friends” list.

Interview – Mark Blanton

Mark Blanton draws classical figures in classical settings with an overt sexually erotic flavour. All of his work can be viewed at  Satyronmania.

First, a little background. Where do you live and work?
I live and work near Houston, Texas in the US.
Where were you born?
I was born in Glendale, California near Los Angeles and moved away from there when I was still very young.

When did you discover you have a talent for art?
I can recall copying figures of nude statuary from the illustrations in a history of ancient Greece in my grandfather’s library when I was about five. I remember being puzzled about the use of the fig leaf and decided to remove them in my own drawings. My mother discovered what I was doing and took away my pencil and paper.
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The artist is Mark Blanton