lewislain
narrative visual artist

journal

an interview with voyagechicago

Today we’d like to introduce you to Lewis Lain.

Lewis, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
Ten years ago, I found a discarded window pane in the alley. I decided to use it as a diversion from other creative endeavors and took it home to use as a canvas. When I placed it on a makeshift-easel (my cat’s favorite chair), the cat jumped up behind it, not wanting to be left-out of perceived fun. I stared at him, entertained by his poking about in the corner.

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smaller totems

in 2013, i was approached by roby duncan with a story about a group of enchanted stuffed animals who protect their unaware owner from nightmares while he searches for his lost brother.  roby had been developing the story for some time and the foreseeable arc had me convinced i could find some satisfaction in cutting my illustration skills on his story.

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