Art Talk – Michael Bennett aka ‘Ink Mike’ aka ‘Inkboy’

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Michael Bennett aka ‘Ink Mike’ is a young Australian artist and designer fresh on the scene yet already gaining fans, press and a bursting at the seams portfolio. His work is technical, fun, vibrant and flowing over¬†with Mike’s boundless personality.

(Picture below of some art by ‘Ink Mike’)

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Mike¬†talks of creating from a very young age, specifically drawing to impress classmates at primary school. When asked for a pivotal artistic experience, Mike mentions being drawn to Alex Pardee during his teen years, and lately drawing major inspiration from Australia’s own ‘Boy Wolf’:

Alex Pardee because of his emotional rawness. His works’ insanity taught me that as long as my art was an extension of my personality then I could do no wrong.

Boywolf has taught me that a brand can be a complete extension of your personality, and to never to create something because you think other will like it or it will sell, but because its what you wanted to make; and basically just go nuts till they dig what you’re doing.”

With Mike new to the scene, yet producing art at an amazing pace – now is the perfect time to get to know the man, his art and life, by reading the Art Talk interview, below….

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