Cabeza Patata Interview
Cabeza Patata is the creation of illustrator and craftswoman, Katie Menzies, and 3D artist and animator, Abel Reverter. They care about diversity and female empowerment and joined forces to create a world of playful yet strong characters, full of energy and positivity.
We're both secretly massive Britney fans.
At some point doodling turned into illustration.
We love character illustrators like Spencer Gab, Seba Curi and the Get It Girl collective. They make it look so easy...
We cycle from the top to the bottom of Barcelona to our studio by the beach where we spend about half our time working and the other half playing Virtual Reality.
The best thing to do is just start drawing something. It's always better to produce a 'bad' illustration than no illustration.
Scouts, WWF and Water Aid. We love working for charities - we get to be part of a good cause, plus they're the friendliest clients!
It's true what they say... once you've gone digital you can't go back. We draw everything on the iPad Pro using Procreate and find it tricky going back to the real world, there’s no ctrl z!
Of course it's got to be Instagram. It's a mixture of daunting and inspiring seeing how many amazing illustrators are out there.
Make sure you keep producing personal work once you've started getting commercial work.
A trendy beer label!
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