Sophie Truant is Swiss. She graduated from the Beaux-Arts of Paris. She works on shapes and volumes with different techniques such as the souple and energetic sketching of Rotring, and software reprocessing and retouching on computer-softwares.
She works for a large array of clients, from editing, to textile or interior decoration (wall paper). Each of her collaboration is a bespoke creation.
What is your source(s) of inspiration, what moves you?
I am mostly inspired by Nature. I am totally founf of the vegetal world.
What is the most amazing present you ever received?
My children and a garden!
Do you work at night or during the day?
I prefer to work in the daylight, facing my garden.
The artist you crave for (at the moment)
Have to name more than one!
Louise Bourgeois Kiki Smith Henri Matisse Henri Matisse
Your favorite museum, your favorite drink
The Museum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland. Sparkling water!
If I say « paper » what is first coming to your mind?
Mention a quote you feel is creatively inspiring
« There are flowers everywhere for those who really want to see them», Henri Matisse.
If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
I would be a Fleurist.
Topics and causes that matter to you?
Environmental protection, Human Rights and Freedom!
Hachette, Editions le temps apprivoisé, Playbac éditions, Cousette, Tattoofab, Tattyoo, Groupe le monde, l’Illustre Boutique, Les mauvaises graines ideovert, Born magazine, Enfants terribles Magazine.
Flow Magazine (29 Dec 2015)