An interview with Simz


Simone “Simz” Ferriero is a freelance comic-book artist and illustrator from Italy. His modern-day witches and ghost cats have earned him a big online fanbase, with 345K followers on Instagram and popular accounts on Twitch, YouTube, and Patreon. Simone’s main inspiration comes from American comics, anime, and manga, as well as his idyllic surroundings and artists from his hometown. In his debut book, The Art of Simz, Simone shares his experiences working as a full-time artist, including professional milestones, challenges faced along the way, and how to pursue a career in the industry.

Simz's modern-day witches and ghost cats have earned him a big online fanbase, and in this interview we hear how this narrative came to be and his excitement about his book with 3dtotal, The Art of Simz.

More art from Simz can be found in Sketching from the Imagination: Character Concepts.

Tags: anime, artbook, cats, digital art, ghosts, kickstarter, lowfi, simz, witches

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