7 Nov 2013

My Giant Neighbor

by Bearded Manatee

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About the designer:

Bearded Manatee, 28 years old designer from Italy.Like him on Facebook, follow him on Twitter, buy his art on Redbubble!

Tell us something about this design.

Well this is one of my first design. I literally love the movies from Studio Ghibli and Totoro is one of my favorite character of all time.

Who is and where does Bearded Manatee come from?

About 3 years ago I’ve met a Manatee in a rainforest biopark and I chose that giant sea cow as my personal spirit guide. Plus I like things with lots of hair and fur… I think those are the reasons behind my name.

How long have you been in the t-shirt world?

One year, more or less.

What would you suggest to an aspiring t-shirt designer?

I think that studying other artists is a good way to improve our personal ability. Personally I follow a lot of great artist from all over the world, it’s a good method, and it’s really inspiring.

What’s a day in the life of Bearded Manatee like?

Wake up – Check the internet – Study – Buy a tee – Study – Check the internet – Lunch – Check the internet – Study – Check the internet – Go out with my dog – Check the internet – Watering my beloved plants – Check the internet – Dinner – Movie/Gaming/Reading – Check the internet – Bedtime

Mac or PC?

Both, but now i’m working on a Macbook.

Post-apocalyptic world. No trace of human race. It happens that you’ve survived and managed to save…

3 tv-series: Firefly, Scrubs, Friends3 movies: The empire stikes back, Nightmare Before Christmas, Citizen Cane3 videogames: Monkey Island, Metal Gear Solid, Skyrim3 cds: Probably three soundtracks, from great movies.3 books: A song of ice and fire, The lord of the rings, The Pillars of the Earth.One t-shirt: Plastic heroes by powerpig

You are the governor of the world. What’s the first thing you would do?

Restart Firefly of course.

You’ve just won a DeLorean time machine. Which historic period/time/moment would you like to visit?

Probably the prehistoric era… to see the dinosaurs

Say whatever you want to the Tee Tee community!!

Live long, prosper and stay Bearded :)

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