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Artist Spotlight – Jones Brothers

This month I had the pleasure to interview the Don, from the Jones Brothers. They are nice guys, working constantly with Kwik (they have created already six apps, with more coming this year) and willing to share their knowledge with others. Check for their apps in our Showcase. I am looking forward to check their new adventures, as I am a big fan of their design style. Kwiksher’s questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to them, via comments below. I am sure they will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you writing and illustrating…

Artist Spotlight – Jason Acebron

I would like to introduce Jason Acebron, author of StoneVsCaveman, an addictive game, entirely made with Kwik and already showcased here. Kwiksher’s questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to Jason via comments below. I am sure he will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you creating games – in sum, what is your “story”? I am based in California. Creating games has always been on my mind. Just never had the time to learn the development side of it. Ever since Kwik was born and stated no developer knowledge was needed. Well that saying…

Artist Spotlight – Julianna Goodman

I would like to introduce Julianna Goodman, author of This Monster, an app that was highlighted by Apple, during several weeks. Kwiksher's questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to Julianna via comments below. I am sure she will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you writing and illustration – in sum, what is your “story”? I am a designer / art director / illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. When I first moved to NYC I worked as a freelancer at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. I then moved on...

Meet Tabita Valsecchi

Tabita Valsecchi is the winner of our “Design the New Welcome Screen Contest“, and it is my pleasure to have her sharing a bit of her experience with us. Kwiksher’s questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to Tabita via comments below. I am sure she will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you writing and illustrating – in sum, what is your “story”? I live in Italy and art has always been part of me.  I draw since I was child. I graduate as a teacher of Art Institute of Applied Art,…

Artist Spotlight – François Walter

I would like to introduce François Walter, from MoobleGum, already known by many of you for being the winner of our App of the Month award last August, for his Kids Song Planet app. His apps Lullaby Planet and Animal Sound Box were at the top charts in iTunes Kids category for weeks and he will share some of his learnings from that experience. Kwiksher’s questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to François via comments below. I am sure he will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you writing and illustration –…

Introducing the Artist Spotlight – Anna Hines

Starting today, once a month we will introduce an artist, using Kwik to create storybook or games. The idea behind the Artist Spotlight is to promote great users, creating amazing apps. For this introductory posting, I would like to present Anna Hines, who has used Kwik for a long time, creating beautiful storybooks, the last one, “Bean’s Night“, received the Kirkus’ Star’s Review, a very hard to achieve recognition. Kwiksher’s questions are in bold, to facilitate the reading. Feel free to send more questions to Anna via comments below. I am sure she will appreciate. Enjoy! Tell us a little bit about you. Where are you based, for how long are you…

Interview with Julian Stokoe

Today I talk to Julian Stokoe, from Yoozoo Books. He is the author of Have You Heard?, our October’s App of the Month. Tell us a little bit about you and your studio. Where are you based and what is your “story”?  Yoozoo Books is the book + game app department of Yoozoo Ltd based in Auckland, New Zealand. We are a small but perfectly formed team consisting of myself and my wife Sarah. Our two kids are also a big part of the company, being an endless source of inspiration. Yoozoo Books was formed as the home to a menagerie of characters who will appear in a series of stories planned for release as book +…

Interview with Leonardo Amora

Today I talk to Leonardo Amora, from amoraleite.com He is the author of Monsters vs Robots. Tell us a little bit about you and your studio. Where are you based and what is your “story”?  I founded my studio shortly after the Ubisoft company, where I worked, has closed the production studio here in Brazil. I worked there for 6 years with video games for various platforms like NDS, PSP, PS2, 360 and others. At amoraleite.com, which is 2.5 years old, I work doing artwork for small businesses and game developers. My main work includes two published children’s books, four games, and at least 6 video games. Check my website…

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