An interview with Viviane Schwarz

January 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Interviews, podcast

I met up with Viviane Schwarz on Wednesday, and was lucky enough to see all her amazing sketchbooks and studies for There are Cats in this Book. Here are a few snaps, and at the bottom of the post you’ll find the interview. You can hear her talk all about the making of the book, how tricky it was trying to make it work, why she loves the Moomins, and we even get a few exciting hints at what we’ll see in the sequel!

Thanks so much to Viviane for letting me ask so many rambling questions!



  • Wonderful interview! I love Viviane’s work~She’s one of my favorite illustrators and it’s so wonderful to get this insight into her work and process.

  • Thanks eric! Viviane is lovely. It was a treat to get to ask her questions

  • Really interesting interview. Thanks for posting the sketchbook photos!

    • Hello Matt! Thanks for stopping by. I must get Viviane to show me more of her sketchbooks. They were really inspirational!

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