• Caitlin Kennedy

Lauren Cook

What was your most memorable marmot moment in Val D?

Sitting on the lift from Tignes back over to Val (think it was Fresse) on a really sunny spring day and spotting 14. Those guys are damn cute.

You paint very colourfully- tell us about your use of colour in your cover.

I feel like mountain and ocean colours are the most relaxing. I didn’t change the colour of the mountains too much from the original photo- it’s already so beautiful!

I read something when I was about 10 which stuck with me in “All American Girl” by Meg Cabot. The main character was taking an art class and drawing an egg in the middle of the room. The trap was to see the egg as just white. When you look more closely you can see all the colours from the reflections of the things around it. - I got into the habit of doing this and so whenever I draw or paint it always comes out much more colourfully than I expect it to!

If you could meet any artist living or alive, who would it be?

Wes Anderson. His films have such a cool style and the animations ar