The Heroine’s Journey of Samira Hoseini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to draw and imagine new characters who don’t exist in this world! And um i can say painting calms me down,it’s the best part!
What is my idea of happiness? Happiness is a feeling. You can find it within you. There are no one or no magic to makes you happy,It’s just up to you!
What is my greatest fear? Well i guess my greatest fear is to don’t achieve my goals! It’s like a nightmare. I’m thinking about them everyday. I want them so bad !

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Such a good question! Sometimes i think about the friends that i always was there for them, i always helped them about everything but one day, they just threw me away! That hurts! Really hurts. I’m just trying to forget them or forgive myself! I don’t know.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? I always admire Pascal Campion who is my hero in painting. the other person who is my teacher and my friend who is really sweet and she teaches me alot, Shiva Golmohammadi.

What is my greatest extravagance? Um… i don’t know! Maybe i could say i’m such an overthinker person it kills me but i’m trying to control it these days.
On what occasion would I lie? If i say i never lied , it’s such a lie!I think that i just lied to my parents sometimes.To gain more freedom. Because i’m tired of talking when they are not listening to me and what i want! I know it’s bad but it happens!

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? I dislike the clients who don’t want to pay or want to pay less and they think that my work is easy!
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I’m the happiest person when i create and when it looks really perfect. And also when i’m learning new things and trying to use them in my drawings.
If I could, what would I change about myself? Um… i would change my mindset.Sometimes i’m really nervous for nothing which it’s really painful and dangerous for my health.
What is my greatest achievement in work? I just want to be a perfect illustrator and a character designer. That’s my biggest dream. I’m trying to achieve that!
Where would I most like to live? I really really like to live in London. Walk down its streets, see the Big ben,going to its art museums and etc…while i’m a great artist in there. That’s my dream!
What is my most treasured possession? That’s my Art ! That makes alot of good things for me. 
What is my most marked characteristic? Maybe it’s my kindness. I help my friends. When they need someone to talk i’m always there.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? There’s not a special place, it’s my room! I’m creating many things in my room. I can see the blue sky, the mountain and the apartments from my window. That’s inspirational for me.
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? There are so many places but i think it depends on me, everywhere that i’m happy!
What books influenced my life and how? There are 2 books that i always adore the writers. “Pride and prejudice” by Jane Austen and “La Folle Allure” by Christian Bobin. Because of the girls in these books. They are independent and they’re struggling for creating their own life.
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? That’s a song by one direction. And i don’t know which song but i know it belongs to them. They inspire me all the time!

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? All the strong girls that Hayao Miyazaki created them and also Elizabeth Bennet from “Pride and prejudice”.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? There are many heroes! Most of them are my fave artists and singers like Harry styles. Some of them are my friends too. Like Kingraam and Shiva Golmohammdi. Also there’s a new one i found her recently. “Saye sohrabi” she’s a painter.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?  I highly recommend Big fish movie. Because when you watch it for the first time that’s enough to think about it for the rest of your life!
What role play stories in my life and work?  I find my stories everywhere. I can see them when i’m walking and watching the people or the stores. Or i can find them between my friends or a movie or a song. Everywhere that i feel i’m alive!
What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? It means that i can be my own hero. I can live my dreams and just do what i want like a superhero. Just do what you want and do not despair!

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My friends! They are really supportive.

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2021? Well, i really love to work for magazines and especially studios. like laika studio as a character designer. you know i just want to work in a pleasant place and connect with the great artists. And these days i’m interested in T-shirt design and also design for singers!
Which people in my profession who can make a real difference in my creative career would i love to meet in 2021? There are many people. But i want to meet one of my favourite animation director, Babak nekooei.
What project, in 2021, am I looking forward to work on? Character design and illustration for magazines.
Where can you see me or my work in 2021?  I’m on Instagram and Linkedin. And i will mention it at the end of this passage.
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?  It means i should draw everyday and never give up! 
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
I could say Shiva Golmohammadi and Saye Sohrabi.
They are really effective. And both of them are such a great artist.

How can you contact me? 

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