30sec film artists Vol.52 – Daniel St-Amant

Incorporate nature into art

Daniel St-Amant : Quebec born Daniel St-Amant is right in the thick of forging his reputable path in the art world. St-Amant has accumulated a plethora of credentials, such as a Fine Arts diploma at Champlain College, a bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) from the esteemed Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) and a graduate diploma from Seneca at York University in visual effects for film and television.

What’s your favorite thing to do when you are alone?


How do you usually get inspired again after working on a big project/painting?

Rest and looking through lots of paintings online or at gallery's

Do you collect things?


What's the last great book you read?

Orax and crank

What super power do you want to have?

Super speed

What do you fear the most?

Never living up to my own standards

Do you have a motto or creed that as an artist you live by?

Paint every day

How do you come up with ideas?


Is there a childhood experience that has helped shape the kind of work you do today?

I grew up in the country and spent the majority of my childhood running around in the woods