John Holder – Illustrator | Documentário

Louis Holder

Reino Unido – 2015



JOHN HOLDER: ILLUSTRATOR [The Authorized Documentary] is a Short Biographical Documentary on Veteran Illustrator, Cyclist and Bluegrass Musician John Holder. He is known internationally for his phenomenal creative talent and specializes in classic pen drawing with a generous twist of humor.

The film, made my his grandson Louis Holder charts a more personal account of his artistic world bringing in brief glimpses of John’s personal life and his love for many things; from cycling to chopping down trees, bluegrass music and traveling.

Newspapers, magazines, ad agencies and big brands are all among his clients, and John was also responsible for the book GOD – Good Old Drawing, in 2012, which featured the work of 100 like-minded creatives.

John loves old stuff in general – guitars, watches, bikes, and more – and lives in a 17th century home which also houses his studio. He helped set up the Cambridge Folk Festival 50 years ago, and played in one of the UK’s first Bluegrass bands. Every year he makes regular visits to Nashville, the home of the music he loves.

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