Sit down with Costa Rican-Canadian artist Francine Delgado as we discuss what the Lower Your Sights project means to her, her contribution to the anthology, and her thoughts on the unifying power of art.
Q: What does this project mean to you?
Francine: This is a project I wanted to be part of it since I first heard of it. Shane told me his idea for the
script and how it was based on his grandparents’ real-life experience. I just knew I had to be
the artist of this story.
Q: What is your contribution to Lower Your Sights? (Short Story, Pinup, Etc.)
Francine: I am the artist of Merci, a four-page short story.
Q: In addition to supplying food and essential supplies, Voices of Children also provides art therapy to help kids cope and overcome the stress, anxiety, and trauma of living in war conditions. Do you believe art has the power to heal?
Francine: Stories do have the power to connect people and make them feel, and therefore a well told story in the form of a short comic can do the same.
About Francine Delgado
Fran(cine) Delgado is a Costa Rican-Canadian artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has worked as a cover artist for books like TMNT, the Golden Age comics, and more, she is the co-creator of the graphic novel: ”The Comet Combustion” and her on-screen work includes The Addams Family, Barbie, Monster High, and Megaman.
Twitter: @frandelgado | Instagram: @pimienta_negra
Francine’s artwork will be featured in the short story, Merci, from our upcoming Ukrainian benefit anthology, Lower Your Sights.
Mad Cave Studios and Voices Of Children are teaming up to publish Lower Your Sights, a graphic novel anthology, to raise awareness and proceeds for children impacted by war. Earnings from the book’s sales are going directly to the Voices of Children foundation.
Lower Your Sights is available for preorder (FOC on August 29th 2022), and officially in stores on September 14th, 2022. You can pre-order your very own copy of this benefit anthology here.