Amanda Bell at the Twilight Examiner talked with Tyson about his role as Quil in New Moon and Eclipse and his love of art:
Houseman revealed that, in staying true to himself, his real passion is in the world of arts, generally. Houseman talked about his background and current involvement in the arts, saying that he’d been “drawing and painting since [he] was a little kid.” “All throughout grade school, my notebooks had more doodles in them than actual notes. Art is an extremely important part of my life. I see art everywhere and in everything. I think that’s why I also enjoy photography so much, because I can find a certain type of beauty in everything that I see, and I need to capture that beauty. But as an artist, I try to be as ranged as possible. Acting is an art and it is also something I really enjoy. After I went to the open casting call for New Moon and got the part, I felt that an amazing opportunity was given to me, and how could I turn that down? This has opened up so many doors for me, and I plan on following through with it,” Houseman continued.
Being a part of the Twilight franchise, too, has offered Houseman a bit of heritage-based pride. “It makes me really proud of the fact that they were so specific about casting actors with Native backgrounds,” he said.
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