Ep.39: Ahmed Aldoori on talent and discipline

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Oct 27, 2017 •  Interviews

Ahmed is aa senior concept artist from Los Angeles, US. He graduated in Entertainment Design from Art Center College, Pasadena and worked on a range of projects from movies, theme parks, and video games.

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Recently he spent a year and a half at ArenaNet Studio working as a concept artist on Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns.  Now he is enjoying teaching art at the Art Center College and also at CG Master Academy running online classes on character design. He has a very popular YouTube channel where he posts videos about his drawing process inspiring almost 150’000 fans!

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Key Takeaways

“Don’t think failure is bad … do it even on purpose … it’s part of the process and you will find your way!”

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Special thanks to Ahmed for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Ahmed Aldoori, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help wake up your creative genius. Learn more about me.

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