“I have always loved drawing, as a child I would spend hours coloring. Because there were very few opportunities for art classes, I taught myself to draw.”
Valerie is a full-time artist and an art teacher. She loves teaching art and encouraging art in others! She is well known for producing video art tutorials on YouTube.
She currently lives on the coast of Oregon in the United States.
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Ep.53: Anthony Christou (Luminous Ages) on art, business and how to run Kickstarter campaigns
Anthony Christou is a Concept Artist and Illustrator based in Adelaide, South Australia. He is the illustrator and writer for the comic “Luminous Ages”.
Ep.147: Victoria Ying on how to make a portfolio for animation studios
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Victoria Ying, author, and artist from LA. Her film credits include Tangled, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Paperman, Big Hero 6, and Moana. She was featured in the book Lovely - Ladies in Animation.
Ep.95: Creating fantasy worlds with Jonas Jodicke aka JoJoe
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Jonas Jödicke, aka JoJoe from Germany. He is a freelance digital artist, fascinated by the worlds of fantasy and magic, the contrast between light/dark or good/evil which he portraits in his artworks.
Ep.46: Licensing your art to Disney, Star Wars and Warner Bros with Rob Kaz
Rob is a concept artist and character designer. He was granted the license to paint some of his favorite films from Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Warner Bros
Ep.168: Life of a concept artist in a studio with Esben Lash Rasmussen from Riot Games
Esben L. Rasmussen, a Concept Artist & Illustrator, originally from Denmark, currently working as a Senior Illustrator at RIOT Games in LA.
Ep.141: Don’t fear rejection and always get up with Nikolas Draper-Ivey
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nikolas Draper-Ivey, an illustrator, and writer in NY. His work includes Star Wars and Disney Characters re-imagined as Marvel Characters. He has recently worked on the cover for Marvel’s Black Panther album!