Ep.104: Ben Fiquet on being a video games artist

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Feb 02, 2018 •  Interviews

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ben Fiquet, an illustrator, and CEO of Lizardcube game studio. He has worked on different projects with companies like Dreamworks, Chez Eddy, King.com. A recent release is Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap.

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Key Takeaways

“Care about your craft! It’s important to know how to draw and all the aspects of drawing!”

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

All artworks by Ben Fiquet, 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 illustration, 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 either wake up or develop your creative genius. Learn more about me.

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