Ep.79: The vision behind your brand with Sarah Amijo (Big Bear and Bird)

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Dec 22, 2017 •  Interviews

Sarah Amijo ( Ameeyo) is the founder of Big Bear & Bird store based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Our aim is to create one-of-a-kind illustrations and exquisitely unique design ideas on paper and also on other mediums. Character illustrations are our signature plate, but we also love creating personalized hand-crafted projects as gifts, party decorations and also personal collections.

Sarah received her Bachelor Degree in Business Accounting. However, a year later, she decided to follow her passion in art and graduated with Master of Fine Art in Illustration in Los Angeles, California. She’s been dedicating her time on children’s book illustrations, wedding and stationery designs. She appreciates the old-world craftsmanship and hand-drawn illustrations.

I enjoy drawing in a room full of sunlight with a strong coffee or tea as my companion.

Get in touch with Sarah

Key Takeaways

“Always be grateful for everything that you have achieved or makes you down, because everything makes you a better person!”

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Sarah Amijo, 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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