Ep.3: How to succeed at big animation studio with Eliza Ivanova from Pixar

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 01, 2017 •  Interviews

Eliza Ivanova, originally from Sofia, Bulgaria is an animator and illustrator based in San Francisco and currently working with Pixar Animation Studios. Her feature film credits include The Good Dinosaur (2015)Inside Out (2015)Monsters University (2013)Brave (2012) and Cars 2 (2011), as well as short films Toy Story of Terror and The Dam Keeper.

Her website consists primarily of personal sketches, which, although few finished, are delightfully drawn with a lively variety of line weights and energetic textural additions.

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Key Takeaways

“Don’t quit, don’t give up your talent”

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

All artworks by Eliza Ivanova, 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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