Ep.207: On being a Creative Director, Illustrator, and Educator with Greg Gunn

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Nov 12, 2019 •  Interviews

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Greg Gunn. He is a creative director, illustrator and animator from Los Angeles. He helps passionate people communicate their big ideas. We talk about his path as an artist and about teaching online. Enjoy!!

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

All artworks by Greg Gunn, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, teacher, and the founder of Art Side of Life™. I've worked as a commercial artist since 2009. 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, to contribute to waking up your creative genius.

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