Ep.171: How to balance and grow with making art on the side with Marc Allante

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Aug 20, 2018 •  Interviews

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Marc Allante, a contemporary artist from Hong Kong, known for merging traditional Chinese inks with European painting techniques in a contemporary art that reflects the fusion of his Chinese-French ancestry.

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Key Takeaway

“When you are starting out or trying to breakthrough, consistency is very important. For me, the first 6 months didn’t bring anything, but I kept working, trying and improving until it happened. These things don’t happen overnight.”

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

All artworks by Marc Allante, 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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