Ep.17: On why is somebody going to hire me with Marco Bucci

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 27, 2017 •  Interviews

Marco always wanted to become a professional artist. First, he pursued music and writing as artistic passions. At age 19 he began to study classical drawing, which led him to kindle a love for painting and illustration. He hasn’t looked back since.

Marco’s experience includes books, film, animation, and advertising. His clients are Walt Disney Publishing Worldwide, LEGO, LucasArts, Mattel Toys, Fisher-Price, Hasbro, Nelvana, GURU Studio, C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, Yowza! Animation Inc., Pipeline Studios, and more.

Marco published 3 books filled with his amazing art – Imaginary Places – The Art of Marco Bucci; Small World; and Creativity and the Campfire.

Marco is also a passionate teacher, and currently teaches “The Art Of Color & Light” at CGMA, a course specifically designed to build painting fundamentals from the ground up.

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Key Takeaways

“Produce it and edit it, to make it better”

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Marco Bucci, 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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