Ep.181: How to tell stories in your images with Matt Rhodes (Tellurion)

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 24, 2018 •  Interviews

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Matt Rhodes, an Art Director at Bioware. He has worked on Jade Empire, Mass Effect, Dragon Age 2 and Inquisition. His personal project called Tellurion is an attempt to tell a story entirely through visuals.

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Key Takeaway

“I don’t want to be original. I just want to be good. We are all unique by default!”

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

All artworks by Matt Rhodes, 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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