Ep.137: The art of storytelling with Mauricio Abril

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Apr 23, 2018 •  Interviews

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Mauricio Abril, a Concept Artist who switched from Molecular Biology to art. He has worked with Disney, Universal Creative, Ubisoft, and Hasbro. Mauricio teaches at CGMA and LA Academy of Figurative Art.

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Key Takeaways

“Be patient, it’s not a race, it’s not about how much time you spend, but about the focus!”

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Mauricio Abril, 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.