Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Modern Day James, an artist, designer, and musician known for his popular YouTube channel and Patreon. James creates weekly tutorial videos, live streams and teaches artists in person.
Get in touch with James
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/moderndayjames
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/moderndayjames/
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“When drawing, think consciously and make series of decisions. It’s not a process out of your control.”
- When James transitioned from full time job to doing his YouTube channel full time, he freaked out, but he was much happier at the same time, because it was the first time he was working exclusively for himself and not to please somebody else
- James tries to boil down the art principles in digestible points to make it more understandable
- Whole drawing thing is about thinking and making conscious decisions. You are solving a design problem in the end
- Kim Jung Gi is James’ idol
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