Ep.16: Building online communities is important for future possibilities with Neimy Kanani

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 26, 2017 •  Interviews

Neimy is a digital artist based in California and currently studying in Florida. Despite being only a student she is steadily growing her community on Instagram, where she has over 76K followers!  She gives insightful art tips and creates tutorials where she shares her experiences with aspiring artists.

Every artist represents their art. You can tell their personality from looking at it. Don’t push yourself to find your own style. You will know when you have one, so don’t stress yourself too much.

Her characters have vivid colors and beautiful flowy hair. She loves animals and 10 percent of her Society6 art prints sales go to animals shelter.

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Key Takeaways

“Don’t be afraid to share your art and try not to think negative. There will always be people who hate you, but there will also always be people who will support you, too. “

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

All artworks by Neimy Kanani, 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.