Ep.162: Tips for self-taught artists with Shivam Thapliyal

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Jul 19, 2018 

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Shivam Thapliyal, an artist and graphic designer from India. He is a self-taught artist, learning Photoshop since he was 11 years old. His work ranges from simple geometric compositions to 3d renderings.

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Key Takeaways

“Just observe a lot – the shapes, colors, textures and it will help you put your ideas well on the paper. It’s almost like using LEGO to put things together!”

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Shivam Thapliyal, used with permission

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Iva Mikles
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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