Podcast Episodes

Ep.210: Interview with community members – Donovan, Visi and Keshna (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Ep.210: Interview with community members – Donovan, Visi and Keshna (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Episode with the winners of the YouTube 20k giveaway - Donovan (fantasy artist, Texas), Visi (Illustrator, Colorado) and Keshna (Illustrator, New Jersey).

Ep.209: Interview with community members – Alex and Petar (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Ep.209: Interview with community members – Alex and Petar (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Special episode with the winners of the YouTube 20k giveaway. I chat with Alex (graphic designer from Poland) and Petar (3D artist from North Macedonia).

Ep.208: Interview with community members – María and Manuel (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Ep.208: Interview with community members – María and Manuel (YouTube 20k subs giveaway)

Special episode with the winners of the YouTube 20k giveaway. I chat with Manuel (concept artist from Argentina) and María (Comics artist from Mexico).

Ep.207: On being a Creative Director, Illustrator, and Educator with Greg Gunn

Ep.207: On being a Creative Director, Illustrator, and Educator with Greg Gunn

I am chatting with Greg Gunn. He is a creative director, illustrator, and animator from LA. He helps passionate people communicate their big ideas.

Ep.206: Beatrice “Bea” Blue on the importance of enjoying the journey

Ep.206: Beatrice “Bea” Blue on the importance of enjoying the journey

I am catching up with Beatrice Blue. We chat about what she has been up to since we talked last time - her time in Montreal, her new books and much more.

Ep.205: Art licensing tips with Bonnie Christine

Ep.205: Art licensing tips with Bonnie Christine

Bonnie Christine, an artist and pattern & textile designer. She is most known for her flowery designs, making artworks for companies & products.

Ep.204: Illustration for Motion Design with Sarah Beth Morgan

Ep.204: Illustration for Motion Design with Sarah Beth Morgan

Sarah Beth Morgan, a freelance art director, motion designer & illustrator based in Portland. She has worked with Gentleman Scholar and Oddfellows.

Ep.203: On getting clients with Jarom Vogel

Ep.203: On getting clients with Jarom Vogel

Jarom Vogel, an illustrator and programmer. He is known for his colorful illustrations and has worked with clients such as Apple, Procreate and others.

Ep.202: Choosing the right art education with Daniel Folta (Evolve Artist)

Ep.202: Choosing the right art education with Daniel Folta (Evolve Artist)

Daniel Folta, a classical oil painter from The Art Academy and Evolve Artist program talks about his experiences of choosing the right art education.

Ep.201: Grow your creative business with Peggy Dean (The Pigeon Letters)

Ep.201: Grow your creative business with Peggy Dean (The Pigeon Letters)

Peggy Dean, the best-selling author of The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Botanical Line Drawing and Peggy Dean’s Guide to Nature Drawing & Watercolor.

Ep.200: What’s new with Lord Gris

Ep.200: What’s new with Lord Gris

In this episode we are chatting with Lord Gris about what is new in her life since we talked two years ago! Enjoy!!

Ep.199: Hobby which turned into an interesting career with Donna Adi

Ep.199: Hobby which turned into an interesting career with Donna Adi

Donna Adi, illustrator and photographer. We talk about how her hobby turned into a full time career, working with well-known fashion brands!

Ep.198: Create Art That Sells with Cat Coquillette (Cat Coq)

Ep.198: Create Art That Sells with Cat Coquillette (Cat Coq)

Cat Coq, a location-independent artist, and designer selling on society6 and teaching on Skillshare. Her designs appear on products in Target & Urban Outfitters.

Ep.197: Evolve Artist Program with Kevin Murphy

Ep.197: Evolve Artist Program with Kevin Murphy

Interview with Kevin Murphy, the creator of the Evolve Artist Program, the world's most effective art education program.

Ep.196: What’s new with Djamila Knopf

Ep.196: What’s new with Djamila Knopf

In this episode we are chatting with Djamila about what is new in her life since we talked two years ago! Enjoy!!

Ep.195: How to implement art in business with Holly Fae

Ep.195: How to implement art in business with Holly Fae

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Holly Fae an artist and entrepreneur with a wealthy knowledge of how to make a living with your art. Enjoy!!

Ep.194: What’s new with Ahmed Aldoori

Ep.194: What’s new with Ahmed Aldoori

In this episode we are chatting with Ahmed about what is new in his life since we talked two years ago! Enjoy!!

Ep.193: Part 2 – Creating stories in your art with Andy Estrada

Ep.193: Part 2 – Creating stories in your art with Andy Estrada

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Andy Estrada, on Instagram known as andy_estra, an illustrator from Texas.

Ep.193: Part 1 – Starting out as an artist with Andy Estrada

Ep.193: Part 1 – Starting out as an artist with Andy Estrada

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Andy Estrada, on Instagram known as andy_estra, an illustrator from Texas.

Ep.192: Part 2 – How to prepare portfolio for a big studio with Laura Price (lulusketches)

Ep.192: Part 2 – How to prepare portfolio for a big studio with Laura Price (lulusketches)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Laura Price a.k.a Lulusketches, an artist at Disney animation and YouTuber in sunny LA!

Ep.192: Part 1 – How I got the job at Disney with Laura Price (lulusketches)

Ep.192: Part 1 – How I got the job at Disney with Laura Price (lulusketches)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Laura Price a.k.a Lulusketches, an artist at Disney animation and YouTuber in sunny LA!

Ep.191: Helpful Books for Artists – Interview Highlights

Ep.191: Helpful Books for Artists – Interview Highlights

Hey, guys! This episode is about highlights from the previous Art Side of Life interviews. Bea Blue, Wouter Tulp, Cyarine and Felipe Machado share their favorite art books and other books.

Ep.190: Part 2 – Working with watercolors with Nina Vakueva (sirpangur)

Ep.190: Part 2 – Working with watercolors with Nina Vakueva (sirpangur)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Nina Vakueva, on Instagram known as Sirpangur, a comic artist and freelancer from Russia known for webcomic “Lilith’s word”.

Ep.190: Part 1 – From Architecture to Comics with Nina Vakueva (sirpangur)

Ep.190: Part 1 – From Architecture to Comics with Nina Vakueva (sirpangur)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Nina Vakueva, on Instagram known as Sirpangur, a comic artist and freelancer from Russia known for webcomic “Lilith’s word”.

Ep.189: Favorite Art Supplies – Interview Highlights

Ep.189: Favorite Art Supplies – Interview Highlights

Hey, guys! This episode is about highlights from the previous Art Side of Life interviews. Alisa Vysochina, Tomasz Mro, Chantal Horeis, Marco Bucci, Djamila Knopf, and Carrosurreal share their favorite art supplies and art tools.

Ep.188: Andrew Price (Blender Guru) on work life balance as an artist

Ep.188: Andrew Price (Blender Guru) on work life balance as an artist

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Andrew Price, better known as Blender Guru about important topic of work life balance as an artist. It’s another year after interview!

Ep.187: Art Processes and Techniques – Interview Highlights

Ep.187: Art Processes and Techniques – Interview Highlights

Hey, guys! This episode is about highlights from the previous Art Side of Life interviews. Ester Conceicao a.k.a Tehchan, Matt Urbanowicz, Victoria Ying and Armand Baltazar share tips and advice about their art process.

Ep.186: Part 2 – Designing engaging characters with Sweeney Boo

Ep.186: Part 2 – Designing engaging characters with Sweeney Boo

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Sweeney Boo, a freelance artist from Canada known for her graphic novel “Eat and Love Yourself”.

Ep.186: Part 1 – How to get noticed as an artist on social media with Sweeney Boo

Ep.186: Part 1 – How to get noticed as an artist on social media with Sweeney Boo

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with Sweeney Boo, a freelance artist from Canada known for her graphic novel “Eat and Love Yourself”.

Ep.185: Marco Bucci on teaching art online

Ep.185: Marco Bucci on teaching art online

In this episode, I am chatting with Marco Bucci. We talk about how he teaches art online and how he was able to grow his following on YouTube so much in the past year.

Ep.184: Interview highlights – Advice for artists starting out

Ep.184: Interview highlights – Advice for artists starting out

This episode is about highlights from the previous Art Side of Life interviews. Pernille Oerum, John Nevarez, Audra Auclair, Nathan Fowkes, Eliza Ivanova, Asia Ladowska, Sean A Murray and Ahmed Aldoori share their tips and advice for artists just starting out.

Ep.183: Part 2 – How to grow on Instagram with David Alvarez (davexp)

Ep.183: Part 2 – How to grow on Instagram with David Alvarez (davexp)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with David Alvarez, also known as DaveXP on Instagram who is a digital artist and illustrator from Costa Rica.

Ep.183: Part 1 – From animation to illustration with David Alvarez (davexp)

Ep.183: Part 1 – From animation to illustration with David Alvarez (davexp)

Hey, guys! In this episode split into two parts, I am chatting with David Alvarez, also known as DaveXP on Instagram who is a digital artist and illustrator from Costa Rica.

Ep.182: About the power of fundamentals with Lucas Graciano

Ep.182: About the power of fundamentals with Lucas Graciano

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lucas Graciano, an award-winning freelance artist teaching at Watts Atelier in California. He focuses on fantasy illustration doing book covers, card art, and other promotional works.

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

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

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.

Ep.180: How to negotiate your prices properly with Ruby Lee

Ep.180: How to negotiate your prices properly with Ruby Lee

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ruby Lee, a character designer from NZ with experience in film and TV. She worked as Lead Designer, Art Director for Nickelodeon and 7Towns and as Costume Designer on Hobbit, Elysium, Ghost in the Shell.

Ep.179: How I quit my job to become a full-time freelancer with Asia Ladowska

Ep.179: How I quit my job to become a full-time freelancer with Asia Ladowska

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Asia Ladowska. We talk about how she quit her job to become a full-time freelancer, what she learned and experienced along the way. We also talk about her book she will be publishing through Kickstarter soon!

Ep.178: About different social platforms with Alpaca Carlesi

Ep.178: About different social platforms with Alpaca Carlesi

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Alpaca Carlesi, a Freelance Illustrator from Chile! She likes to draw in different styles, digital and traditional, especially anime and fanart.

Ep.177: We are students forever with David Colman (DavidsDoodles)

Ep.177: We are students forever with David Colman (DavidsDoodles)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with David Colman, better known online as DavidsDoodles. He is an illustrator, who has worked as a visual development artist, character designer, story artist and art director in the animation since 2003.

Ep.176: You learn as you go with Cameron Knight (Cliques)

Ep.176: You learn as you go with Cameron Knight (Cliques)

In this episode, I am chatting with Cameron Knight, a freelance Illustrator known for drawing comics. He is working on own comic called Cliques, which follows 4 best friends living in a city where the population use weapons called Saber edges.

Ep.175: About running art classes and workshops with Lois van Baarle (Loish)

Ep.175: About running art classes and workshops with Lois van Baarle (Loish)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lois van Baarle, also known online as Loish. We talk about her experiences from the past year, how she conquered the fear of doing workshops and how it makes her whole now! We also touch upon a subject of 3rd book Lois wants to publish in the future!

Ep.174: How to make money with your online store with Maya Kern

Ep.174: How to make money with your online store with Maya Kern

Maya Kern, a self-employed comic artist, illustrator, and musician. She is most known for her novels, comics, her popular online shop and Patreon.

Ep.173: How to develop your art style with Ilse Harting

Ep.173: How to develop your art style with Ilse Harting

Ilse Harting, a Freelancer Illustrator and Concept Artist from the Netherlands who is known for her fantasy character creations and illustrations.

Ep.172: Choosing your color palettes with Jax Sheridan aka Clockbirds

Ep.172: Choosing your color palettes with Jax Sheridan aka Clockbirds

Jax Sheridan, aka Clockbirds, an artist and psychology student, who is most known for her fantasy illustrations and her popular YouTube channel.

Ep.171: How to balance and grow with making art on the side with Marc Allante

Ep.171: How to balance and grow with making art on the side with Marc Allante

Marc Allante, a contemporary artist from Hong Kong, known for merging traditional Chinese inks with European painting techniques in a contemporary art

Ep.170: The Filmmaking artist with Kesh

Ep.170: The Filmmaking artist with Kesh

Kesh, a freelance illustrator and filmmaker from India, most known for his popular YouTube channel where he shares art tips and tricks

Ep.169: Knowing your value as an artist with Isadora Zeferino

Ep.169: Knowing your value as an artist with Isadora Zeferino

Isadora Zeferino, a freelance illustrator and visual development artist from Rio . She is most known for her positive artworks on her social media.

Ep.168: Life of a concept artist in a studio with Esben Lash Rasmussen from Riot Games

Ep.168: Life of a concept artist in a studio with Esben Lash Rasmussen from Riot Games

Esben L. Rasmussen, a Concept Artist & Illustrator, originally from Denmark, currently working as a Senior Illustrator at RIOT Games in LA.

Ep.167: Be nice to yourself, stay positive and keep trying with Isabelle Staub

Ep.167: Be nice to yourself, stay positive and keep trying with Isabelle Staub

Isabelle Staub, a freelance illustrator and artist most known for her female portraits, series where she repainted Disney princesses in her unique style.

Ep.166: Awesome tips for game art with Katie Hamill aka Elentori

Ep.166: Awesome tips for game art with Katie Hamill aka Elentori

Katie Hamill, aka Elentori a digital artist, illustrator and game developer, currently working with Multivarious gaming studio

Ep.165: How two brothers from a small town built illustration studio (Brosmind)

Ep.165: How two brothers from a small town built illustration studio (Brosmind)

In this episode, I am chatting with Migarro Brothers, founders of Brosmind illustration studio.

Ep.164: Great tips for art gallery shows with Marc Scheff

Ep.164: Great tips for art gallery shows with Marc Scheff

In this episode, I am chatting with Marc Scheff, an artist, educator, and curator from Brooklyn. His work has been featured in ImagineFX, Spectrum.

Ep.163: Ester Conceicao aka Tehchan on how to do stylized drawing

Ep.163: Ester Conceicao aka Tehchan on how to do stylized drawing

In this episode, I am chatting with Ester Conceicao aka Tehchan, a concept artist, and illustrator. She is most known for her illustrations of animals.

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

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

In this episode, I am chatting with Shivam Thapliyal, an artist and graphic designer from India. His work is simple geometric compositions to 3d renderings.

Ep.161: Linkedin tips for artists with Mitch Leeuwe

Ep.161: Linkedin tips for artists with Mitch Leeuwe

In this episode, I am chatting with Mitch Leeuwe, a 2D artist from Holland. He creates characters, backgrounds and props for web and animation shows.

Ep.160: Think before you start drawing with Modern Day James

Ep.160: Think before you start drawing with Modern Day James

Modern Day James, an artist, designer, and musician known for his popular YouTube channel and Patreon.

Ep.159: How to make it as a foreign artist in Japan with Mateusz Urbanowicz

Ep.159: How to make it as a foreign artist in Japan with Mateusz Urbanowicz

Mateusz Urbanowicz, a full-time freelance BG artist, illustrator, animation director. Among other projects he also worked on the movie "Your name".

Ep.158: The adventure of children’s book illustration with Richard Smythe

Ep.158: The adventure of children’s book illustration with Richard Smythe

Richard Smythe, an awarded picture books illustrator and oil painter from the UK. He has worked with publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Paula Wiseman.

Ep.157: Your role with your art is to communicate, not to be perfect with Fran Meneses aka Frannerd

Ep.157: Your role with your art is to communicate, not to be perfect with Fran Meneses aka Frannerd

Fran Meneses, aka Frannerd, a freelance illustrator in the UK. She is currently workingon supporting her art community on Patreon, YouTube, and Instagram.

Ep.156: How to get into animation industry with Martin Wittig

Ep.156: How to get into animation industry with Martin Wittig

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Martin Wittig, is a character designer and animator in LA. He has been in the animation industry for 22 years, working as a character designer at Disney TV, Dreamworks, Blue Sky Studios, CN, Laika, and others.

Ep.155: Valerie Bastille on how to overcome the art block

Ep.155: Valerie Bastille on how to overcome the art block

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Valerie Bastille, a freelance illustrator in Montreal. Her work, both digital and traditional, is influenced by nature, including floral elements, bringing the sense of motion to her illustrations.

Ep.154: Should I be a freelancer or work for a studio with Richard Anderson

Ep.154: Should I be a freelancer or work for a studio with Richard Anderson

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Richard Anderson, a freelance concept artist, in London. He works on games, films, commercials and publishing with clients such as Marvel Studios, Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, 20th Century FOX, and others.

Ep.153: How much should I charge for my art with Lei Melendres (Doodle Art Enthusiasts)

Ep.153: How much should I charge for my art with Lei Melendres (Doodle Art Enthusiasts)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lei Melendres, a freelance illustrator, and professional doodle artist from the Philippines. He currently serves as the Head of Doodle Art Enthusiasts, and as a Creative Director of Doodle Arts Magazine.

Ep.152: How to overcome art frustration with Yan Sosak aka YanSculpts

Ep.152: How to overcome art frustration with Yan Sosak aka YanSculpts

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Yan Sosak, a 2D and 3D artist most known for his YouTube channel called YanSculpts where he shares awesome Blender tutorials, on sculpting, textures, speedpaints, time lapses and more.

Ep.151: Atey Ghailan aka Snatti on why should always have your personal art projects

Ep.151: Atey Ghailan aka Snatti on why should always have your personal art projects

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Atey Ghailan, a.k.a Snatti, a concept artist, and illustrator, in LA. He works as Senior Illustrator and concept artist at Riot Games. In his free time, he works on his personal project called Path of Miranda.

Ep.150: How to come up with ideas and inspiration for your art with Eeva Nikunen

Ep.150: How to come up with ideas and inspiration for your art with Eeva Nikunen

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Eeva Nikunen, fantasy artist from Finland, author, and illustrator of Stargazers & Enchanted Valley, who specializes in narrative style fine art and illustration. Her mediums are oils and graphite pencils.

Ep.149: Sam Nassour on why you should master the art of observation

Ep.149: Sam Nassour on why you should master the art of observation

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Sam Nassour, an Art Director, and Visual Development Artist, in Dubai. He works mainly in animation and games, with studios like Cartoon Network, DreamWorks TV, and Nickelodeon Jr.

Ep.148: Why you can make a living as an artist with David Owens

Ep.148: Why you can make a living as an artist with David Owens

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with David Owens, illustrator and art director from NY. His focus is on editorial Illustrations, product licensing, brand development and art directing for various regional and international campaigns.

Ep.147: Victoria Ying on how to make a portfolio for animation studios

Ep.147: Victoria Ying on how to make a portfolio for animation studios

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Victoria Ying, author, and artist from LA. Her film credits include Tangled, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Paperman, Big Hero 6, and Moana. She was featured in the book Lovely - Ladies in Animation.

Ep.146: Nic Gregory on why it’s never too late to start with art career

Ep.146: Nic Gregory on why it’s never too late to start with art career

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nic Gregory, a Background Painter and VisDev Artist. From Australia, Nic decided to move to LA to work in the animation in mid-30s. He worked with Disney, Cartoon Network, and Rough Draft Studios.

Ep.145: How to find your art style with Abigail Larson

Ep.145: How to find your art style with Abigail Larson

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Abigail Larson, a mixed-media illustrator. Her work appeared in Spectrum Fantastic Art, Art Fundamentals, and Digital Artist and she’s worked with publishers like IDW Publishing, Titan Comics, 3DTotal.

Ep.144: Write and illustrate your own book series with Ruby Roth

Ep.144: Write and illustrate your own book series with Ruby Roth

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ruby Roth, artist, designer, and the author-illustrator of four books for kids on veganism. Ruby focuses on art direction, and illustration for clients in fashion, art, music, and entertainment.

Ep.143: Awesome tips for creating stories and characters with Armand Baltazar (Timeless book series)

Ep.143: Awesome tips for creating stories and characters with Armand Baltazar (Timeless book series)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Armand Baltazar, a background & visdev artist, and art director. He worked with big studios such as Dreamworks, Walt Disney, and Pixar. He is also the creator of a fantasy book series called Timeless!

Ep.142: How to protect your IP with Jessica Fong from Lonely Egg Studio

Ep.142: How to protect your IP with Jessica Fong from Lonely Egg Studio

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Jessica Fong, an illustrator with the traditional art background and a co-founder of indie game studio Lonely Egg.The studio develops highly artistic games with their first game "In the Keeper's Shadow".

Ep.141: Don’t fear rejection and always get up with Nikolas Draper-Ivey

Ep.141: Don’t fear rejection and always get up with Nikolas Draper-Ivey

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nikolas Draper-Ivey, an illustrator, and writer in NY. His work includes Star Wars and Disney Characters re-imagined as Marvel Characters. He has recently worked on the cover for Marvel’s Black Panther album!

Ep.140: How to get past things that hold us back with Karly Jade Catto

Ep.140: How to get past things that hold us back with Karly Jade Catto

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Karly Jade Catto, a Character Designer, and Illustrator from Utah. Karly's clients include Hasbro, Abrams Kids, Fisher-Price, American Girl Magazine. She is currently working in children's TV Animation.

Ep.139: Chris Ayers on what makes a great character designer

Ep.139: Chris Ayers on what makes a great character designer

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Chris Ayers, a Character Designer, and Story Artist from LA. He has worked with Dreamworks, Sony Pictures, Disney TV and others. He is known for his book series Daily Zoo, drawing one animal a day.

Ep.138: Piper Thibodeau on creating fantasy characters

Ep.138: Piper Thibodeau on creating fantasy characters

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Piper Thibodeau, a freelance character designer, and illustrator who is most known for painting cute animals and critters and has worked with clients like Nickelodeon, CGMA, Concept Cookie and DreamWorks.

Ep.137: The art of storytelling with Mauricio Abril

Ep.137: The art of storytelling with Mauricio Abril

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.

Ep.136: Camille Raveau on how to make your personal projects a reality

Ep.136: Camille Raveau on how to make your personal projects a reality

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Camille Raveau, a French writer, and illustrator from France. She is most known for her illustrated book series Will & Isabelle, Le Petit Machine - in French ‘a little machine’.

Ep.135: Zac Retz on waking up at 4am and following your dreams

Ep.135: Zac Retz on waking up at 4am and following your dreams

Zac Retz, a visdev artist working in film and game industry with SONY Pictures Animation, Dreamworks, Laika, and others. He is most known for his real-life observation paintings on his Instagram.

Ep.134: How to build your credibility with Aiman Akhtar (Fungisaurs)

Ep.134: How to build your credibility with Aiman Akhtar (Fungisaurs)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Aiman Akhtar, a freelance 3D Artist who specializes in character development and 3D print design. He is the creator of a toy line Fungisaurs, the cute hybrid of dinosaurs and mushrooms.

Ep.133: Wouter Tulp on the process of character design

Ep.133: Wouter Tulp on the process of character design

Wouter Tulp, a Freelance illustrator and Character designer from Holland. He has worked on children books, magazines, and now works with animation studios.

Ep.132: How to use networking to find a job with Isaac Orloff

Ep.132: How to use networking to find a job with Isaac Orloff

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Isaac Orloff, a visdev artist from LA. He has worked on television shows, games, and film projects with Zynga, Marvel animation, and Dreamworks. He is also known for the Sketch Dailies project.

Ep.131: How to make living by doing traditional art with Lioba Brückner

Ep.131: How to make living by doing traditional art with Lioba Brückner

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lioba Brückner, a painter based in Germany, most known for portraying young women in a surrealistic manner superimposed by plants or insects. She runs a very popular art YouTube channel full of tutorials.

Ep.130: Learn something new everyday with Francis Boncales

Ep.130: Learn something new everyday with Francis Boncales

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Francis Boncales, a Concept Artist, Illustrator, Visdev artist currently working as a background painter in Warner Bros Animation. He has also worked for Hasbro Studios, Mrs. Wordsmith, Duncan Studio.

Ep.129: Why you should welcome feedback for your art with Pernille Ørum

Ep.129: Why you should welcome feedback for your art with Pernille Ørum

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Pernille Ørum, a freelance illustrator and character designer from Denmark. Her clients include Disney, Warner Bros, Mattel, and Nickelodeon. She was the lead character designer on DC Superhero Girls.

Ep.128: Be a student of life with Brian Ajhar

Ep.128: Be a student of life with Brian Ajhar

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Brian Ajhar, a character designer, illustrator, and storyteller. His art career has spanned 3 decades and his clients include magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies, corporations, and book publishers.

Ep.127: How to get clients with Amanda and Gus from Limetown Studios

Ep.127: How to get clients with Amanda and Gus from Limetown Studios

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Amanda & Gus from Limetown Studios in Brazil. Gus does concepts and Amanda does color, light and digital painting. They work with 2D illustration and games - online, mobile, consoles, board and card games.

Ep.126: How to get a job at big studio with Felipe Machado

Ep.126: How to get a job at big studio with Felipe Machado

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Felipe Machado, a digital illustrator and concept artist from Colombia who is most known for doing the cover art for music bands and working for Lucas Films. He runs Blank Atelier and Colectivo Tajalapiz.

Ep.125: Collaborate with others to improve your skills with Hedvig H-S aka Vixiearts

Ep.125: Collaborate with others to improve your skills with Hedvig H-S aka Vixiearts

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Hedvig H-S, better known as Vixiearts, a concept artist, freelance illustrator & comic artist. She started as a comic artist in 2004 and has since then created art for books, animation, games, magazines.

Ep.124: How to get paid for doing what you love with Nathanna Erica

Ep.124: How to get paid for doing what you love with Nathanna Erica

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nathanna Erica, an illustrator and paper artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Her work focuses mainly on Illustration, storytelling, visual development, and character design.

Ep.123: How to improve your skills fast with Brett Bean from Drawn To It Studios

Ep.123: How to improve your skills fast with Brett Bean from Drawn To It Studios

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Brett Bean, a Character Designer, Visdev Artist, and teacher. He is the owner of Drawn To It Studios, creating original content and outsourcing for clients like Disney, Dreamworks, Riot Games, and Marvel.

Ep.122: How to start an art business, with Stephanie Krist (Fired Figments)

Ep.122: How to start an art business, with Stephanie Krist (Fired Figments)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Stephanie Krist, the owner of Fired Figments, a handcrafted ceramics. She studied Studio Art and business administration. Stephanie sells her fantasy dragon creations online and on art shows.

Ep.121: Do you need talent to be an artist with Sara Faber

Ep.121: Do you need talent to be an artist with Sara Faber

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Sara Faber, a full-time illustrator & visual development based in Berlin. She specializes in digital art and watercolors.

Ep.120: Don’t fear anything, it’s your own journey with Steve Ahn

Ep.120: Don’t fear anything, it’s your own journey with Steve Ahn

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Steve Ahn, a Director and Artist behind Voltron Legendary Defender & Avatar: The Legend of Korra and Ben 10. In 2017 Steve released a pilot for his animated mini-series Blossom Detective Holmes!

Ep.119: Make mistakes to learn with Zacharias Reinhardt

Ep.119: Make mistakes to learn with Zacharias Reinhardt

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Zacharias Reinhardt, a 3D artist and Blender trainer from Germany. He shares his knowledge in 200+ tutorials on YouTube. His 3D work has been featured in 3D Artist, Artstation, and BlenderNation.

Ep.118: Sometimes less is more with Olga Zavershinskaya aka Armene

Ep.118: Sometimes less is more with Olga Zavershinskaya aka Armene

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Olga Zavershinskaya, a fine art photographer, and digital artist. She is the winner of multiple International Photography Awards and Trierenberg Super Circuit, the world's largest photo art contest.

Ep.117: How to get internship in Disney with Tyler ‘Ty’ Amato

Ep.117: How to get internship in Disney with Tyler ‘Ty’ Amato

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Tyler Amato, an Illustrator and Art Director from Florida. She has worked in Disney's Yellow Shoes Creative Group, the in-house creative shop for Disney Destinations.

Ep.116: Discipline will help you achieve anything with Carolina Parada (Carosurreal)

Ep.116: Discipline will help you achieve anything with Carolina Parada (Carosurreal)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Carolina Parada, an illustrator, biologist, and researcher originally from Colombia, now living and working in France. She is most known for her stories that she writes and draws by herself!

Ep.115: Bryan Mark Taylor on being a plein air artist

Ep.115: Bryan Mark Taylor on being a plein air artist

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Bryan Mark Taylor, a painter, lecturer, inventor and world traveler! He is most known for his plein air paintings and his work has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air, and other publications.

Ep.114: Mike Henry on how to run sketching groups

Ep.114: Mike Henry on how to run sketching groups

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Mike Henry, a concept artist and art director, working at BigPoint. Most of his career, he has worked in the gaming industry with studios like Zynga, Blizzard Activision, Booyah, Disney Mobile, Ubisoft.

Ep.113: Kenny Anderson on how to start your art career

Ep.113: Kenny Anderson on how to start your art career

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Kenny Anderson, a character designer, illustrator, and animator. He worked on the Oscar-nominated film "The Illusionist" in 2010 and with companies, such as BBC Ceebeebies, and Disney Interactive.

Ep.112: Ashley Spires on how to choose your art agent

Ep.112: Ashley Spires on how to choose your art agent

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ashley Spires, a children books Author and illustrator. She has published more than 20 books and worked with clients like Penguin Random House and Kids Can Press. She is the creator of the Binky The Space Cat.

Ep.111: Great tips on working with clients with Luis Gadea

Ep.111: Great tips on working with clients with Luis Gadea

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Luis Gadea, a Character Designer, and Animator. He has worked in the animation industry on animated commercials, TV series and as a Character Designer for The Angry Birds movie and The Lego Movie Sequel.

Ep.110: Johanna Tarkela on motivation in the moments of self-doubt

Ep.110: Johanna Tarkela on motivation in the moments of self-doubt

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Johanna Tarkela, a self-taught artist from Finland, now residing in the UK. With a big love for the natural world and fantasy creatures, she works in digital media and creates believable atmospheric work.

Ep.109: There will always be someone who loves your art with Lemia Crescent

Ep.109: There will always be someone who loves your art with Lemia Crescent

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lemia Crescent, a self-taught artist and video games appreciator. She has a very popular YouTube and Twitch channel where she shares a video game, movie and anime speedpaints, art supply reviews, and tutorials.

Ep.108: Why it’s important to market your art with Alba Bordes from Made of Sundays

Ep.108: Why it’s important to market your art with Alba Bordes from Made of Sundays

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Alba Bordes, the co-founder of Made of Sundays studio in Finland. Together with her husband and her sister they started producing cute stickers and creative wall decoration for both homes and offices.

Ep.107: Follow your dreams with Prem Sai GS

Ep.107: Follow your dreams with Prem Sai GS

Prem is a Character Designer currently residing in San Francisco, CA. He previously worked as a design intern at DreamWorks Feature Animation, Glendale. 

Ep.106: Devon Cady-Lee shares awesome tips on how to design characters

Ep.106: Devon Cady-Lee shares awesome tips on how to design characters

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Devon Cady-Lee, a freelance Character designer and Concept Artist living in Seattle. He has worked for studios like Warner Bros Turbine, Wizard of the Coast, and latest being Motiga games Gigantic!

Ep.105: On importance of staying open to opportunities with Tyson Murphy

Ep.105: On importance of staying open to opportunities with Tyson Murphy

Tyson is a principal Artist at Riot Games. He used to be a Lead Character Artist on World of Warcraft at Blizzard Entertainment!

Ep.104: Ben Fiquet on being a video games artist

Ep.104: Ben Fiquet on being a video games artist

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ben Fiquet, an illustrator, and CEO of Lizardcube game studio. He has worked on different projects with companies like Dreamworks, Chez Eddy, King.com. A recent release is Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap.

Ep.103: How to define your brand with Gary Ham (Superham Designs)

Ep.103: How to define your brand with Gary Ham (Superham Designs)

Gary is a toy artist from the UK. His domain is pop and toy art world. His characters and illustrations evoke a bold, 1960s animation style.

Ep.102: Denis Zilber on why you should concentrate on storytelling and not tools

Ep.102: Denis Zilber on why you should concentrate on storytelling and not tools

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Denis Zilber, a freelance illustrator, and visual storyteller. He has worked with magazines like GQ, Maxim, National Geographic and animation studios like Hasbro, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon among many others.

Ep.101: Nick Runge on why it’s important to draw and paint every day

Ep.101: Nick Runge on why it’s important to draw and paint every day

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nick Runge, a watercolor, oil and comic books artist originally living in LA. He is most known as a portrait painter, describing his art “abstracted realism”. In the past, he worked for IDW and Dark Horse.

Ep.100: About the legacy of your work with Daniel Lieske (Wormworld Saga)

Ep.100: About the legacy of your work with Daniel Lieske (Wormworld Saga)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Daniel Lieske, a full-time author, and illustrator, known for his famous digital graphic novel Wormworld saga. He is also the founder of digitalartforum.de one of the biggest German digital art community.

Ep.99: The power of taking challenges on Instagram with Levi Prewitt

Ep.99: The power of taking challenges on Instagram with Levi Prewitt

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Levi Prewitt, a cartoonist from San Francisco, California. He is the creator of Repo Creepo a comic about the hunters of the ghost, vampires, and daemons! He also worked on a card game Kill the Unicorns.

Ep.98: Finding mentors with Ismael Alejandro Moreno Ozuna (IAMO)

Ep.98: Finding mentors with Ismael Alejandro Moreno Ozuna (IAMO)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ismael Alejandro Moreno Ozuna, aka IAMO from Tijuana, Mexico. He is a Cartoonist and Character Designer mostly known for his popular Nerdmigos webcomic where he shares his passion for telling stories.

Ep.97: Take your time to find your style with Alexandra Vuorio aka Kasvei

Ep.97: Take your time to find your style with Alexandra Vuorio aka Kasvei

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Alexandra Vuorio, aka Kasvei from Finland. She is a self-taught digital and watercolor artist, most known for painting whimsical female characters connected with nature.

Ep.96: Beverly Johnson on creating strong character design

Ep.96: Beverly Johnson on creating strong character design

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Beverly Johnson, from Burbank, California. She is a Character Designer and Story artist and graduate of Rhode Island School of Design mostly known for her work on children books.

Ep.95: Creating fantasy worlds with Jonas Jodicke aka JoJoe

Ep.95: Creating fantasy worlds with Jonas Jodicke aka JoJoe

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Jonas Jödicke, aka JoJoe from Germany. He is a freelance digital artist, fascinated by the worlds of fantasy and magic, the contrast between light/dark or good/evil which he portraits in his artworks.

Ep.94: Drawing every time you can with Amber (Dav Kro)

Ep.94: Drawing every time you can with Amber (Dav Kro)

Amber, aka Dav Kro, is a self-taught artist from Georgia, US. She is the Grump head and portrait artist for the Let's Play web series GameGrumps, and a story artist for Gameoverse!

Ep.93: Marc Brunet on how to be in charge of your own life

Ep.93: Marc Brunet on how to be in charge of your own life

Marc Brunet, a Character, Concept and 3D artist and founder of Cube Brush, a platform for tutorials, tools, game & design assets.

Ep.92: Running your own design studio with Alli Koch

Ep.92: Running your own design studio with Alli Koch

Alli is the founder and designer of Alli K Design. She’s been practicing her handwriting and put it to good use with Alli K Design.

Ep.91: Dan Howard on the importance of attending conventions

Ep.91: Dan Howard on the importance of attending conventions

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Dan Howard, full-time freelance illustrator and concept artist from LA. He has worked with clients such as Rocket Games, UbiSoft, Riot Games, Flight Comics, and Fantasy Flight Games, just to name a few.

Ep.90: How to make your own art stand out with Lars Degenhardt (Laovaan)

Ep.90: How to make your own art stand out with Lars Degenhardt (Laovaan)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lars Degenhardt, aka Laovaan from Germany. He is a watercolor, manga and digital artist from Germany known for his popular YouTube channel where he shares his art process and other videos

Ep.89: The journey of a professional comic/manga artist with Odunze Oguguo (Whytmanga)

Ep.89: The journey of a professional comic/manga artist with Odunze Oguguo (Whytmanga)

Odunze, Whytmanga, is a comic manga artist, author and illustrator of Apple Black comic and Co-Founder of Saturday-AM.

Ep.88: Making your art prints special with Fleur de Marie (Coffeshere)

Ep.88: Making your art prints special with Fleur de Marie (Coffeshere)

Fleur Marie is an illustrator, character designer and concept artist from Guadalajara, Mexico. She studied Graphic Design and Animation and currently works in Art Department of the local animation studio called Mister Machin where she creates character design and background art.

Ep.87: Creating more art buyers with Liezel & Kitty from Subject Matter Art Gallery

Ep.87: Creating more art buyers with Liezel & Kitty from Subject Matter Art Gallery

Liezel is the Co-Founder/Director and Kitty is the Artists director of Subjectmatter - a photographic contemporary gallery, which represents and promotes upcoming, established and award-winning artists.

Ep.86: What it takes to be a great artist with Nathan Fowkes

Ep.86: What it takes to be a great artist with Nathan Fowkes

Nathan Fowkes is a veteran artist with screen credits on 11 feature films including The Prince of Egypt, Spirit, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, The Legend of Puss in Boots, Rio 2 and recently Ferdinand.

Ep.85: Hieu Nguyen (Kelogsloops) on capturing feelings in your artworks

Ep.85: Hieu Nguyen (Kelogsloops) on capturing feelings in your artworks

Hieu Nguyen, better known by his artist name Kelogsloops, is a digital and watercolor artist based out of Melbourne, Australia.

Ep.84: Making your dreams come true with Angela Jarman from Fancy Fairy

Ep.84: Making your dreams come true with Angela Jarman from Fancy Fairy

Angela has been making and selling fairy wings for over 10 years, and as a sole proprietor for 7 of them.Her wings have been used in Victoria Secret fashion shows, on Katy Perry in Every Day is a Holiday,  Music video and in multiple fine art photography projects.

Ep.83: Old masters and the simplicity with Chris Solarski

Ep.83: Old masters and the simplicity with Chris Solarski

Chris is a game designer and author who specializes in the relationships between video game aesthetics and user experience.

Ep.82: Freelancing since she was 15 years old with Devin Elle Kurtz (Tamberella)

Ep.82: Freelancing since she was 15 years old with Devin Elle Kurtz (Tamberella)

Devin started her professional freelance illustrator career when she was only 15 years old! She creates stunning animals, creatures, and natural environment work. She loves to tutor and teach other artists as well and you can learn from her during private consultations or from her tutorials on Patreon and Gumroad.

Ep.81: How to start and succeed as full time comic author and illustrator with Raul Trevino

Ep.81: How to start and succeed as full time comic author and illustrator with Raul Trevino

Raul Trevino is a comic book writer and illustrator originally from Monterrey, Mexico, now based in Chiba, Japan. He has been making comics for the last 15 years, and his specialty is to create fun worlds full of adventure. He wants to have a dialogue with his audience through his stories.

Ep.80: Stephen Silver on the power of your journey

Ep.80: Stephen Silver on the power of your journey

Stephen has designed characters for Disney Television Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing the style of the shows such as "Kim Possible", "Danny Phantom" Kevin Smith's "Clerks" the animated series, and many more.

Ep.79: The vision behind your brand with Sarah Amijo (Big Bear and Bird)

Ep.79: The vision behind your brand with Sarah Amijo (Big Bear and Bird)

Sarah is the founder of Big Bear & Bird store based in Indonesia. Her aim is to create one-of-a-kind illustrations and exquisitely unique design ideas.

Ep.78: The path of an artist with Sebastien Le Divenah

Ep.78: The path of an artist with Sebastien Le Divenah

Sébastien is a French concept artist, illustrator, and art director currently working at Supamonks studio and in the animation film industry.

Ep.77: The art of conceptual photography with Anya Anti

Ep.77: The art of conceptual photography with Anya Anti

Anya is internationally published and award-winning photo artist from New York. Her work has been featured in BoredPanda, Petapixels and Fstoppers.

Ep.76: Michele Arrieta on the importance of 1-on-1 mentorship

Ep.76: Michele Arrieta on the importance of 1-on-1 mentorship

Michele Arrieta is an illustrator and graphic designer living in San Diego, California

Ep.75: Kerby Rosanes on why you should never quit drawing!

Ep.75: Kerby Rosanes on why you should never quit drawing!

Kerby Rosanes is a Philippines-based illustrator who works mainly with ordinary black fine liners to magically illustrate his “doodle” world and Animorphia.

Ep.74: How to become a surf, skate and street artist with Fieldey

Ep.74: How to become a surf, skate and street artist with Fieldey

In this episode I chat with Haylee "Fieldey" Fieldes who is a Surf, Skate & Street Artist.

Ep.73: From studying psychology to becoming a full time artist with Gosia Kmiec (Mkmiec Art)

Ep.73: From studying psychology to becoming a full time artist with Gosia Kmiec (Mkmiec Art)

Małgorzata is a freelance 2D artist, specializing in digital illustration and concept art (focusing on character and creature design).

Ep.72: Dave Malan on how to have a successful freelancing career with 4 kids

Ep.72: Dave Malan on how to have a successful freelancing career with 4 kids

David is a professional artist of over 15 years. He's worked as a production artist, an illustrator, and a fine artist with clients from around the globe.

Ep.71: How to make the best out of every situation with Bea Blue

Ep.71: How to make the best out of every situation with Bea Blue

Bea is an illustrator and vizdev artist from Spain. She is a freelance artist and she works in children's literature illustration and in DreamWorks.

Ep.70: Storytelling for artists with Tom Booth

Ep.70: Storytelling for artists with Tom Booth

Tom is an illustrator, author, and art director working in Scholastic. He just released his 3rd book Don't Blink.

Ep.69: Inspiring YouTube art communities with Alice Coles (Hullo Alice)

Ep.69: Inspiring YouTube art communities with Alice Coles (Hullo Alice)

Alice is an illustrator, animator, designer, artist and a YouTuber. She has a very popular YouTube channel where she makes art videos of all kinds.

Ep.68: Stefan Hansson on how to be a successful artist in gaming industry

Ep.68: Stefan Hansson on how to be a successful artist in gaming industry

In this episode I chat with Stefan Hansson, who works as a Freelance Concept Artist, Illustrator, and Art Director within the creative industries.

Ep.67: Tips for preparing your portfolio with Matt Boismier (Tooninator)

Ep.67: Tips for preparing your portfolio with Matt Boismier (Tooninator)

Matt Boismier, also known as Tooninator, is a character designer and animation art director originally from Ontario, now living and working in Vancouver.

Ep.66: From studying Law to successful art career with Georgi Georgiev (Goshun)

Ep.66: From studying Law to successful art career with Georgi Georgiev (Goshun)

Georgi is an illustrator and concept artist from Sofia, Bulgaria. He worked on concept art and matte paintings for movies such as Conan and Expendables.

Ep.65: Nina Stajner about overcoming ‘naysayers’ and running a successful Etsy store

Ep.65: Nina Stajner about overcoming ‘naysayers’ and running a successful Etsy store

Nina is a graphic designer by profession, an illustrator by heart. Inspired by travels and wildlife she illustrates joyful animals in their environment.

Ep.64: JellieBee on how to start with YouTube and her interest in Japanese culture

Ep.64: JellieBee on how to start with YouTube and her interest in Japanese culture

Morgan Amelia, from the UK, also known as JellieBee is a sequential illustrator developing comics and creating YouTube videos about art and illustration.

Ep.63: Talia Zoref and her journey to working with Vogue, ELLE, Glamour, HM, Gucci and Moschino

Ep.63: Talia Zoref and her journey to working with Vogue, ELLE, Glamour, HM, Gucci and Moschino

With a great passion for fashion, Talia Zoref creates art for big brands like Vogue, ELLE, Cosmo, Glamour, HM, Gucci, MAC or Moschino.

Ep.62: Marta Nael about her distinctive style and building her community

Ep.62: Marta Nael about her distinctive style and building her community

Marta is a Spanish artist working for publisher Ediciones Babylon. After completing a Fine Arts degree she started to learn and thrive in digital art.

Ep.61: Jessica Laurent on finding yourself as an artist

Ep.61: Jessica Laurent on finding yourself as an artist

Jess is a director, storyboarder, editor, character designer, animator who is passionate about teaming up with talented artists to create great projects.

Ep.60: Yana Bogatch (CosmicSpectrum) about her life views and her first graphic novel

Ep.60: Yana Bogatch (CosmicSpectrum) about her life views and her first graphic novel

Yana is a full-time freelance illustrator and comic artist. She creates in-depth tutorials full of tips that she discovered over her 10+ years of drawing.

Ep.59: Kiki Eiseman (Gweakles) on overcoming obstacles to become a full time artist

Ep.59: Kiki Eiseman (Gweakles) on overcoming obstacles to become a full time artist

Kiersten or Kiki, a Florida native, is a full-time visual designer and illustrator with a focus on pop culture illustration.

Ep.58: Carlos Ortega Elizalde about learning 3D art by himself and his artistic journey

Ep.58: Carlos Ortega Elizalde about learning 3D art by himself and his artistic journey

Carlos is a self taught 3D artist and graphic designer from Mexico. He is most known for his stunning character designs, perfectly rendered in 3D.

Ep.57: How to grow your community online with Isabel Weber (Kassiopeeia)

Ep.57: How to grow your community online with Isabel Weber (Kassiopeeia)

Kassi is a creative watercolor illustrator based in Germany. Using mostly pastel color palette, her characters always feel airy and dreamy.

Ep.56: Geneva Benton on colors inspiration, galleries and living from art full time

Ep.56: Geneva Benton on colors inspiration, galleries and living from art full time

Geneva is a self-taught freelancing illustrator, who specializes in character art and portraits with a fondness for color mixing.

Ep.55: Arucelli on having fun with art and being open to learning from everyone

Ep.55: Arucelli on having fun with art and being open to learning from everyone

Arucelli is a digital artist from North Carolina. She is most known for drawing anime and colorful Manga style with a fantasy feel.

Ep.54: Helga Jiang from PuddingFishcakes about art and craft communities on YouTube

Ep.54: Helga Jiang from PuddingFishcakes about art and craft communities on YouTube

Helga has been making video tutorials in an effort to bring the joy of polymer clay and crafts to other crafters like herself.

Ep.53: Anthony Christou (Luminous Ages) on art, business and how to run Kickstarter campaigns

Ep.53: Anthony Christou (Luminous Ages) on art, business and how to run Kickstarter campaigns

Anthony Christou is a Concept Artist and Illustrator based in Adelaide, South Australia. He is the illustrator and writer for the comic “Luminous Ages”.

Ep.52: Rosalind Davis on being an artist, curator and catalyst

Ep.52: Rosalind Davis on being an artist, curator and catalyst

Rosalind Davis is an artist-curator and a graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003). 

Ep.51: Bryan Sims on why you don’t have to go to expensive school to do animation

Ep.51: Bryan Sims on why you don’t have to go to expensive school to do animation

Bryan Sims is a Los Angeles based artist, a graduate of Art Center College of Design with a passion for visual development, story, character, and sketching.

Ep.50: Drawing Disney fanart and finding your own style with Dylan Bonner

Ep.50: Drawing Disney fanart and finding your own style with Dylan Bonner

Dylan is an amazing illustrator and freelance artist from Michigan. He is most known for his lovely mermaids, Disney fanart, and comics.

Ep.49: Lena Danya on being a full time oil artist and YouTuber

Ep.49: Lena Danya on being a full time oil artist and YouTuber

Lena is a full-time fine artist living in Florida. She is mostly known for painting natural scenes with oil paints her YouTube channel.

Ep.48: Chloe Giordano about the art of embroidery and how to live from it

Ep.48: Chloe Giordano about the art of embroidery and how to live from it

Chloe is an illustrator and graphic designer known for her animals embroidered with very fine details, so real that they seem to be sleeping on the canvas. 

Ep.47: Chris Orrillo (Krizpii) on how to develop your own art style and his journey as an artist

Ep.47: Chris Orrillo (Krizpii) on how to develop your own art style and his journey as an artist

Christian is a self-taught, visual artist. Most of his art pieces have a glowy and fantastic feel and can be categorized as a contemporary art.

Ep.46: Licensing your art to Disney, Star Wars and Warner Bros with Rob Kaz

Ep.46: Licensing your art to Disney, Star Wars and Warner Bros with Rob Kaz

Rob is a concept artist and character designer. He was granted the license to paint some of his favorite films from Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Warner Bros

Ep.45: Dina Brodsky on being a full time artist and mother of a toddler

Ep.45: Dina Brodsky on being a full time artist and mother of a toddler

Dina Brodsky is a contemporary artist with love for painting realistic miniatures, originally from Boston, now living and working in New York City.

Ep.44: Chloe Rose on personality of the artist is as important as the art itself

Ep.44: Chloe Rose on personality of the artist is as important as the art itself

Chloe has very entertaining and insightful videos for artists on Youtube, where she is constantly growing her community.

Ep.43: Wolfram Kampffmeyer (Paperwolf) about succeeding on Etsy and Dawanda

Ep.43: Wolfram Kampffmeyer (Paperwolf) about succeeding on Etsy and Dawanda

Wolfram is the designer and creative mind behind Paperwolf. His passion is creating new paper sculptures with lively expressions.

Ep.42: How to develop your art skills with Rachel Favelle (Pop Surrealist Artist)

Ep.42: How to develop your art skills with Rachel Favelle (Pop Surrealist Artist)

Rachel is a Contemporary Pop - Surrealist Artist. With degrees in Illustration and Education, she has been working in the field of Art Education since 2000.

Ep.41: How to prepare your portfolio for Disney with Julia Blattman (jbdraws)

Ep.41: How to prepare your portfolio for Disney with Julia Blattman (jbdraws)

Julia Blattman is an Academy of Art University graduate residing in California. She designs characters and backgrounds for Disney’s mobile games.

Ep.40: Lärienne (lariennechan) on how to succeed in different social media

Ep.40: Lärienne (lariennechan) on how to succeed in different social media

Lärienne, a traditional and digital freelance illustrator from Poland brings various characters, concepts, symbolism, and stories to life.

Ep.39: Ahmed Aldoori on talent and discipline

Ep.39: Ahmed Aldoori on talent and discipline

Ahmed Aldoori graduated from Art Center College of Design with a BS in Entertainment Design. He enjoys and is very active in teaching art through YouTube.

Ep.38: Mattias Adolfsson on importance of details in your artwork and starting from scratch

Ep.38: Mattias Adolfsson on importance of details in your artwork and starting from scratch

Mattias is a freelance illustrator living just outside of Stockholm, Sweden. He is most known for his detailed ink illustrations,

Ep.37: Why going to art school might not be the best for you with Chantal Horeis

Ep.37: Why going to art school might not be the best for you with Chantal Horeis

Chantal is an Illustrator and concept artist from Germany. She attended the Art Academy in Düsseldorf, where she trained to draw and paint traditionally.

Ep.36: Family life and art career with Nerea Mas

Ep.36: Family life and art career with Nerea Mas

Nerea, also known as Ne is a Spanish illustrator, character designer and concept artist from one of my most favorite cities in the world, Barcelona.

Ep.35: Why you should take advice from people who are where you want to be with Lord Gris

Ep.35: Why you should take advice from people who are where you want to be with Lord Gris

Lord Gris is a Game assets designer. She creates most of her artworks digitally and she also produces prints and stickers from her creations.

Ep.34: The craft of urban sketching with Teoh Yi Chie from Parkablogs.com

Ep.34: The craft of urban sketching with Teoh Yi Chie from Parkablogs.com

Teoh, the founder of parkablogs.com is an artist/designer who creates graphics for news publication. He now shares his experience and knowledge on YouTube.

Ep.33: Bring the joy of art to a wider audience with Song & Annette from Paint Events Zurich

Ep.33: Bring the joy of art to a wider audience with Song & Annette from Paint Events Zurich

Paint events are social get-togethers for anyone with no prior painting experience required! Paint events are about letting your creativity flow.

Ep.32: Alisa Vysochina on how to choose the right printer and paper for selling your art prints

Ep.32: Alisa Vysochina on how to choose the right printer and paper for selling your art prints

Alisa is a freelance illustrator, primarily working with watercolors. She loves plants and flowers which reflect in her beautiful watercolor illustrations.

Ep.31: Fantasy worlds building with Sean Andrew Murray (City of Gateway)

Ep.31: Fantasy worlds building with Sean Andrew Murray (City of Gateway)

Sean is a freelance illustrator, concept artist, author, and teacher living in Florida. He is the creator of City of Gateway.

Ep.30: Being a mom and full time artist with Simone Grünewald (Schmoedraws)

Ep.30: Being a mom and full time artist with Simone Grünewald (Schmoedraws)

Simone Gruenewald is a digital and traditional artist from Germany. She loves to tell stories with her sketches in fantasy settings or inspired by her life.

Ep.29: How to set goals and stay motivated with Monique Renee

Ep.29: How to set goals and stay motivated with Monique Renee

Monique is a part artist - part fairy bringing all magic! She specializes in traditional art and her medium of choice is watercolor.

Ep.28: Why it’s a good idea to attend art competitions with Meike Schneider (2D/3D)

Ep.28: Why it’s a good idea to attend art competitions with Meike Schneider (2D/3D)

Meike is a 2D/3D Character & Environment Artist currently freelancing for various animation studios and working at the PIXL VISN Media Arts Academy.

Ep.27: Art is craft and science with Proko

Ep.27: Art is craft and science with Proko

Stan is an artist, teacher, and owner of Proko.com, a resource for artists to get good art instruction videos.

Ep.26: How to be resourceful artist with Djamila Knopf

Ep.26: How to be resourceful artist with Djamila Knopf

Djamila is a professional illustrator. Her drawing style is influenced by Japanese animation and artists such as Iain McCaig, Tran Nguyen, and Amei Zhao. 

Ep.25: The meaning of Fake it till you make it with Audra Auclair

Ep.25: The meaning of Fake it till you make it with Audra Auclair

Audra is a Canadian artist who specializes in exploring the surreal and beautiful female form with her transcendent fusion of fine art and illustration.

Ep.24: Hobby that became her full time career with Baylee Jae from Baylee Creations

Ep.24: Hobby that became her full time career with Baylee Jae from Baylee Creations

Baylee has been on YouTube since 2011. She creates videos related to art, like speed-paints, hauls, product reviews, tutorials, and more.

Ep.23: How to succeed in the world of children’s books with Gene Barretta

Ep.23: How to succeed in the world of children’s books with Gene Barretta

Gene is a highly accomplished and awarded children's book author and illustrator, animator and character designer.

Ep.22: Finished not perfect with Jake Parker

Ep.22: Finished not perfect with Jake Parker

Jake is an illustrator based in Utah, United States. For the last 15 years, he has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books.

Ep.21: Build your community by providing tips with Danielle Pioli

Ep.21: Build your community by providing tips with Danielle Pioli

Danielle is an artist with a keen interest in magic and joy. She believes that feeling joy will yield you the most wonderful things!

Ep.20: Don’t think about other artists as competition with Ashleigh Izienicki (missupacey)

Ep.20: Don’t think about other artists as competition with Ashleigh Izienicki (missupacey)

Ashleigh is a freelance illustrator from Colorado. Her current dream is to be able to make money doing something she loves, creating art! 

Ep.19: About the power of tutorials with Andrew Price from Blender Guru

Ep.19: About the power of tutorials with Andrew Price from Blender Guru

Andrew is the founder of Blender Guru, the free video tutorials for the open source 3D software, Blender. His goal is to help artists create better artworks.

Ep.18: Why you can learn much more by focusing on specific art topics with Tomasz Mro

Ep.18: Why you can learn much more by focusing on specific art topics with Tomasz Mro

Tomasz Mro is a Polish illustrator living in the UK. As a freelancer, he creates personal works mainly using watercolors, pencil, pens, acrylic, and inks.

Ep.17: On why is somebody going to hire me with Marco Bucci

Ep.17: On why is somebody going to hire me with Marco Bucci

Marco is a painter and illustrator and his experience includes books, film, animation, and advertising. He has worked for Walt Disney, LucasArts and others.

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

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

Neimy is a digital artist from California, currently studying in Florida. Her characters have vivid colors and beautiful flowy hair.

Ep.15: Going freelance full time with Gabriel Picolo

Ep.15: Going freelance full time with Gabriel Picolo

Gabriel is a freelance illustrator and comic artist. He grew an immense following during his online 365-day creative challenge, posting new art piece daily.

Ep.14: There is a huge art community on YouTube with Valerie Flynn from Art Ala Carte

Ep.14: There is a huge art community on YouTube with Valerie Flynn from Art Ala Carte

Valerie is a full-time artist and an art teacher. She loves teaching art and encouraging art in others! She is well known for producing video art tutorials.

Ep.13: Why to fear missed opportunities more than failure with Ani Cahwje from What a Curly Life

Ep.13: Why to fear missed opportunities more than failure with Ani Cahwje from What a Curly Life

Anabella is the designer behind What a Curly Life. She is passionate about creating and loves to bring joy and smiles with everything she makes.

Ep.12: On finding your unique style with Robb Mommaerts

Ep.12: On finding your unique style with Robb Mommaerts

Robb is a comic books illustrator and graphic designer. He specializes in drawing comic books, children's books, game art, and character design.

Ep.11: Curious mind of an artist with Tod Polson (The Book of Life)

Ep.11: Curious mind of an artist with Tod Polson (The Book of Life)

Tod is an animation designer and director. He is known for his work on Howl (2010), The Secret of Kells (2009) and The Book of Life (2014).

Ep.10: There is room for everybody in the art industry with Cyarine

Ep.10: There is room for everybody in the art industry with Cyarine

Laura aka Cyarine is digital artist from Holland who enjoys all pretty things. Every day she inspires her +1.5m followers on Instagram with her artworks.

Ep.9: Promote positivity and happiness with Tatyana Vogt from Love Teacup Kisses

Ep.9: Promote positivity and happiness with Tatyana Vogt from Love Teacup Kisses

Tatyana is an illustrator & YouTuber that makes fun, silly, sassy and cute drawings along with awesome products and videos featuring those drawings.

Ep.8: Why doing art equals running a business with Erin Dollar from Cotton & Flax

Ep.8: Why doing art equals running a business with Erin Dollar from Cotton & Flax

Erin is the designer and maker behind Cotton & Flax, a line of handmade textile home goods, which she founded in 2012.

Ep.7: From Dreamworks to successful Kickstarter campaigns with Jason Brubaker from Coffee Table Comics

Ep.7: From Dreamworks to successful Kickstarter campaigns with Jason Brubaker from Coffee Table Comics

Jason is a visual development and story board artist, producing graphic novels full-time. Some of his credits include Blade, Pitch Black, and Van Helsing.

Ep.6: John Nevarez on working for animation studios like Pixar and SONY Pictures Animation

Ep.6: John Nevarez on working for animation studios like Pixar and SONY Pictures Animation

John is a Visual Development and Story Artist at Sony Pictures Animation in California. He created designs for Inside Out, Monster’s University and Cars 2.

Ep.5: About Manga art and hard work with Asia Ladowska

Ep.5: About Manga art and hard work with Asia Ladowska

Asia Ladowska is a designer & illustrator based in the UK. She creates amazing characters inspired by Manga and created by either pencils or Copic markers

Ep.4: Creating comics on Patreon and YouTube with LavenderTowne

Ep.4: Creating comics on Patreon and YouTube with LavenderTowne

Lavender Towne is a comic book artist, a Ravenclaw, and a little sleepy. She is doing pretty well on Patreon and YouTube!

Ep.3: How to succeed at big animation studio with Eliza Ivanova from Pixar

Ep.3: How to succeed at big animation studio with Eliza Ivanova from Pixar

Eliza Ivanova, originally from Sofia, Bulgaria is an animator and illustrator based in San Francisco and currently working with Pixar Animation Studios.

Ep.2: On running art studio and living frugal lifestyle with Trent Kaniuga from Aquatic Moon

Ep.2: On running art studio and living frugal lifestyle with Trent Kaniuga from Aquatic Moon

Trent Kaniuga is the owner of Aquatic Moon, a boutique Atelier/Art House providing contract art services for industry leading video games.

Ep.1: Color combinations and inspiration with Loish

Ep.1: Color combinations and inspiration with Loish

Loish works as a freelance illustrator and animator from her home in Holland. She was featured in Imagine FX and published her own book The Art of Loish.

Ep.0: About Art Side of Life Podcast

Ep.0: About Art Side of Life Podcast

Art Side of Life is a 5-day a week podcast and YouTube interviews show dedicated to inspiring all the artists out there to pursue their passion in life.