Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Ester Conceicao aka Tehchan, a concept artist, and illustrator. She is most known for her realistic and stylised illustrations of animals. She has worked with multiple animation and design companies.
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“The persistence is the key to growth! You can’t get better in a week, things take time to evolve. Be humble, be open to critique and feedback. Learn from people! We learn the whole life.”
- Ester’s got fortunate to get her very first artistic job while she was still in high school. She worked on artwork for children’s book. Despite the fact that the book wasn’t published in the end, she learned a lot working in the team and the experience is invaluable
- Ester’s organizes herself in chunks of time, e.g. 30 minutes, giving herself goals what she wants to accomplish in those 30 minutes
- Ester always starts her day with warm-up sketches
- Online courses – CGMA
- explore.org – life cams with animals walking around
- Art book: James Gurney – Color & Light
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All artworks by Ester Conceicao, used with permission
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