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ON ANDROID? Use PODCAST REPUBLIC APP. Talking about art and life as an artist, hosted by Emmy winning creator and award winning artist, Bobby Chiu. Join Bobby as he interviews top artists working in film, animation, tv, illustration, games (Iain McCaig, Craig Mullins, Brenda Chapman... etc) and shares his own thoughts and philosophies about art and being an artist. For online art courses, live art workshops, and over 100 free artist video interviews visit SCHOOLISM.com

ON ANDROID? Use PODCAST REPUBLIC APP. Talking about art and life as an artist, hosted by Emmy winning creator and award winning artist, Bobby Chiu. Join Bobby as he interviews top artists working in film, animation, tv, illustration, games (Iain McCaig, Craig Mullins, Brenda Chapman... etc) and shares his own thoughts and philosophies about art and being an artist. For online art courses, live art workshops, and over 100 free artist video interviews visit SCHOOLISM.com
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ON ANDROID? Use PODCAST REPUBLIC APP. Talking about art and life as an artist, hosted by Emmy winning creator and award winning artist, Bobby Chiu. Join Bobby as he interviews top artists working in film, animation, tv, illustration, games (Iain McCaig, Craig Mullins, Brenda Chapman... etc) and shares his own thoughts and philosophies about art and being an artist. For online art courses, live art workshops, and over 100 free artist video interviews visit SCHOOLISM.com

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#114 Bryan Mark Taylor: Artist, Inventor, World Traveler

1/21/2019
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Starting with oil paints at age 8, Bryan Mark Taylor was practically destined to be a painter. World traveler too? Sure, why not? But inventor and entrepreneur? That's where things get interesting! A decorated plein air painter, Bryan loves painting outside anywhere and everywhere in the world. That passion for seeing the world led him to invent an easel for plein air painters, which he turned into a thriving business. In this interview, Bryan talks to Bobby about his upbringing, those...

Duration:01:12:33

#113 The Core with Nathan Fowkes, Part 7: Building a Portfolio

1/17/2019
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In Part 7 of this mini-series, veteran entertainment industry artist, Nathan Fowkes, gets to the core of building a portfolio that will get you hired. He explains to Bobby how one amazing image doesn't make an good portfolio, what studios are looking for in the portfolio of their next hire, and the one vital thing that a good portfolio should demonstrate. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com NATHAN FOWKES https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:11:46

#112 Craig Mullins, Part 9: Refinement

1/14/2019
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In the ninth and final part of this mini-series, Bobby asks the question that we all think when we see Craig Mullins painting: if simplification is so vital, how are his paintings always so epic and rich with detail?! DIGITAL PAINTING WITH CRAIG MULLINS https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=44 BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:00:04:12

#111 The Founder of Gnomon, Alex Alvarez

1/10/2019
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If you're an art student, you have to hear what Alex Alvarez has to say about the education you're getting. Alex's film credits include Avatar, Star Trek, and Prometheus, but you probably know him best as the founder of the Gnomon School of Visual Effects. In this interview, Alex talks to Bobby about the almost accidental origins of Gnomon, A-list directors who are also fans, and the state of art education today. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com ALEX...

Duration:01:11:09

#110 Marco Nelor: Journey of the Forbidden Artist

1/7/2019
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On more than one occasion, Marco Nelor went into an art test and was given his own work to use as reference. This and other anecdotes will give you an idea of his journey from the inner city where he didn't even know about concept art as a career, to working on such dream projects as Black Panther, Mortal Kombat X, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and A-list music videos. Marco used the tools available to him -- art and hard work -- to escape from his early, crime-ridden environment, just as his...

Duration:01:17:36

#109 Hyper Networking with Ovi Nedelcu

1/3/2019
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"This is Ovi, I'm a character designer at Warner Bros. Can I speak to..." In this interview, freelance character designer, Ovi Nedelcu, recounts how, as a young and naive new artist, he got advice from Bruce Timm, had lunch with Nico Marlet, became penpals with Brad Bird, hung out with Glenn Keane, and pitched a book to Kobe Bryant, all by leveraging his skills and his willingness to simply pick up the phone and introduce himself. OVI NEDELCU https://www.instagram.com/ovi_nedelcu BOBBY...

Duration:01:05:50

#108 Insider Tips with Karla Ortiz, Part 1: Your Portfolio

12/31/2018
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Movies have taught us, when breaking in somewhere, it always helps to have someone on the inside. Today, we're breaking into live action films, and our insider is Karla Ortiz! She shares with Bobby her advice on how to build an effective portfolio that will help you not just hired, but get hired for the things you want to do! KARLA ORTIZ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kortizart BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:00:06:34

#107 Rodney Rothman: Something Else

12/27/2018
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Rodney Rothman was the head writer on the Late Show with David Letterman at 24 years old. When he transitioned from talk shows and sketch comedy to film, his comedy evolved into something else. 22 Jump Street, on which he was a writer, was unlike any other TV adaptations and sequels. Bobby first met Rodney while working on an unproduced project, The Something, which Rodney wrote and was directing. In this interview, he talks to Bobby about being one the writers and directors of Spider-Man:...

Duration:00:56:20

#106 Patrick O'Keefe: Wall-Drawer to Wall-Crawler

12/23/2018
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It's fitting that, early in Patrick O'Keefe's graffiti career, his art got him busted AND hired on the same day. From then on, his career has been a collision of timelines from across the art-verse, starting with graffiti, then studying animation at Sheridan College, painting at Emily Carr, followed by working in gaming, and more recently, art direction and visual development on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Patrick traces these threads with Bobby and they talk about the many points at...

Duration:01:06:04

#104 Common Art Mistakes Beginners Make

12/18/2018
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Bobby's tips are usually about things to do in order to get ahead in your career. In this ChiuStream, Bobby will give you the reverse angle on the action and talk about the things that you should STOP doing in order to advance yourself. All this and he will answer your questions too!

Duration:01:03:50

#103 What are the art fundamentals?

12/13/2018
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Art fundamentals, art fundamentals. When working on our art, we hear this word all the time, but what does it actually mean? In this video, I talk about what SPECIFICALLY is fundamental to your art. Notes: Art education at http://www.schoolism.com

Duration:00:05:46

#102 What are Bobby's New Year's Resolutions?

12/11/2018
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Bobby's New Year's resolution is... 4K. That is, it's clear, well-defined, and gets his high fidelity. In this ChiuStream, Bobby shares his macro vision for the year: his New Year's Resolutions. Join him live and talk about what you resolve in 2019. Starting this hour, take your resolutions seriously and don't expect them to fail and start next year on a launching pad with booster rockets!

Duration:01:08:35

#101 The Core with Nathan Fowkes, Part 6: Fundamentals and Constant Practice

12/6/2018
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In Part 6 of this mini-series, veteran entertainment industry artist, Nathan Fowkes, relates to Bobby how attention to the fundamentals and constant practice shaped his career. His steadfast painting exercises that he could never skip led him to simultaneously working at both Disney AND DreamWorks, which led him to teaching all over the world. Nathan credits this career trajectory to his masterful fundamentals and constant training. Spoiler alert: he tells Bobby, if he slacked off once, he...

Duration:00:13:35

#100 Craig Mullins, Part 8: Finishing a Painting

11/22/2018
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Craig Mullins finishes a painting the same way that he starts, just more refined. In Part 8 of this mini-series, Craig talks to Bobby about how, yes, the big shapes are important, but a painting ends on details. Just as he begins by analyzing large structures and blocking in, he finishes by considering refinements like light striking a belt loop or the cast shadow from an eyelid. This is what makes him the Godfather! DIGITAL PAINTING WITH CRAIG...

Duration:00:03:45

#099 ChiuStream: How I fast-tracked my career

11/19/2018
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When he began his art career, Bobby was told that things were done this way, advancement happened like that, and that was how things were. But by doing things like everyone else, Bobby would inevitably have a career that was just like everyone else's. So instead of following what was already laid out in front of him, Bobby identified simple things that he could change to boost his career, go off the beaten track, and distinguish himself and his work early on. In this ChiuStream, Bobby will...

Duration:01:03:31

#098 Gregory Manchess: Going Above the Timberline

11/15/2018
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In this interview, Bobby spends an hour with one of his artistic heroes, award-winning illustrator, Gregory Manchess. They talk about how Gregory views himself and his art, what storytelling and painting have in common, and how he went about doing over 120 oil paintings (!!) for his masterwork, Above the Timberline, his novel published by Simon & Schuster. ------------------- Get art education at http://www.schoolism.com

Duration:01:04:01

#097 Finish More Stuff with Bobby's 6 Tips

11/14/2018
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How many personal projects do you have unfinished in your computer or studio? How many of those are likely to EVER be finished? We all have stuff that we were super excited to start but haven't be able to finish. Bobby used to be the same way, until he adopted strategies for staying organized and keeping his projects on the rails.

Duration:01:09:31

#096 The Core with Nathan Fowkes, Part 5: Environments

11/8/2018
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Entertainment industry veteran, Nathan Fowkes, learned early on that character designers had the glamor jobs while environment artists like himself had to settle for being unsung heroes. To raise the stature of environments on his projects, he aimed to design them into supporting actors. In Part 5 of this mini-series, Nathan recalls to Bobby how he did exactly this on How to Train Your Dragon and gives Bobby the urge to fire up his DVD player! ENVIRONMENT DESIGN WITH NATHAN...

Duration:00:11:59

#095 How to Make Your Art Memorable?

11/7/2018
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Quick! When we say artwork, what's the first piece that comes to mind? For this experiment, it doesn't matter whether the artwork in your mind is the Mona Lisa or a Banksy piece sticking out of a shredder, the important thing is that you remembered it. There's a certain alchemy to making art memorable and memorable art. In this Chiustream, Bobby talks about his tips for creating art that sticks!

Duration:00:58:40