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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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English


Episodes

#184 Catching Lightning with Djamila Knopf: Part 2 - Generating Ideas

10/10/2019
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A lot of artists say that one of the two hardest things in art is art is starting. (The other, of course, is finishing.) In Part 2 of this mini series, independent artist, Djamila Knopf, explains how writing helps her drawings, and her other strategies for taming the blank page. STORY-DRIVEN ILLUSTRATIONS WITH DJAMILA KNOPF https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=48 DJAMILA KNOPF https://www.instagram.com/djamilaknopf BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:00:06:20

#183 Building Characters with Wouter Tulp: Part 1 - Idea Incubation

10/7/2019
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Dutch illustrator and character designer, Wouter Tulp, has worked on hundreds of books, editorials, and now, movies at Sony Pictures Animation. In Part 1 of this mini series, Bobby talks to him about his new Schoolism class, "Conceptual Characters with Wouter Tulp", beginning with what Wouter does to generate ideas. CONCEPTUAL CHARACTERS WITH WOUTER TULP https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=49 WOUTER TULP https://www.instagram.com/woutertulp BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:11:03

#182 Jordan Lamarre-Wan: The Life in Life Drawing

10/3/2019
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Bobby didn't realize at first that he had actually taught Respawn Lead Concept Artist, Jordan Lamarre-Wan, in college! As a result, this interview partly becomes a reunion as Jordan talks about what he learned from Bobby besides life drawing, how he missed a flight and nearly lost his career, and what it means to be a self-fulfilled artist in the industry. Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter by James Gurney Alla Prima II: Everything I Know About Painting by Richard Schmid

Duration:00:46:25

#181 Catching Lightning with Djamila Knopf: Part 1 - Evoking Emotion

9/30/2019
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Independent artist, Djamila Knopf, is loved by her 300,000+ Instagram followers and other social media fans for her evocative paintings and illustrations. In Part 1 of this mini series, she talks to Bobby about her new Schoolism class, "Story-Driven Illustrations", and shares some tips for evoking emotions from the viewer, which she believes is the foundation of her art. STORY-DRIVEN ILLUSTRATIONS WITH DJAMILA KNOPF https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=48 DJAMILA...

Duration:00:09:13

#180 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 13: Creating Depth

9/26/2019
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Every failure contains a lesson, which is why veteran concept artist, Nathan Fowkes, wants you to keep your work ESPECIALLY if you think it's a disaster! A lot of failures are actually, say, 75% successful. In Part 13 of this mini series, Nathan gets to the core of creating depth and how to fix paintings by focusing on three main things. ENVIRONMENT DESIGN https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=26 DESIGNING WITH COLOR AND LIGHT https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=22 PICTORIAL...

Duration:00:06:48

#179 From Coat Check to Grand Master: Donato Giancola

9/23/2019
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Did you know that Spectrum's newest Grand Master, Donato Giancola, was once lord of the coat check at the Society of Illustrators? This was just one of the tidbits that he and Bobby talk about as they disucss how the art industry has changed, what would Donato save first in a fire, and how he has adapated as a traditional artist in a digital world. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com DONATO GIANCOLA ArtStation: https://www.artstation.com/donatoarts BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:59:01

#178 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 12: Landscape Sketching From Life

9/19/2019
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Every artist who paints plein air landscapes runs into the problem of too much information. In Part 12 of this mini series, veteran concept artist and landscape painter, Nathan Fowkes, relates landscape sketching to figure drawing and challenges you to get to the core of any landscape by capturing its "gesture" in 20 strokes or less. LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36 NATHAN FOWKES https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart BOBBY...

Duration:00:10:33

#177 Riot Illustrator, Jennifer Wuestling

9/16/2019
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By all accounts, Jennifer Wuestling, now illustrating at Riot Games in Los Angeles, is a long way from the German countryside where she grew up. In this interview, she talks to Bobby about how she went from making do with an education in graphic design to creating fan-favorite splash art for one of the biggest games in the world! ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com JENNIFER WUESTLING Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jenniferwuestling BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:30:10

#176 Imogene Chayes: Gravity and Funny Feet

9/12/2019
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While binging our favorite shows, we've all thought, "Man, I would love to work on this show!" It sounds impossible when sitting on our couch, and yet this is what happened to Imogene Chayes. In this interview, she tells Bobby how an internship on a hit HBO series launched her career, the challenges she still had to face, and her recent projects, including the prequel series to a show that rhymes with Rain of Scones. Software discussed in this interview: ZBrush, Marvelous Designer, and Daz...

Duration:00:46:59

#175 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 11: Limited Color Palette

9/9/2019
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When doing plein air painting, you can't possibly bring enough paints to capture all the colors you will see in the landscape. In Part 11 of this mini series, veteran concept artist and avid landscape painter, Nathan Fowkes, gets to the core of limiting your palette to help you master the relationships of colors to one another. This can be your saving grace if you bring the wrong blue on a plein air painting session! LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR AND...

Duration:00:10:08

#174 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 10: Landscape Sketching

9/5/2019
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Veteran entertainment industry concept artist, Nathan Fowkes, teaches a class on Schoolism.com on painting landscapes in watercolor and gouache because it's something that he loves and is passionate about. In Part 10 of this mini series, he gets to the core of how painting in watercolors helps with his concept art. LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36 NATHAN FOWKES https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:42

#173 Charlotte Belland is Bringing a Wolf to LightBox!

9/2/2019
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LightBox Expo is THIS WEEKEND! For tickets, go to https://www.lightboxexpo.com! Charlotte Belland is the Chair and an Associate Professor of Animation at the Columbus College of Art & Design. She is a prolific teacher and animal illustrator who, through fortuitous serendipity, will be bringing a frickin' wolf to her life drawing presentation at LightBox Expo! ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com LIGHTBOX EXPO https://www.lightboxexpo.com CHARLOTTE BELLAND Instagram:...

Duration:00:42:45

#172 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 9: Architecture

8/29/2019
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"Paint this cityscape full of windows and doors and lights and have it done by the end of the week." Heard this before? This was veteran concept artist, Nathan Fowkes' unenviable assignment on Sinbad: The Legend of the Seven Seas. In Part 9 of this mini series, he gets to the core of architecture and the shortcuts he used to deliver on time. ENVIRONMENT DESIGN https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=26 NATHAN FOWKES https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:04

#171 Bobby's Youngest Role Model, Finnian MacManus

8/28/2019
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From speaking to Finnian MacManus, you can tell that he has given his art -- his philosophy, methodology, and workflow -- a LOT of thought. Partly this was out of necessity because of the high profile work he has done, and partly because, well, he's just like that. In this interview, he goes deep into how he organizes, the technology he uses, and how he works smarter not harder in general. He even teaches Bobby a thing or two! Finnian uses Groboto, SpeedTree, JSplacement, Gravity Sketch...

Duration:01:07:31

#170 Plein & Simple with John Burton, Part 10: Going Outside

8/22/2019
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It's not surprising that award-winning plein air painter, John Burton, is a big proponent of taking your art outside. But what if you're a digital artist who works exclusively on the computer, or a concept artist who paints out of your imagination? No matter! In Part 10 of this mini series, John explains going outside is equally important for everyone. ENVIRONMENT AND LIGHT https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=47 JOHN BURTON https://www.instagram.com/johnburtonart BOBBY...

Duration:00:12:44

#169 Rachael Dunk: Senior Look Development Director

8/19/2019
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Rachael Dunk first encountered 3D drafting programs as an architecture student and immediately fell in love. She eventually quit architecture to focus on 3D, independently learning, and re-purposing her skills towards the entertainment industry where she is now a Senior Look Development Director.

Duration:00:51:39

#168 The Core (Series 2) with Nathan Fowkes, Part 8: Edge Design

8/15/2019
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Turning a 3D scene or object into a 2D image is complicated. In Part 8 of this mini series, veteran entertainment industry concept artist, Nathan Fowkes, gets to the core of edge design and how these principles applied to his work on How to Train Your Dragon. DESIGNING WITH COLOR AND LIGHT https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=22 ENVIRONMENT DESIGN https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=26 PICTORIAL COMPOSITION https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=31 LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN...

Duration:00:11:01

#167 The Next Phase of Max Ulichney

8/12/2019
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By the time you're watching this video, art director Max Ulichney will have probably already left Elastic, the design studio he'd been at for over a decade, and gone into the film industry. This move is news to Bobby and they spend the rest of the interview talking about Max's revelation moment and what's next. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com MAX ULICHNEY Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maxulichney BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:01:06:30

#166 Plein & Simple with John Burton, Part 9: Making Shapes

8/8/2019
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To award-winning plein air painter, John Burton, shape-making is the common denominator between all kinds of art. His goal is always to present interesting shapes--shapes that might not look like anything specific up close but then you back up a few steps and, lo and behold, it's a tree on a coastline. That's the reward of art! ENVIRONMENT AND LIGHT https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=47 JOHN BURTON https://www.instagram.com/johnburtonart BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:23

#165 Matt Thorup: Baptism by Fire

8/5/2019
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Epic Games 3D Character Artist, Matt Thorup, started his art career by jumping in with both feet. In this interview, he talks about the amazing things that he launched into with enthusiasm -- in his career and in his life -- and how that made all the difference. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com MATT THORUP Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_redbeard BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:01:04:52