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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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#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

#094 Craig Mullins, Part 7: Edges

11/1/2018
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Craig Mullins isn't so much AGAINST edges as much as he doesn't feel they are as important as shape, value, or other aspects of art. This might come as a heavy blow considering that most of us learned art in the first place using hard lines. In Part 7 of this mini-series, Craig explains why artists get into edges too quickly, what artists should consider instead of edges, and when should edges be properly deployed. DIGITAL PAINTING WITH CRAIG...

Duration:00:07:44

#093 Self-Taught Concept Artist, Jana Schirmer

10/26/2018
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Jana Schirmer is a concept artist from Germany who has done what a lot of us want to do: she is entirely self-taught but her passion helped drive her career to where it is today in the gaming industry, having worked for Blizzard Entertainment, Guerilla Games, Ubisoft, Riot Games, and Wizards of the Coast. Sign up for Schoolism House! https://www.schoolism.com/house.php ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com JANA SCHIRMER https://www.instagram.com/janaschirmer BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:01:06:40

#092 The Core with Nathan Fowkes, Part 4: Quoting

10/25/2018
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It's a taboo topic for some, but if you're trying to succeed as an artist AND make ends meet at the same time, this is something you need to hear: in this episode, veteran entertainment industry artist, Nathan Fowkes, talks money with Bobby. How to quote a client, how to charge for your services is something that every artist needs to know but few are ever taught. Nathan shares the common styles of quoting, which he prefers, and how you can set yourself up for success joining a...

Duration:00:22:17

#091 Craig Mullins, Part 6: Color

10/22/2018
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Even Craig Mullins admits that he's trolling us when he says that "color is not important". In Part 6 of this mini series, Craig stresses to Bobby the idea that color and value are completely different things; if the shape and the values are correct, ANY color will do -- there is no "wrong color". DIGITAL PAINTING WITH CRAIG MULLINS https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=44 BOBBY CHIU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Duration:00:03:49

#090 The Live-Action JimBob Drawing Show!

10/18/2018
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Bobby is joined in the studio today by his good friend, Jim Bryson. Jim and Bobby go way back: they went to school together, won an Emmy together for "Niko and the Sword of Light", and did the JimBob Drawing Show (Instagram: @jimbobdrawingshow) together. Now they're doing a Kickstarter together for the official "JimBob Drawing Show" artbook! Along the way, they talk about the experience of putting together a crowdfunding campaign and answer viewers' questions....

Duration:01:01:49

#089 John Park: Brainstorm a New Kind of Education

10/15/2018
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Blockbuster film concept artist, John Park, figures the average art student uses about 30% of their education in their eventual job. Does that sound right? John and Bobby talk about their own college experiences, share what they've learned from starting art schools, and discuss how the heck they manage to squeeze so much productivity into a single day. Sign up for Schoolism House! https://www.schoolism.com/house.php ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com JOHN...

Duration:01:11:02

#088 The Core with Nathan Fowkes, Part 3: Freelancing

10/11/2018
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Nathan Fowkes worked in-house at DreamWorks Animation for 15 years before going out on his own as a freelancer. In part 3 of this mini-series, Nathan gets to the core of something that they don't teach in school: quality of life as a studio artist, the pros and cons, and how one can go about building a thriving business as a freelance artist. LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE WITH NATHAN FOWKES https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36 NATHAN FOWKES Instagram:...

Duration:00:26:45

#087 Rafael Grassetti: God of War

10/8/2018
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Rafael Grassetti started his career in advertising in his native Brazil before working his way into the gaming industry with BioWare in Canada and eventually to the US with Sony Santa Monica. Rafael talks to Bobby about his career and how he was able to travel the path that a lot of artists outside of North America try to take and find himself the principle artist on one of the greatest and best-selling action game franchises of all time, God of War. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com...

Duration:00:58:23

#086 Understanding Textures with Jonathan Hardesty

10/2/2018
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Today we talk heavily about the importance of textures with artist Jonathan Hardesty. We also discuss Jon's 8 aspects of textures that will help you understand and catergorize textures easier. Jon has a new class on Schoolism "Understanding Textures" https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=45

Duration:01:03:16

#085 The Intersection of Art and Technology with Stan Prokopenko

10/1/2018
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Some artists seek to master classic skills and ultimately join the pantheon. Then there are artists like Stan Prokopenko who take their traditional skills and innovate a whole new pantheon altogether! In this interview, Bobby talks to Stan not just about his art but how he translates his work and his teaching into the modern world of social media and artificial intelligence. ART EDUCATION https://www.schoolism.com STAN PROKOPENKO https://www.youtube.com/user/ProkoTV BOBBY CHIU Instagram:...

Duration:01:13:47

#084 James Paick: Launch Pad to Scribble Pad

9/20/2018
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Bobby and Scribble Pad Studios founder and creative director, James Paick, have fun sharing stories of how they went from black sheep to professional artists: the aimless energy, the parental negotiations, and the student debt -- oh my goodness, the debt! From their throes of rebellion came the clarity of becoming artists, growing talent in groups, and eventually the success that they enjoy today. If you're a little lost and art is your guiding light, maybe this interview will convince you...

Duration:01:13:57