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Episode 158: Shout Out To Kelly Ripa

9/21/2018
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Sketch Zone is an art-based podcast where we speak to professionals in the gaming, movie and general art industries. Most importantly, we speak to artists in the creative industry to see how they got to where they are today. Fun Prompt Werewolf, Fencing, Woods Artist Inspiration https://www.instagram.com/kimjunggius/ https://www.instagram.com/chriscreatures/ http://www.bt-3d.de/ Show Links: Sketch Zone - http://www.sketch.zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sketchzonepodcast/ Carlos R....

Duration:02:05:12

EPISODE 157: Mike Meyers – That Racist A-Hole Made Me Fat

9/8/2018
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With an eye for new perspectives and anything unexpected, Mike seeks to engage audiences with fresh imagery that tells a story. After a successful 20-year career as a creative director/writer in the advertising industry, Mike found photography and fell in love with it. Leveraging his 60k+ social-media following, Mike currently works with brands and their agencies to help concept campaigns, shoot them, and promote them via his social network. Fun Prompt: Regal, Chameleon, Bounty Hunter,...

Duration:02:51:31

Episode 156: Look Out He's A Peeper!

8/31/2018
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Sketch Zone is an art-based podcast where we speak to professionals in the gaming, movie and general art industries. Most importantly, we speak to artists in the creative industry to see how they got to where they are today. Fun Prompt: Retro, Chicken, Pantry Artists Inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/phuongtrvn/ https://www.artstation.com/weilai https://www.instagram.com/oceanthebard/ Show Links: Sketch Zone - http://www.sketch.zone Instagram:...

Duration:02:04:36

Episode 155: Tiffanie Mang - Embarrassed By The Bottom Of Your Instagram

8/17/2018
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Tiffanie is an illustrator,, and plein air artist, and oil painter from San Diego. She studied at the University of Southern California, graduating with a BA in Animation and Digital Arts. Aside from working in the animation industry, her biggest passion is plein air painting and painting landscapes traditionally in oils, where she loves to explore the possibilities of how she can use this skill as well in digital media, animation and film. In 2016, Tiffanie worked as a painter animator on...

Duration:02:58:47

Episode 154: James A. Castillo - Say "Not Tonight, Baby" And Close The Door

8/13/2018
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James A. Castillo is a Spanish Character Designer, Art Director, Illustrator and Director based in London, UK with over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, who also really enjoys spicy food. His work ranges from publishing Illustration to art direction for virtual reality projects and everything in between. He has an interest in anything artistic that challenges the limits of what animation to achieve and loves exploring new styles and techniques. Some of his clients...

Duration:03:25:34

Episode 153: Angela Entzminger - My Dad Is My Sidekick

8/10/2018
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A native of Bakersfield, California, Angela Entzminger started drawing the day she picked up a crayon at age 2. Her love of animals, Roald Dahl books and watching Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Trek IV, and Dumbo in a continuous loop guided her on her journey to becoming a storyboard artist. She drew and wrote incessantly throughout high school and undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a degree in Communication Studies. She has served as an Editor at Vault.com in New...

Duration:03:02:42

Episode 152: Amber Aki Huang - Just Don't Pass Out!

8/3/2018
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Amber Aki Huang is a visual development artist and illustrator from Marietta, Georgia. She is currently located in Burbank, CA. She has worked with Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Pbs Kids, Samsung, and more. Amber Aki Huang is currently being represented by Natascha Morris from Book Ends Literacy for all book publications. Fun Prompt: Feeble, Goat, Painter Artist Inspiration: http://cecilecarrebook.blogspot.com/ https://www.instagram.com/carrececile/ https://www.artstation.com/jinsunglim...

Duration:02:33:36

Episode 151: Javier Guzman - It's Zesty!

7/27/2018
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Javier Guzman is a freelance artist that has worked for companies such as Nickelodeon, Laika, LucasArts, BentoBox and Fantasy Flight Games. He also has 16 years of experience as a designer and 2D Animator in the games industry. Fun Prompt: Baby, Thug, Warner Bros. Style Artist Inspiration: Rob Joseph – https://www.rob-joseph.com/ Lauren Ulieme – https://www.instagram.com/unorthodoxfox/ Justin Conway – http://www.conwayart.com/ Enrique Rivera – https://www.instagram.com/3nrique06/ Show Links:...

Duration:03:02:46

Episode 143: I Like That Logo. Let's Steal It.

5/25/2018
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Sketch Zone is an art-based podcast where we speak to professionals in the gaming, movie and general art industries. Most importantly, we speak to artists in the creative industry to see how they got to where they are today. Fun Prompt: Raccoon Softball Player Tiptoeing Artist Inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/antcgi/ https://www.instagram.com/camkendell/ Panel Links: Sketch Zone – http://www.sketch.zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sketchzonepodcast/ Carlos R. Gomez –...

Duration:02:38:33

Episode 142: Xochitl Thienes - You Might Leave With Cancer

5/18/2018
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Xochitl is a character designer and visual development artist in the LA area. She is an incredibly talented artist that has gained her experience by working with companies like Blue Geek Music, Titmouse, Feldspar Ventures, Nickelodeon and Pixar. She is featured as an Up And Coming Artist at Ground Zero Animation Expo coming up June 9 and 10, 2018. Fun Prompt: Porcupine karate master, bouncing. Artist Inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/nikita.veprikov/ http://seventeenth.cgsociety.org/...

Duration:02:26:51

Episode 141: Edensky Studios - Muppet Arms

5/11/2018
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Edensky Studios began in late 2015 with a concept for an original short film between two friends and has since expanded into an animation studio. At Edensky Studios our talented staff works together on a daily basis to create original content. Although current project details are confidential we have made limited information on Project Istolia available to the public. Gregory Lawson is President of Edensky Studios as well as the Head of Creative. The life he lived as a child has made him the...

Duration:02:25:46

Episode 140: Anthony Coffey - Charlie Rage Quit

5/4/2018
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Anthony Coffey is an incredible talented illustrator and animator currently working at Certifiable Studios in Ridgeland, MS. Fun Prompt: Toad, Bank Teller, Uplifted, Hula-Hoop Artist Inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/teatigercafe https://www.instagram.com/jose_naranja/ https//www.instagram.com/justinchans Panel Links: Anthony Coffey – http://anthonyscoffey.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anthonyscotcoffey/ Sketch Zone – http://www.sketch.zone Instagram:...

Duration:02:57:53

Episode 139 - On The Catwalk, YEAH!

4/20/2018
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Charlie really breaks down realtime renders and how game engines, and real-time rending software a making a big comeback. They’ve been around for a while but are getting a renewed interest. Charlie discusses the differences between standard rendering and real-time engines and what benefits it could potentially offer the film, television and vfx world. Can real time renders deliver and replace traditional rendering in production or is there some inherent short coming when compared to...

Duration:01:57:52

Episode 138 - C2E2 Is Not The Droid You Are Looking For

4/13/2018
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Sketch Zone is an art-based podcast where we speak to professionals in the gaming, movie and general art industries. Most importantly, we speak to artists in the creative industry to see how they got to where they are today. Fun Prompt: Cheetah, Jester, Snowboarding, Hostile, Alienated, Wasted Artist Inspiration: Zeen Chin - https://www.artstation.com/zeen Hai-Na-Nu Saulque aka Nooligan - https://www.instagram.com/nooligan/ Liana Anatolevich - https://www.artstation.com/kycaka Find us here:...

Duration:02:08:32

Episode 137: Marco Bucci - Not Marco RubiNO!

3/29/2018
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Mᴀʀᴄᴏ Bᴜᴄᴄɪ recognized two things at a young age. The first was that he wanted to become a professional artist. The second was that he couldn't draw. This delayed him for quite some time. He filled that time pursuing other artistic interests such as music and writing, but the urge to draw never left him. At age 19 he began to study classical drawing, which led him to kindle a love for painting and illustration. He hasn't looked back since. Marco's experience includes books, film, animation,...

Duration:03:17:57

Episode 136: Eva Sowinski - What's Your Legend?

3/23/2018
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As a child, Eva lived in a rural town in Northern California without access to art classes, enrichment programs, or any of the online services that exist today. She studied movies by Don Bluth, Disney, Warner Bros., and watched cartoons for research. Being self taught, she lacked the skills to be involved in the industry when she moved to the city in 2000. After working front desk at a poorly run art school and teaching cartooning in after school programs, she realized she should host her...

Duration:03:54:35

Episode 135: Stephen Silver - Zoo Of Humans

3/9/2018
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Stephen Silver was born in London, England on August 30, 1972. Aspiring to be a professional artist his whole life and knowing drawing would be his vocation, he got his professional start in 1992 drawing caricatures at Sea World in San Diego. 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....

Duration:02:43:19

Episode 134: Carlos R. Gomez - Babulu and Nikes

3/2/2018
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Carlos is a US Army veteran with an affection for the creative industry. His wide-ranging skills of storytelling, illustration and programming have proven useful in the creative and technology industries. For many years, he was a Flash developer and got to work on many exciting projects for some really splendid companies. Now that the industry has changed, he is able to return to his true passion – telling stories by using cartoons, illustration, video, and graphic design. He gained his...

Duration:02:45:42

Episode 133: Jack Kasprzak - Hit The Road, Jack

2/16/2018
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Sketch Zone is an art-based podcast where we speak to professionals in the gaming, movie and general art industries. Most importantly, we speak to artists in the creative industry to see how they got to where they are today. Fun Prompt: “Lobster, Piano, Intimacy” Artist Spotlight: https://www.behance.net/gallery/12444759/How-to-Draw-a-Cartoon-Body https://www.instagram.com/izzyburtonart/ https://www.artstation.com/wmmwmm Show Links: Glen Keane to direct new feature...

Duration:03:06:03

Episode 132: Charlie B. Williams - Charles In Charge

2/2/2018
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Charlie works for a creative experiential agency called Next/Now. He is the Lead 3d Artist as well as the Design Team Manager for the rest of the Art department. Next/Now crafts digital experiences for physical spaces. These experiences vary in both style and approach, each project is unique and tailored to the client to best represent their brand and visual design language. They do this through the use of Virtual Reality Platforms(VR), Alternate Reality Platforms(AR)offline and Realtime...

Duration:02:39:35