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The Creative Hustlers Show is a series of interviews featuring successful artists from all over the world who are successful in their careers or projects and finding out how they did it so you can learn from the very best. The people interviewed here have founded their own studios, projects or worked at the best animation companies in the world such as Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Saloon, Frederator, and Many More.

The Creative Hustlers Show is a series of interviews featuring successful artists from all over the world who are successful in their careers or projects and finding out how they did it so you can learn from the very best. The people interviewed here have founded their own studios, projects or worked at the best animation companies in the world such as Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Saloon, Frederator, and Many More.
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The Creative Hustlers Show is a series of interviews featuring successful artists from all over the world who are successful in their careers or projects and finding out how they did it so you can learn from the very best. The people interviewed here have founded their own studios, projects or worked at the best animation companies in the world such as Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Saloon, Frederator, and Many More.

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#80: INTERVIEW WITH IVAN MENDOZA: Character Designer & Visual Developer

11/5/2019
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Ivan Mendoza is a character designer & illustrator. He grew up in Diamond Bar, Ca. and now currently resides in Los Angeles. Currently, he’s designing characters for Dreamworks Animation, TV. Previously he’s worked for Starburns Industries that produces the HBO show “Animals”, Warner Bros. Animation on the production “Bunnicula” & “Be Cool Scooby Doo” which airs on Cartoon Network, Ivan has also been a part of developing undisclosed projects for WB, along with the direct to video film, “Tom...

Duration:00:33:38

#80: INTERVIEW W/ IVAN MENDOZA: Character Designer & Visual Developer

11/5/2019
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Ivan Mendoza is a character designer & illustrator. He grew up in Diamond Bar, Ca. and now currently resides in Los Angeles. Currently, he’s designing characters for Dreamworks Animation, TV. Previously he’s worked for Starburns Industries that produces the HBO show “Animals”, Warner Bros. Animation on the production “Bunnicula” & “Be Cool Scooby Doo” which airs on Cartoon Network, Ivan has also been a part of developing undisclosed projects for WB, along with the direct to video film, “Tom...

Duration:00:33:38

#79: INTERVIEW W/ HEDVIG H-S (VIXIEARTS): Freelance Illustrator, Concept & Comic Artist

9/18/2019
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Hedvig H-S or also known as VixieArts is a Concept Artist, Freelance Illustrator and Comic Book Artist who has created art for books, animation, magazines and even worked in video games. And now she's the author of her own graphic novel called Aurora the Unicorn. She also has created a following of 183K+ fans on instagram where she posts her illustrations and mostly a lot of animal drawings. Hedvig H-S is originally from Gothenburg, Sweden, where she studied comic art and have been working...

Duration:00:28:42

#78: INTERVIEW W/ JENNIFER ELY: Production Designer & Visual Developer

8/29/2019
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Jenn Ely is based in Portland, OR, where she works as a freelance production designer and visual development artist for various commercial, film, and television animation projects. She began working as a gallery artist after her traditional painting focused BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She later attended Savannah College of Art and Design in the Illustration program, where she discovered her love of design for story telling. She left SCAD to work with Laika Studios as...

Duration:00:43:54

#77: INTERVIEW W/ ERIN SHIN: Concept Artist, Character Designer & World Builder

8/27/2019
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Erin Shin is a Concept Artist, Character Designer & World Builder. She's a student of the Art Center College of Design, she's worked on the visual assets for the games "Sankofa" and "Hippo Time" got a scholarship in Nickelodeon's Pitch program where she worked with their staff and to pitch a show called "Wrestlemania". Erin Shin has also worked as a concept artist for JM Animation Studios in Seoul, South Korea and created 12 anthropomorphized designs of Chinese folk heroes as well as 4...

Duration:00:37:01

#76: INTERVIEW W/ MIKEL MUJIKA AMMAN: Visual Developer, Character & Costume Designer

7/25/2019
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Mikel Mujika Amann is a freelance visual developer, character & costume designer for animation and video games from Bilbao, Spain. And he has created his own art books, one book called "Gals" where he has created 136 designs and his portfolio inspired in the Sleeping Beauty which ended up becoming his second book. Mikel always had art as a hobbie as he kept drawing everyday. In the end he decided to go pro into art and chose to do Animation instead of Architecture. He creates amazing and...

Duration:00:36:04

#75: INTERVIEW W/ NICOLA HWANG: Illustrator, Designer & Author

7/24/2019
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Nicola Hwang is an illustrator, animator who has experience in creating art for publishing and animation and also taking good care of animals. She had her first hit at Wondercon 2011 where she got elected to illustrate Aspen's Comic Books and since then has been working for the US in Games as a character / prop / merchandise designer and took part of CTN where she worked in projects with Casey Robin & Alishea Gibson. Nicola has started working with Puppets, creating her first one called...

Duration:00:53:47

#74: INTERVIEW W/ WOUTER TULP: Illustrator & Character Design

7/23/2019
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Wouter Tulp is a freelance character designer based in the Netherlands. He is known for his versatility as an illustrator, lavishing over a hundred children’s books with his wonderful illustrations, as well as creating caricatures and editorial illustrations in high-circulation newspapers and magazines. He is also a teacher in Schoolism. Since then, he has slowly shifted his focus towards character design. After a series of international film projects, he is currently working for Sony...

Duration:00:44:34

#73: INTERVIEW W/ BRYNN METHENEY: Illustrator & Concept Artist

7/22/2019
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Brynn Metheney specialize in creature design, animal anatomy and visual development for film, games and publishing. She currently live and work in Los Angeles, CA. Her work has been featured in a number of different publications including, Spectrum Fantastic Art Annuals, Graphite Magazine, Uppercase Magazine and more. Brynn currently teach creature design at The Animation Workshop and Otis College of Art & Design. She’ve taught formally with Laguna College of Art + Design and Concept Design...

Duration:00:34:37

#72: INTERVIEW W/ EVE SKYLAR: Production Designer & Storyteller

7/21/2019
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Eve Skylar is a production designer and storyteller with experience in creative and visual development for VR | AR, feature animation, tv, live action, publishing, and interactive games. She did the production design in the award-winning and oscar qualifying animated short "La Noria" by Carlos Baena of Pixar, which premiered at Siggraph Vancouver 2018 and is currently winning over 40 awards and screened at worldwide film festivals. Previously, Eve was the project lead concept artist on...

Duration:00:59:11

#71: INTERVIEW W/ TOM BOOTH: Author, Illustrator & Art Director

7/19/2019
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Tom Booth is an author, illustrator, and art director. Born on the twelfth day of the twelfth month, Tom made his earliest marks — sometimes on his parents’ antique kitchen table — growing up just outside of Philadelphia. Tom has had the good fortune to work with Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, Workman Publishing, Nicktoons, and Scholastic Tom attended Hamilton College where he majored in history and mark-making, otherwise known as studio art. After graduating, Tom moved to New York City to...

Duration:00:39:48

#70: INTERVIEW W/ KIRSTEN WINKELBAUER (WinkleBeeBee): Illustrator & Designer

7/13/2019
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Kirsten Winkelbauer is an illustrator and designer based out of San Francisco. She graduated with a BFA in Illustration from Academy of Art University and currently works as a full-time freelancer. Her work focuses on fun, brightly colored characters and imagery, and she enjoys experimenting with new mediums often. In addition to freelance illustration and graphic design, she plays with jewelry making and crafting with materials ranging from resin to stamp making to laser cut wood. She...

Duration:00:38:43

#69: INTERVIEW W/ ANOOSHA SYED: Illustration & Character Design

7/12/2019
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Anoosha Syed is a Pakistani-Canadian freelance illustrator and character designer for animation based in Toronto. She has worked in Disney TV, Dreamworks TV on projects like "Dot" (a preschool series) and has illustrated over 20 picture books for major publishers like Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Macmillan & Disney Publishing. She has participated in gallery shows at Gallery Nucleus, LGAL and QPop, hosted and art podcast called The Art Corner and created comics for Boom and a cover for...

Duration:00:28:21

#68: INTERVIEW W/ BRUNA MEBS: Writing, Illustration & Podcasting

5/8/2019
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Bruna Mebs is a Brazilian artist and entrepreneur located in Pennsylvania. She has spent the past few years working with creative people from all over the US and became best known for her ink drawings. Bruna has recently illustrated and published her first coloring book The Olympic Games Coloring Book. Bruna has illustrated for a variety of clients including FabFitFun, Farmhouse Inns, Jord, Leota and Meredith Banzhoff. Her artwork has also been featured on many blogs including The Skinny...

Duration:00:37:52

#67: INTERVIEW W/ NIKKOLAS SMITH: Theme Park Design & Concept Art

2/13/2019
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Nikkolas Smith is a Theme Park Designer & Concept artist at Walt Disney Imagineering, and Children's Books Author/Illustrator. He is the author/illustrator the picture books "The Golden Girls of Rio" (nominated for an NAACP Image Award) and My Hair Is Poofy and That's Okay. His works have been featured on TIME Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Buzzfeed, the Academy of Motion Pictures, The Guardian, ABC, NBC, KCET and many more. His art has been shared on social media by...

Duration:00:17:24

#66: INTERVIEW W/ SCOTT WISER: Animating Layers

1/21/2019
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Scott Wiser is a character animator for Film, Games, TV and commercials. He has worked on projects such as Alvin & The Chipmunks 3, Chipwrecked, henchmen, Barbie Spy Squad, All Hail King Julien, Dreamwork’s Dragon’s Adventure (Video game) and more. He has a bachelor in Art, English and communications and has studied animation in the Chris Oatley Academy. He has an Animation Grand Prize from the National Broadcast Society, and he’s the single creator of his new animated short called...

Duration:00:30:45

#65: INTERVIEW W/ TIFFANIE MANG: Loving Vincent Painter Animator

11/25/2018
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Tiffanie Mang is an illustrator and plein air artist from San Diego. She has worked at the feature film "Loving Vincent" as a painter animator which was a 2018 Oscar Nominated Film for Best Animated Feature. She is now pursuing her passion for fine art in the US and has her own studio space for her art called Studio 15. She fell in love with drawing and painting, taking art classes since the age of six. Tiffanie studied at the University of Southern California, graduating with a BA in...

Duration:00:42:56

#64: INTERVIEW W/ NICK SCARPINO: KInda Funny & Creative Work

9/28/2018
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Nick Scarpino is a broadcast and online media host, writer, and director. His work includes national television commercials, web series, live streaming broadcasts, online ad spots, digital short films, and semi-clever tweets. He is also a stand-up comedian, professional podcaster, and avid dog lover. He's the producer of Kinda Funny and was the script writer for the Kinda Funny Animated Series. Today Nick Scarpino gives us a bit of his time to talk about his experience, his challenges, his...

Duration:01:23:56

#63: INTERVIEW W/ SEFRA ORLICK: Oni x Fox Kickstarter

8/8/2018
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Sefra Orlick is a Character and Creature Designer and graduated from Woodbury University in Los Angeles California. She has Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation and has a focus in Comics and Stories. She’s also had a successful small Kickstarter campaign for her web comic Oni x Fox. Now Sefra Orlick is launching her new Kickstarter campaign to launch the second volume of Oni X Fox and she comes back to tell us about her lessons and discoveries in the last year. Click Here to Watch the...

Duration:00:32:50

#62: INTERVIEW W/ MATT GASER: Professor Harkin Kickstarter

3/16/2018
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Matt Gaser is an award winning Illustrator and Visual Developer Artist who started his career designing backgrounds and props for Rugrats, stayed in the video game industry for 5 years working on projects such as Eragon, Forgotten Realms Demonstone, and Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers. Later on he went to work in Lucasfilm on the CG Animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and then he dedicated his life to being a freelancer and now he’s back to talk about his new project: the Professor...

Duration:00:25:46