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Episode 130: Shaun Keenan - Put Your Finger In My Pie

1/12/2018
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He’s back! Shaun is back and he is going to share with us what he has going on at Comics 2 Movies. What is Comics 2 Movies, you ask? COMICS2MOVIES was created through sheer love and passion for comics and film alike. With Hollywood’s dedication to, and the continuing success of movies based on or produced in essence of comic books, COMICS2MOVIES in conjunction with some of Australia’s finest artists have created a series of collectible limited edition prints. These prints are of everyone’s...

Duration: 02:17:11


Episode 129 - God, Is It A Good Cookie!

12/22/2017
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This Week’s Fun Prompt: A Half Human, Half Tiger. Charlie announces that Magic Leap has released updates. The AR/VR market is exploding and we speculate what the Magic Leap headset will actually be capable of and what the rendering power will be. Charlie talks about Halolens and the new lightfields technology. This leads into a talk about hijacking VR personalities or robbing a virtual bank. A tiny version of this happened when graffiti artist Sebastian Errazuriz vandalized artist Jeff...

Duration: 02:38:52


Episode 128 - That Face Has 40 Years of Service

12/15/2017
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We start off with talking about art contests and daily drawing challenges. Charlie shares the Art Station challenge that is both a collaborative effort but also puts you in touch with industry professionals. What are the benefits of participating in an art challenge? What art challenges have you found and which ones do you recommend? Carlos chats about the news that Apple has released the latest iMac Pro and we break down the tech aspects regarding the new hardware and software...

Duration: 02:31:26


Episode 127: Chris Tedin - What Did Polygons Ever Do To You?

12/8/2017
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Born in Sitka, Alaska, Christopher Tedin started his career as a painter and sculptor. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in painting at Gonzaga University, and his Master of Fine Arts at Northern Illinois University. He has been working as an illustrator, graphic designer, and most recently as an art director in Chicago, Illinois. He has been teaching game design and animation for over 20 years. Chris works as a freelance digital artist and is the Lead Faculty of Animation + Visual...

Duration: 02:46:55


Episode 126: Frank Ordaz - Pay Me No Mind

12/1/2017
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Frank Ordaz knew he was an artist by the time he was 7 years old. He was "all in" to use a poker term and by the time he was 12 he was studying with a portrait master by the name of Theodore N. Lukits in Los Angeles. Frank was also mentored by notable California Plein Air artist Sam Hyde Harris who was friends with Norman Rockwell. He grew up with stories by 2 men who were born in the 1800's. By the time he graduated Art Center College of Design in Pasadena he was already painting for the...

Duration: 03:12:20


Episode 125: Anthony Christou - I’ll Be Slaying Beast Charlie

11/17/2017
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Anthony Christou is an illustrator, concept artist and writer. He works with some leading industry clients such as Disney, Wolfcreek Productions and Grinding Gear Games. As well as working in the entertainment industry as an artist, It has long been his goal to create his own stories and universes. Luminous Ages is Anthony’s major passion project and creation which he hopes to work on for an indefinite period of time. His artistic influences include: Salvador Dali, Leonardo Davinci, Brian...

Duration: 02:03:08


Episode 124: Diego Gonzalez - I've Conquered Candy Crush 2309 Times

11/10/2017
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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: Animals With Tentacle Legs Artist Inspiration: Stephanie Rizo – https://www.instagram.com/steph_oble/ Noast – https://www.instagram.com/mr_noast/ Gear Duran – https://www.instagram.com/gearduran/ Show Links: Diego Gonzalez – http://diegobodyart.com Twitter:...

Duration: 02:04:59


Episode 122: Something meta like a billion crickets.

10/14/2017
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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: An island full of dragons OR a dragon full of dragons. Artist inspiration: Aaron Griffin - https://www.instagram.com/aarongriffinart/ Daniel Bystedt - https://www.artstation.com/dbystedt/ Tyson Van Wagoner - https://www.instagram.com/thekoncepts/ Show...

Duration: 02:00:45


Episode 121: Sherman Wellons - We Just Don't Do That

10/6/2017
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Sherman Wellons is a creative developer (digital media) with a passion for building digital applications that deepen consumers' relationships to brands. He works with a diverse team of designers, animators and programmers to build all forms of mobile and desktop interactive media. Sherman is also the Media Director at Inertiart Studios. Since its founding in 2003, Inertiart Studios has grown into a true one-stop production design shop, well versed in executing everything from website...

Duration: 03:03:34


Episode 119: Jose Garibaldi - A Dollar Sign Dollar Sign

9/23/2017
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Jose Garibaldi is a Vis Dev at Dreamworks TV. He designed characters for TMNT at Nick. Mad Magazine artist, colorist of Captain Underpants. Los Angeles based Illustrator and Cartoonist with over two decades experience as a comics creator, character designer, colorist and concept artist. I designed characters for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Nickelodeon, illustrate articles for Mad Magazine, and provide color to Captain Underpants and Dog Man books for Scholastic. My portfolio can be...

Duration: 02:43:46


EPISODE 117: Michael Racanelli – At Me, Bro ™

9/14/2017
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Michael Racanelli was born into a blue collar, half Italian, half Polish family on the south side of Chicago. Though the only artistically oriented person in his family, his parents were very encouraging and he discovered his love of the arts at an early age. Though having many interests, from drawing, to computer programming, to comic books, he spent his formative years in the other side of the entertainment business, music. As a self taught multi-instrumentalist, writer, and producer, he...

Duration: 02:13:07


Episode 116: Matt Skonicki

9/1/2017
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Matt started his career as a Cinematic Character Artist at Warner Brothers/Neatherealm Studios in Chicago working on a dozen triple A game titles including the Mortal Kombat Series. When he is not teaching he VFX supervises feature films shot in the Chicago land area and works as a freelance compositor. Matt recently finished VFX work on three capital one Commercials starring Samuel L Jackson and directed by Spike Lee. Panel Links: Matt Skonicki https://www.vfxforfilm.com/ Sketch Zone –...

Duration: 02:10:48


Episode 114: Everyday Is A Good Day When You Paint

8/18/2017
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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. Artist Spotlight: https://www.instagram.com/zigor/ https://www.instagram.com/jasonmpeterson http://cargocollective.com/eran-alboher/character-design Find us here: Sketch Zone - http://www.sketch.zone Twitter: @SketchZone Carlos R. Gomez - http://www.carlosrgomez.com...

Duration: 02:02:28


Episode 113: I Gotta Get To Work

8/11/2017
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Artist Inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/user/AlexisVFranklin/videos https://www.artstation.com/janenane https://www.behance.net/gallery/21605971/Neri-Oxman-Wanderers Panel Links: Sketch Zone – http://www.sketch.zone Twitter: @SketchZone Carlos R. Gomez – http://www.carlosrgomez.com Twitter: @CoconutJustice Jack Kasprzak – http://www.sketchbookjack.com/ Twitter: @SketchbookJack Charlie B. Williams III – http://www.cargocollective.com/charliebwilliams Twitter: @CBW3

Duration: 02:20:07


Episode 112: Brotherman Comics - I Don’t Want To Go Back To High School, I Just Want The Equipment

8/4/2017
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Antonio Valor or Tony was an average Lawyer in Big City who decides to make a difference when he tires of the criminal nature of the city by adopting a super hero identity, Brother Man. He solves various low level crime with his above average hand-to-hand combatant skills. His villains include the Twin Terrors, Edison or Block, and many other low or street level criminals with no outstanding powers or abilities. This is BROTHERMAN. Emmy Award Winner, Dawud Anyabwile is the creator and...

Duration: 02:28:35


EPISODE 110: You Never Had My Gelato

7/21/2017
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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 that have submitted art to the Sketch Zone website ( http://www.sketch.zone ) and whose artwork has earned the highest average score. Artist Spotlight Links: Alex Palazzi https://www.instagram.com/alexpalazzicorella/ Wylie Beckert: http://www.wyliebeckert.com Baldi Konijn https://www.artstation.com/artist/baldi-konijn Panel Links: Ryan...

Duration: 02:05:42


Episode 109: Gavin Goulden - Your Mom Doesn't Know S#!t

7/14/2017
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Gavin Goulden is the Lead character Artist at Insomniac Games, having recently released Sunset Overdrive on the XboxOne. Prior to this, Gavin was the Lead Character Artist on Bioshock Infinite, Character Artist on Dead Rising 2, The Bigs 2, Damnation, and contributed to titles like FEAR 2, Dragon Age, and many independent projects. Artist Spotlight: Bofenglin - https://www.instagram.com/bofenglin/ Marie-Michelle Pepin - https://www.artstation.com/artist/mariempepin OccultArt _ -...

Duration: 02:25:02


Episode 108: EBay Is Going To Give Your Wife A Virus.

7/7/2017
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After a long break and a 4th of July celebration, the panel is back. We kick it off talking about how creatives take their passions and hobbies and branch out. Carlos was out tasting wine and met a screenwriter that now makes wine, and really good wine! We quickly switch gears and talk about technology and live streaming. Would you live stream your work and your process? What are the benefits besides gaining followers and exposure? Can it be educational for the artist or just the viewers....

Duration: 02:03:34


Episode 107: I Need HD Pixel Art

6/23/2017
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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 that have submitted art to the Sketch Zone website ( http://www.sketch.zone ) and whose artwork has earned the highest average score. This panel is loaded with game development professionals. We’re going to talk about what happened at E3 2017. Artist Inspiration: Guillermo Ramirez https://www.instagram.com/rcguillermo/ Mary Wolf...

Duration: 02:32:01


Episode 106: Chimirus - We're Just Chree Guys

6/9/2017
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Chimirus specializes in digital arts training for the modern demands of the creative world. We are dedicated to training the next generation of artists—emerging students and working professionals achieve the next level of success in their career. We are firm believers in professionals instructing the profession and we focus on the skills required for success in the creative industry. We approach instruction by craft, process and workflow—not software, to develop a deeper core understanding...

Duration: 02:17:41

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