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CHIUSTREAM

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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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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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Art is not a religion

By Realgirl🐯 - Dec 19 2019
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These guys on here oftentimes sound as if art is the most important passion and pursuit in life and they are thoroughly mistaken. The Almighty is much better at creating beauty than any of our crayon scribbles we bow down and venerate.

Best questions and guests!

By Tosh913 - Jul 06 2017
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This is a fantastic podcast that inspires and informs! If you want to be in the arts, especially entertainment arts, listen to everyone of these! Gems of advice, nuggets of truth! Bobby Chiu and his team ask deep questions and get great responses! Love this! When I need a boost, I listen to this! Even if I don't, I do. And you should too if you'd like to grow as an artist!

iTunes Ratings

49 Ratings
Average Ratings
45
1
1
2
0

Art is not a religion

By Realgirl🐯 - Dec 19 2019
Read more
These guys on here oftentimes sound as if art is the most important passion and pursuit in life and they are thoroughly mistaken. The Almighty is much better at creating beauty than any of our crayon scribbles we bow down and venerate.

Best questions and guests!

By Tosh913 - Jul 06 2017
Read more
This is a fantastic podcast that inspires and informs! If you want to be in the arts, especially entertainment arts, listen to everyone of these! Gems of advice, nuggets of truth! Bobby Chiu and his team ask deep questions and get great responses! Love this! When I need a boost, I listen to this! Even if I don't, I do. And you should too if you'd like to grow as an artist!
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CHIUSTREAM

Latest release on Oct 17, 2019

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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

Rank #1: Classic: J Scott Campbell interview. Comicbook artist and then some...

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J Scott Campbell is one of the best and most popular comicbook artists on the planet. In this interview J Scott Campbell talks about the evolution of his tastes in art, his thoughts on branding and much much more. There's plenty of little gems in this one so please enjoy! If you like these podcasts, please leave a review!

Feb 04 2017

48mins

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Rank #2: #042 The Fantastical World of Alex Konstad

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Concept artist and illustrator Alex Konstad specializes in fantastical creature, character and environment design! He is current clients are Wizards of the Coast, and Blizzard. He tends to be a workaholic and can sometimes spends 10-14 hours painting a day! In this latest interview, Alex shares his process on designing characters and creatures from his imagination, and he even tells tales of his experiences with the supernatural! Get tips from Alex and Bobby on how to refocus your portfolio, and how to dig deep and keep pushing forward!

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ALEX KONSTAD
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alex.konstad
Twitter: https://twitter.com/alexkonstad
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexkonstad

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Jan 08 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: Classics: Robert Kondo. Pixar at age 22. Left to start Tonko House and got nominated for an Oscar!?

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At the time of this interview, I had just been introduced to Robert Kondo. Before this I only knew of him through his amazing art and reputation for being awesome. Many know of Robert for his work...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 04 2017

41mins

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Rank #4: #035 Talking character design with Daniel Arriaga

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Today's guest is with Schoolism instructor and one of the top character designers in the world Daniel Arriaga. Daniel has worked on such films as Ratatouille, Up, Wall-E, Wreck-It Ralph, Toy Story 3, Monsters University, Inside Out, and his latest task was Art Director of Character Design on Pixar's Coco. Last time Bobby interviewed Daniel was in 2014 so we thought it was time to do a follow up focused on Character Design with one of the best character designers in the industry. We hope you enjoy!

ART EDUCATION AT SCHOOLISM
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Sign up for the Schoolism newsletter: https://www.schoolism.com/subscribe-mail.php

DANIEL ARRIAGA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danielarriagaart
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rrr_yaga
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rrr_yaga

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Nov 23 2017

55mins

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Rank #5: 5 problems developing talent

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In this podcast, Bobby Chiu wants to share with you the top 5 problems that might be stopping you from developing your talent as an artist. We think he has some fantastic and heartfelt solutions to...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 20 2017

10mins

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Rank #6: Live-ChiuStream. How to get motivated.

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Some people have a little passion... and then some people have an intense fire of motivation to get them to the highest levels of art. Unfortunately the most important ingredient is also the rarest. In this Youtube livestream we each share our own methods about how to get MOTIVATED. Joining Bobby Chiu in this podcast we have Masae Seki and Schoolism instructor Jonathan Hardesty. Jonathan teaches "Essentials of Realism" on Schoolism.com

For art education visit http://www.Schoolism.com
To catch a live ChiuStream, follow Bobby Chiu's youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/digitalbobert
To catch Jonathan Hardesty on his Twitch livestream, go to https://www.twitch.tv/jonhardesty

Jan 28 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #7: Classics: Louis Gonzales has worked on every animated Brad Bird movie since Iron Giant

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Pixar story artist Louis Gonzales didn't go the traditional art education route but instead learned on the job. Hear his inspiring journey. There's many nuggets of wisdom in this one. Please...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 02 2017

35mins

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Rank #8: Portraits in Charcoal with Nathan Fowkes

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Nathan Fowkes is a highly respected and accomplished artist in the industry and the Schoolism community. In this video Bobby and Nathan discuss various elements of the book “How to Draw Portraits in...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 11 2017

38mins

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Rank #9: Bobby Pontillas. From Disney Animator to Visual Development

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Disney animator and character designer Bobby Pontillas has worked on many films such as, Big Hero 6, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Zootopia, and many more! In this interview, Bobby talks about his journey...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 13 2017

51mins

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Rank #10: #061 The Godfather of Digital Painting, Craig Mullins

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When Bobby gets the Godfather of Digital Painting, Craig Mullins, on the line, he turns into a fanboy like the rest of us! In this wide-ranging interview, Craig talks to Bobby about his style, speculates on how Monet would've painted an orc, and explains why on earth would he destroy all his art when he gets old.

APPLY FOR DIGITAL PAINTING WITH CRAIG MULLINS
https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=44

ART EDUCATION
https://www.schoolism.com

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Apr 23 2018

1hr 46mins

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Rank #11: 5 Tips for Freelance Artists

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5 tips for freelancers and artists of all sorts in this featured video. Advice on how to keep your professional relationships genuine, how to cater your portfolio to the right audience, and...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 24 2017

12mins

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Rank #12: #051 Overcoming artist self-doubt with Linda YingJue Chen

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Linda is currently working at Dreamworks T.V. and her team was recently nominated for an Annie award for their show Trollhunters!
Linda was not feeling fulfilled in her previous job for numerous years, and in an epiphany left one night to head to L.A. Two weeks later she got a phone call that changed the course of her career! Find out what it was like for Linda to get her first assignment, and what she thinks about trying to become a character designer in today’s saturated market.

APPLY FOR THE SCHOOLISM LAKEHOUSE
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Art education: https://www.schoolism.com
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LINDA YINGJUE CHEN
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/praeclaris

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Feb 26 2018

54mins

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Rank #13: #060 Chiustream: Do More Faster and in Less Time

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If you're overcome by chaos in your workflow, this is for you! In this stream, Bobby tells Masae Seki and the awesome Jonathan Hardesty the key thing he always does at night that helps him stay organized the next morning. They also talk about purposeful learning, breaking art blocks, and how much they have to hate a piece before they're willing to start over. All this while Jonathan paints his son in real time!

ART EDUCATION at: https://www.schoolism.com
Sign up for the Schoolism newsletter: https://www.schoolism.com/subscribe-mail.php

JONATHAN HARDESTY
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonhardesty
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JonathanHardesty
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonHardesty

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Apr 16 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #14: 4 Things I wish I knew in school

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You learn a lot when you run your own business for over a decade. Most things you learn after school. In this podcast, Emmy winning creator/artist Bobby Chiu shares 4 things he WISHED he knew in...

ChiuStream podcast is where curious, hungry artists go to learn from the top concept artists, character designers and entertainment artists.

Jan 05 2017

6mins

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Rank #15: #045 Transitioning from Fine Art to Digital, John Burton

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John Burton has been an accomplished fine artist for over 20 years, and just recently he has started exploring the vast world of digital art! Although the two worlds have spoken a different art language for a while, John and Bobby discuss the ways that the worlds are starting to share their knowledge; especially thanks to social media! John also shares some great advice for pleinair painting (such as how to make an easy set up), how he paints in temperatures, how to create simultaneous contrast and how to create harmony within your paintings!

APPLY FOR THE SCHOOLISM LAKEHOUSE
Visit https://www.schoolism.com/house.php
Sign up for the Schoolism newsletter: https://www.schoolism.com/subscribe-mail.php

JOHN BURTON
Website: http://burtonartstudio.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnburtonart

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Jan 29 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #16: #034 Turning your disadvantages into advantages

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With social media these days, it’s easier to connect and yet for artists it can be hard to stand out! In this Chiustream Bobby and Jonathan Hardesty were joined by students from the Schoolism Lakehouse, and they discussed topics such as how to be recognizable with your artwork, and how to find your presence in the industry. Bobby also shares the inspiring story of how Imaginism Studios got started, and how to formulate a plan for an inspiring future! Find what’s special about your art, and stick to it!

ART EDUCATION AT SCHOOLISM
Visit Schoolism: https://www.schoolism.com
The Schoolism House: https://www.schoolism.com/house.php
Sign up for the Schoolism newsletter: https://www.schoolism.com/subscribe-mail.php

JONATHAN HARDESTY
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JonathanHardesty
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonhardesty
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonHardesty

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Nov 20 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: #075 Personal Growth From Personal Work: Bobby Interviews Atey Ghailan

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Atey Ghailan is a senior illustrator at Riot Games but in this interview, he talks to Bobby about his regimen for his personal work, which he sticks to, even after 11- or 12-hour days. The discomfort of learning something new and struggling at it is an experience to be relished, not feared, a philosophy that Bobby wholeheartedly agrees with.

SCHOOLISM NEWSLETTER
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ART EDUCATION
https://www.schoolism.com

ATEY GHAILAN
https://www.instagram.com/snatti89

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Jul 30 2018

58mins

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Rank #18: #033 How one artist's love of faeries made over 100K€. Interview with Iris Compiet

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Today's guest is the super talented Iris Compiet. Iris is a wonderful artist from the Netherlands. Bobby met her at the Schoolism London workshop and has been an admirer of her work and whimsical sense of imagination ever since. Recently she generated over 110,000€ in a kickstarter for her book, Faeries of the Faultlines, an illustrated art book filled with magical creatures that will take you on an adventurous journey to the Other World. In this interview, Iris shares her artistic transformation from overcoming fear of failure, to taking a leap of faith, and rising above all insecurities.

ART EDUCATION AT SCHOOLISM
Visit Schoolism: https://www.schoolism.com
Sign up for the Schoolism newsletter: https://www.schoolism.com/subscribe-mail.php

IRIS COMPIET
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iriscompietart
Twitter: https://twitter.com/artofeyeris
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iriscompiet
Faeries of the Faultlines Art Book: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/239564826/faeries-of-the-faultlines-an-art-book-by-iris-comp

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Nov 16 2017

1hr 7mins

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Rank #19: #142 New York Times Best-Selling Children's Illustrator, Kim Smith

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Schoolism Spring Sale on now until Jun. 3, 2019 at https://www.schoolism.com!

Kim Smith has illustrated several New York Times best-selling children's books and has her own book, Boxitects, coming out soon. In this interview, Kim explains how someone can break into this industry and her advice for artists aspiring to do what she does.

KIM SMITH
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimillustration

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

May 16 2019

48mins

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Rank #20: #126 Naughty Dog Concept Artist, Alexandria Neonakis

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Alex Neonakis moved to LA and was jobless for over a year. But then as a shot in the dark, she applied to Naughty Dog and got in. In this interview, she talks about good timing, asking for what you want, and how her process is different from other artists (and that's OK).

ART EDUCATION
https://www.schoolism.com

ALEXANDRIA NEONAKIS
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexneonakis

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Mar 04 2019

56mins

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#186 Catching Lightning with Djamila Knopf: Part 3 - Using Reference

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Independent artist and illustrator, Djamila Knopf, keeps TONS of reference handy for her work. In Part 3 of this mini series, she talks about how to use (and how NOT to use) reference, and how to get the absolutely perfect reference for whatever you're working on.

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

Oct 17 2019

9mins

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#185 Michael Kurinsky: Say Yes and Figure It Out

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Michael Kurinsky's current job is to take an iconic property like Scooby Doo, and make it "different" from any other version in the last 50 years, and yet "familiar" to old and new fans alike. This sounds difficult on paper and, in this interview, Michael explains why it's even harder in practice.

ART EDUCATION
https://www.schoolism.com

Michael Kurinsky
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mkurinsky

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Oct 14 2019

1hr 2mins

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

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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

Oct 10 2019

6mins

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

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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: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Oct 07 2019

11mins

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

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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

Oct 03 2019

46mins

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

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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 KNOPF
https://www.instagram.com/djamilaknopf

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 30 2019

9mins

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

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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 COMPOSITION
https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=31

LANDSCAPE SKETCHING IN WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE
https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36

NATHAN FOWKES
https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 26 2019

6mins

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#179 From Coat Check to Grand Master: Donato Giancola

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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: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 23 2019

59mins

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

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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 CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 19 2019

10mins

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#177 Riot Illustrator, Jennifer Wuestling

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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: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 16 2019

30mins

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#176 Imogene Chayes: Gravity and Funny Feet

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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 3D.

ART EDUCATION
https://www.schoolism.com

IMOGENE CHAYES
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/imogeneann_art

BOBBY CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

MATT JOHNSON
Website: https://www.artofmattjohnson.com

Sep 12 2019

46mins

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

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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 GOUACHE
https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36

NATHAN FOWKES
https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 09 2019

10mins

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

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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: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Sep 05 2019

6mins

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#173 Charlotte Belland is Bringing a Wolf to LightBox!

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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: https://www.instagram.com/bellandpixel

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

JOURNEY 
https://www.facebook.com/AmbassadorJourney

Sep 02 2019

42mins

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

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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: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Aug 29 2019

8mins

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#171 Bobby's Youngest Role Model, Finnian MacManus

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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 (VR), Oculus Medium (VR).

Aug 28 2019

1hr 7mins

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

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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 CHIU
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Aug 22 2019

12mins

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#169 Rachael Dunk: Senior Look Development Director

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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.

Aug 19 2019

51mins

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

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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 WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE
https://www.schoolism.com/school.php?id=36

NATHAN FOWKES
https://www.instagram.com/nathanfowkesart

BOBBY CHIU 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/digitalbobert

Aug 15 2019

11mins

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#167 The Next Phase of Max Ulichney

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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

Aug 12 2019

1hr 6mins

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Art is not a religion

By Realgirl🐯 - Dec 19 2019
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These guys on here oftentimes sound as if art is the most important passion and pursuit in life and they are thoroughly mistaken. The Almighty is much better at creating beauty than any of our crayon scribbles we bow down and venerate.

Best questions and guests!

By Tosh913 - Jul 06 2017
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This is a fantastic podcast that inspires and informs! If you want to be in the arts, especially entertainment arts, listen to everyone of these! Gems of advice, nuggets of truth! Bobby Chiu and his team ask deep questions and get great responses! Love this! When I need a boost, I listen to this! Even if I don't, I do. And you should too if you'd like to grow as an artist!