Mike Azevedo is a freelance concept artist and illustrator from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has worked on projects such as League of Legends, Hex, Legendgs of the Cryptids, and worked for clients such as Bluzzard, Guerrilla Games, Games Workshop, and Direwolf.
Linda Blondheim is a landscape painter whose mission is to visually record the rural, agricultural lands and trees of her beloved Florida. She believes that painters are stewards of our history and culture, who record the experiences and lives of their own time. Her legacy as a painter is to leave a visual record of the beauty of rural Florida.
Dan Mumford is a freelance illustrator working out of Studio100 in central London, UK. Over the past 10 years, Dan has worked within the pop culture and music scene creating everything from album covers, branding, and screenprints to new interpretations of classic film posters and albums.
His clients include Disney, Sony, Iron Maiden, Wizards of the Coast, Icon Motosports, CBS, and many bands and record labels from around the world.
Lisa is a Fine artist and illustrator from Portland, Oregon best known for her colorful abstract paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design, and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including the MoMA, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, Cloud9 Fabrics, among many others. She has exhibited her work around the country, including in shows at the Contemporary Jewish Museum and Bedford Gallery and is currently represented by Uprise Gallery in New York.
Amongst all of this, she is also a prolific author, including Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One, Twenty Ways to Draw a Tulip and Fortune Favors the Brave.
Bobby is the founder and creator of Imaginism Studios in Toronto, Canada. He presently does multimedia concept design, having created characters, creatures, and beasts for such blockbuster motion pictures as Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Men in Black 3. In addition, he is an avid supporter of his fellow artists, having lectured at various schools and studios around the world on how to stay creative, and successful as an artist.
Paul Ollinger is a graduate of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. He was one of the first 250 employees of Facebook where he served as VP of Sales for the Western United States. In between he spent two years performing stand-up comedy full-time in Los Angeles, CA, opening for some of the biggest names in the business.
Today Paul writes, performs comedy and speaks widely on work, wealth and purpose. Specifically, he uses humor to help others with their work lives and sales quotas. His first book, You Should Totally Get an MBA: A Comedian’s Guide to Top U.S. Business Schools
When he’s not working, Paul is playing golf, binge watching Netflix or checking Who’s Viewed Your Profile on LinkedIn. He lives in Atlanta, GA with his beautiful wife, two wonderful children and French bulldog, Colonel Tom Parker.
J.A.W. Cooper is a talented artist who was born in England but was raised all over the globe in countries such as Ireland, Sweden and Kenya. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California where she creates her fine art and works as a freelance Art Director for Print/Motion/Advertising companies, a print designer for fashion companies, and an illustrator for advertising.
Steve Ferrera is a sculptor from Berkeley California whose work crosses many disciplines including film, television, stop motion animation, children’s books, and collectible toys. Often inspired by mythology, religion, cartoons, and make believe, his curious and absurd creatures exist in their own cosmic events, lurking on the fringes of fairy tale and folklore.
John P. Weiss is an artist, cartoonist, and writer. He writes a weekly column for Fine Art Views, an online art and marketing site. He studied landscape painting extensively with Scott L. Christensen, and he was a staff editorial cartoonist at three newspapers. His cartoons have appeared in several volumes of Charles Brook’s “Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year.” He is also a police chief with over 26 years of law enforcement experience.
Youngman Brown is angry. Angry enough to go solo in this episode to try to get you to forget those negative comments you received about your creative outlet that have kept you from really pursuing it with confidence. This episode is all about remembering your unique taste and forgetting any harsh criticisms that you might still be holding onto.