Art + Science Align for Space Artist Estevan Guzman

Marshall Ayers Art, Artist Profiles, Illustration, Visual Arts 0 Comments

Estevan Mykhail Guzman is an artist and animator at the Griffith Observatory, in Los Angeles, CA who self-identifies as a “space artist”. With such high interest all over the country in astronomy due to the recent solar eclipse, we wanted to know how he came to have such an usual job and what got him into this line of creative …

5 Things to Know if You Want to Make Comic Books

Andrea Davis Career Advice, Drawing, Getting Started, How To, Illustration, Visual Arts, Writing

So you want to make comic books? Writer Shea Fontana and artist and colorist Monica Kubina, two of the creative team behind the DC Superhero Girls Finals Crisis Graphic Novel, recently converged at Earth-2 Comics in Sherman Oaks for a meeting of S.C.R.A.W.L. (Secret Comic Readers and Writers League) to answer questions and sign copies of the comic book for …

Want to be a Children’s Book Illustrator? Part II

Christine Griswold Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Creative Writing, Education, Illustration, Visual Arts, Writing

Award-winning Children’s Book Illustrator LeUyen Pham shares her musings and advice to young artists. PART II “…you just have to listen to that inner voice, that inner compass that’s pointing you in the right direction.” Although she never took an art class until college, children’s book illustrator LeUyen (la-win) Pham has illustrated over 80 published books in a variety of …

Want to be a Children’s Book Illustrator? Part I

Christine Griswold Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Illustration, Visual Arts, Writing

Meet Award-Winning Children’s Book Illustrator LeUyen Pham. PART I tales of education and her early career “One of the nicest things about the field that I’m in is that it allows me to constantly grow and change and develop and learn.” Although she never took an art class until college, children’s book illustrator LeUyen (la-win) Pham has illustrated over 80 …