Featured Friday: Stephen Swirsky

Q: Where did you go to school? Texas A&M University – Department of Visualization Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? So, funnily enough, my heart wasn’t specifically in animation at first. I had always loved it, but I thought I would...
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Featured Friday: Suzanne Sharp

Q: Where did you go to school?A: I got my bachelor’s in architecture at the University of Virginia. Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation?A: That’s tough to say! I’ve loved drawing for as long as I can remember. Working in animation...
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Featured Friday: Sean Randolph

Q: Where did you go to school? College for Creative Studies in Detroit. Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? Wanted to be an illustrator since I was 8!  Q: Who is your biggest inspiration? N.C. Wyeth, probably. Love his work. Q: What is your...
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Featured Artist: Danny Araya

Q: Where did you go to school? Art of Institute of Washington, which I think just got shut down or something Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? As far back as I can remember, but I always bounced around between wanting to animate, write, paint,...
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Featured Friday: Stage McNulty

Q: Where did you go to school? University of Texas at Austin Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? I was always the kid that watched too many cartoons. I loved them so much, but didn’t have much confidence in my art, so for a while I focused on other...
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Featured Friday: Tucker Roche

Q: Where did you go to school? Full Sail University in Orlando Florida Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? I have always been creative and a maker. I wanted a career where I could earn a living doing what I enjoyed and was good at. I never thought...
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Featured Friday: Cassie Urban

Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? When i realized it was a profession people could actually do and not just magic. I have a binder at home chalk full of comics upon comics and OCs, so i guess it was a natural progression Q: Who is your biggest...
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Featured Friday: Deanna Trudeau

Q: Where did you go to school? I went to the School of Visual Arts in New York City for animation. Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? I’ve been drawing basically since I could hold a pencil, and I’ve always been inspired by animated...
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Featured Friday: Craig Nowicki

Q: Where did you go to school? I went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Then I flew out to LA and took a few classes at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects and got a certificate there. Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? With a game so...
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Featured Artist: Lina Ngo

Q: Where did you go to school? I got my BFA in illustration at Columbia College Chicago. Q: When did you first realize that you wanted to work in animation? I don’t think I ever came to the realization until I unexpectedly got the job. I was really unclear in my path but I’ve...
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