About This Show
From Identity Visuals comes Animalators: curious conversations from the world of animation. On each episode, animator Zac Dixon sits down with members of the animation community to discuss life, art, business and the creative process.
Animalators is part of the Gradient Podcast Network, with new episodes released every other Friday.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 34: Xoana Herrera
6 days ago
Xoana Herrera is an artist at Buck, a production company in Los Angeles, CA. During our conversation, we talked about how she finds inspiration, what it’s like working for Buck and the importance of finding a unique voice and having courage as an artist. Links: Kyle Brushes: www.kylebrush.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/xoanaherrera_ Website: www.xoanaherrera.com Highlights: - Husband had a video noticed by Buck - Came from Argentina - Learning English - Figuring out what it looks like to be a graphic designer at Buck - Started doing a little bit of everything - Learning Photoshop - Learned how to illustrate - Currently pursuing the goal of becoming an Art Director - Loved illustrations every since she was a child - The tension of looking for inspiration vs. copying - Find your own voice - Have courage and say “yes” - You can have skills but a bad attitude and it really won’t work - Feel like you are working at home with your own friends - Learn from other people, ask questions - Inspiration: Sculptures - Outside of work projects - My hobby has become my job - Keep playing with shapes - Kyle Webster Brushes - Try to be humble & grow your own voice as an artist - Dream Client: Treats employees with love