creative mind-Lori Beck

Creative Mind Podcast 41 – Lori Beck, Weaving Light and Magic

Lori Beck is a Senior Recruiter with Industrial Light & Magic. She began her tenure at LucasArts in 1992.

Kristin Baver - Creative Mind

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 40 – Kristin Baver, from Fan to Writer

In this episode of Creative Mind, Kristin Baver talks about her decade-long career in the world of hard news covering the darker side of life and how Star Wars served as way to wind down after a day…

creative mind-Amy Beth Christenson

Creative Mind Podcast 39 – Amy Beth Christenson Living Out Her Childhood Inspiration

The original Star Wars film inspired Amy Beth Christenson to spend her childhood drawing ships and creatures. Today, she is a senior concept designer at Lucasfilm Animation.

Creative Mind-Jeremy Saliba

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 38: Concept Artist Jeremy Saliba – Build Skill Sets Out of Fandoms

Concept artist Jeremy Saliba makes the pointed reminder for people to be careful with their critiques, and to “Never yuck someone’s yum.” 

Creative Mind-Charmaine Chan

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 37 – Charmaine Chan Makes It as a VFX Artist in the Real World

“A lot of times I actually tell a lot of the artists on my team to literally turn off your computer step away and go outside. It's just one of those things where you get so much inspiration by…

Creative Mind - Room to Read

Creative Mind Episode 36: Illustrating Peace & Equality – Creating Diverse Children’s Books

On this episode of Creative Mind, we dive in the Room to Read book sprint that brought together diverse writers and illustrators from the United States to create 10 books in just four weeks.

creative mind-jess velarde

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 35 – Jess Velarde, Fine Art Painter

School of Fine Art MFA grad Jess Velarde talks about going back to school to become a fine art painter, proving that life as an artist can begin at any time.

Creative Mind - Lucas Bononi

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 34 – Lucas Bononi Does Fine Art

“I actually had a situation where my mom had to come into the school because I was getting suspended for doing a Leonardo Da Vinci master copy."

creative mind-Craig Nelson

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 33: Craig Nelson – A Masterclass on the Working Artist

"Because we have learned, well, how to orchestrate marks that have meaning to someone else. We're creating magic.”

creative mind-caitlin VanArsdale

Creative Mind Podcast Episode 32: Caitlin VanArsdale on Storyboarding

“I think for a very long time animation has sort of been forced into the whole of this is kid stuff. And if you look at animation as a medium, instead of a genre it opens up the doors to do…