Ep 6: Savannah Alexandra on the Animation Industry and the Importance of Perseverance

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Savannah Alexandra is an illustrator based in Atlanta, Georgia who works on the award-winning show Archer. When she's not working on the show, she's creating art that mixes kawaii style with vintage inspiration. Learn about her story and the animation industry and get some firsthand tips from a professional!

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WHERE TO FIND SAVANNAH:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/savannahalexandraart/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/savannaha_art

Website: https://www.savannahalexandra.com/

Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Savannahalexandraart

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THINGS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:

Derek Yaniger: https://www.instagram.com/derek.art/

Sveta Shubina: https://www.instagram.com/sveta_has/

Ida Hem: https://www.instagram.com/idasomethinghem/

Amber Aki Huang: https://www.instagram.com/amber_aki_huang/

Chris Sanders: https://www.chrissandersart.com/

Carter Goodrich: http://cartergoodrich.com/

KDA League of Legends Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOxkGD8qRB4

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EPISODE LESSONS:

1. Save your sketchbooks. They might be cringey now, but you’ll be thankful that you will be able to look back and see how far you’ve come.

2. If you want to work in animation, you’ll want to really pinpoint what exactly you’d like to be doing. There are so many possibilities in the field.

3. Make sure your portfolio is catered to what you want to do. If you hate doing background work, don’t fill your portfolio with backgrounds, for example.

Aleksandra Agosto