Artist of the Day: Jorge R. Gutierrez Artist of the Day: Jorge R. Gutierrez
Jorge R. Gutierrez

LOCATION: Tijuana/Los Angeles/Texas
PRIMARY MEDIA: Pencil, ink, acrylic, digital [Flash, Photoshop], Tequila and guilt
EDUCATION:
CalArts [experimental animation, BFA 1997, MFA 2000]
MAJOR PROJECTS:
El Tigre, The Adventures of Manny Rivera [co-creator, Nickelodeon]
MAD [director, Warner Bros./Cartoon Network]
The Book of Life [director, Reel FX/20th Century Fox]
WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ARTISTIC ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED, AND FROM WHO?
“I was very VERY lucky to have been mentored by Maurice Noble right out of film school. The first time I showed him my work he started laughing like I had told him a dirty joke. He said, ‘Jorge, when it comes to color, you are giving it away for free like a cheap floozy! Color is emotion. You need to have the audience earn it. Tease them as long as you can and save the good stuff for the climax.’ It took me years to understand what he meant. Hopefully I’ll figure it out before I die.”
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Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell’s recent animation productions include segments for Tour de Pharmacy (HBO), Lady Dynamite (Netflix), Comedy Bang Bang (IFC), Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim). Chris’s books include Steven Universe: Art & Origins and Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo, Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book, and Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi. He works from his studio McD Workshop and teaches animation at The University of the Arts and Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia.

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