Episode 66.2: Sandbox Interview - with Artists Marc Boden & Jerrod Maruyama

Episode Synopsis

Today we are joined by not one but two incredible artists. Marc and Jerrod set out to learn the benefit of collaboration through a more formal organizational structure. Listen as Jerrod and Marc talk about the Art Director / Designer relationship and how "slowing down" can ultimately speed up a project and lead to a better final piece.

Guest Bio

Marc Boden

Daddy to Chrislyn Rebel, husband to @omrsgawrsh, part time painter and illustrator. Stuck on an island of misfit toys.

Guest Bio

Jerrod Maruyama

Jerrod is a freelance artist specializing in character concepts and design. He earned a B.S. degree from San Jose State University in Illustration.

Before becoming a freelance artist, Jerrod worked in the children's educational software field as an art director. He has served as an art director for several companies, including Computer Curriculum Corporation, SCORE!, Riverdeep and Kaplan.

Since becoming a full-time freelance artist, Jerrod has worked for several clients including:

Disney, Disney Japan, DreamWorks, Warner Bros., Facebook, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Mattel, Clemenger BBDO, The Hollywood Reporter, and Huckleberry Toys to name a few.

Jerrod's work is currently being shown in the WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney® District at The Disneyland® Resort (Anaheim, CA)

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