Episode 034: Anthony Mata - Don't Be A Jack Be A Master.
By Aaron Static Render:
This week we find out how illustrator, Anthony Mata, Lives Uncontained. Anthony was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended the Academy of Art University in SF and majored in Illustration. You may have seen his work in The Guardsman, El Tecolote and the SF Bay Guardian newspapers, as well as Belle SF Magazine, and Etc. Magazine, along with missionlocal.org. Recently Anthony illustrated a children’s book named “Akiti the Hunter” which is available at Amazon.com.Listen in as we discuss the difference between drawing and illustrating. Illustrators will get upset if you call their work drawings! Anthony explains that illustration is a much more involved process with many steps. He also shares some lessons he’s learned as an illustrator, and his latest challenge of writing and illustrating his own children’s book, The Fighting Nagano. You can contact Anthony at Anthonymata415@yahoo.com and check out Anthony’s work at the links below.www.Anthonymata415.comhttps://www.facebook.com/anthonymata415/Anthony’s Instagram featuring his illustrations: https://www.instagram.com/anthonymata_art/Drawings and unfinished sketches (some NSFW): https://www.instagram.com/anthony_sketches/