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"Arludik Shelter" is just one of many quirky creature designs we have come to expect from Bobby

Networking and self promotion are essential to making it as an artist. Whether you are an animator, concept artist or illustrator, your art must sell and you have to get noticed! Bobby Chiu is an old hand at making conventions work for him, so he has kindly shared his observations on what artists commonly get wrong and how to make it right...

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