Daniel Dociu master artist interview

Daniel Dociu master artist interview. In this interview, Daniel Dociu will give you some advice on how to get your foot into the door of video game and entertainment industry. This is a very valuable information on job and career choice advice for artists. As you try to get your foot in the door for aspiring young Artist. Some great advice and tips from one of the best artists/ art director of our time, Daniel Dociu.

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An exclusive interview up close and personal with NCsoft America Chief Art Director and ArenaNet Art Director: Daniel Dociu, former EA (Electronic Art) Art Director, and SquareSoft America Art director. He’s been around with the video game industry for over a decade. Now he is a chief visual art director at NCsoft and ArenaNet.
*He is also my boss*
Since I received many e-mails asking for art advice, career advice, tips, and all around video game industry questions. How to start? What’s it like?
So I decide to conduct a few interviews with many high profile concept artists and art director so that it will inspire young soul and give you a bit of insight of what it takes to be in the Video Game industry.

Here is a sample of Daniel Dociu’s concept art.

Guild War 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

Guild War 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

Watch a video interview with master artist Daniel Dociu (Chief art directer NCsoft & ArenaNet, former art director at EA)

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Guild Wars 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

Guild Wars 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

Guild Wars 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

Guild Wars 2 concept art by Daniel Dociu

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded IdrawGirls.com (TheArtClasses.com) in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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