Episode 125  —  Mingjue Helen Chen

October 26, 2015  —  1 hour, 37 mins

Paramount Animation art director Mingjue Helen Chen joins us this week to discuss her early influences and how she got her start as an illustrator, the importance of creating meaningful work for herself, and the nebulous role technology plays in our industry.

I don’t usually find myself sitting there not being sure of what to draw or paint, and I think that shift for me came when I realized that I didn’t feel the need to impress everyone all the time.
— Mingjue Helen Chen