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Episode 8 - Goni Montes: Freelance Editorial Illustrator

--- Originally from Puerto Rico, Goni Montes is a prolific Atlanta-based freelance editorial illustrator. His client list includes Men's Health, Rolling Stone, BOOM! Studios, The New York Times, Playboy, Tor, and many many more. Goni discusses how he discovered his passion for illustration, how he first broke into the industry, his creative process, and what his daily work life is like. * **[Goni's Website](www.goniart.com)** * **[Goni's Blog](www.goniart.com/blog/)** * **[Richard Solomon, Goni's Agent](richardsolomon.com/artists/goni-montes/)** **Mentioned Clients:** * [Men's Health](www.menshealth.com) * [BOOM! Studios - Power Rangers](www.boom-studios.com) * [Power Rangers Vol. 1](http://amzn.to/2tHyKcg) * [D&D - Dragon+](www.dragonmag.com/5.0/#!/article/1…ssue%207%20cover) * [Rolling Stone](www.rollingstone.com) * [Next Testament by Clive Barker](http://amzn.to/2tgc1EQ) * [Irene Gallow](igallo.blogspot.com) * [Sea Grant of Puerto Rico](seagrantpr.org) **Networking and Industry Events:** * [Society of Illustrators](www.societyillustrators.org) * [American Illustration](www.ai-ap.com/events/theparty/) * [Workbook](www.workbook.com) * [Illuxcon](www.illuxcon.com) * [Spectrum](www.spectrumfantasticartlive.com) **Other Links:** * [Promethia](http://amzn.to/2ubwopQ) * [University of Puetro Rico at Mayagüez](www.uprm.edu/about/indexen.html) * [Bill Mayer](www.thebillmayer.com/galleries/) * [Rick Lovel](www.ricklovell.com) * [Norman Rockwell behind bar at society of illustrators](www.societyillustrators.org/sites/defau…ok=11IeRGeV) * [Process Gif](gonimontes.tumblr.com/post/969861380…e-process-gifs)
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