Third year Digital Illustration students visit the home studio of Dacosta Bayley
He’s currently working on an animated short (sunnyandgerd.com); the students were given a preview of his recent animation and a talk about how to start an entrepreneurial studio.
Working under the studio name ‘CHOCOLATE SOOP®’, self-taught, multifaceted illustrator Dacosta(!) has been creating professionally since 1995 and has produced designs across various media and collaborated with artists around the world. Having worked with major brands like Pizza Hut, Nintendo, Nexon, Sony Atomic Cartoons and Hasbro, the studio’s passion and philosophy is grounded in the belief that visual art must be imaginative and bold, and with each project strives to create the highest quality work possible, whether it be through a toy, illustration, app, or an animated project.
Dacosta hosts an annual community drawing challenge, MARCH of ROBOTS, an Instagram Sketch Challenge, where artists around the world celebrate their love of all things robotic! Hashtag your drawings with #marchofrobots and #marchofrobots2018. For details, see: http://marchofrobots.com/