Heri Irawan is an amazing freelance artist for games and films and also an art teacher based in Austria, but his path to success was anything but easy. Growing up in the slums of Indonesia, Heri started working at a very young age to help support his family, while also working hard to hone in on his artistic talents that would eventually lead him to the beginnings of his fruitful career. In this interview, Bobby talks to Heri about his difficult childhood, the life event that brought about the start of his freelance career, and what he hopes for his children's futures. Heri shares a number of fascinating stories from his life that will inspire all artists and prove that anything is possible if you put in the work and keep a positive mindset.
Meet Your Heroes
Schoolism interviews your artistic heroes, finding out where and how they came to learn their artistic techniques, and how they got to where they are in the entertainment, art, and illustration industries.