21. Barton Damer – Designing Your Best Life

Barton is a motion designer and digital artist who creates under his studio brand, Already Been Chewed. He has designed for a variety of mediums including print, web, live productions and broadcast television. Barton has worked on campaigns for Nike, Supra Footwear, DGK, and Street League Skateboarding, as well as, Lil Wayne, Rob Dyrdek, Toby Mac, and Stevie Williams are some of the pop icons that Barton has created media for over the years.

In this episode, Barton talks about how his skateboarding injuries allowed him to explore art from drawing, to filming and editing videos. As he was once on a traditional college path, Barton changed his major to visual arts when he realized that his interest in design grew as a passion and he recognized his natural talent and quickly excelled. 

Barton explains that as an artist and designer, it’s very easy to get caught up in the same routine and begin losing the creativity that drives original ideas. He stresses the importance of having to go through adversity in order to get to the success you want.

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