creative career advice

PK 113: The Freedom of a Freelance Art Career – Interview With Acclaimed Illustrator, Derek Stenning

The freedom of a freelance art career can help you see the world and get involved with all kinds of exciting opportunites. In this interview, acclaimed Canadian illustrator, Derek Stenning, talks about traveling through Europe, living in Iceland, and getting to work with concept art legend, Scott Robertson.
He also reveals why building up a regular client base and collaborating with other artists is the key to a fulfilling and successful creative career.

PK 112: Creating a Graphic Novel and Finding Time for Art – Interview With Patricio Clarey

Creating a graphic novel is a number one goal for many artists, but it’s also one of the hardest things you can possibly do.
So how does anyone actually manage to do it? In this week’s interview, artist Patricio Clarey reveals the graft and grit that went into creating his third graphic novel, and why he’s determined to keep going and produce even more.

PK 111: Making The Most of Your Time in Art School – Interview With Concept Artist, Cathleen McAllister

Making the most of your time in art school might seem like an obvious thing to do, but you’d be surprised at how many students finish their studies without the right skills to pursue a creative career.
In this week’s podcast, we speak to visual development and concept artist, Cathleen McAllister. Despite only finishing art school this year, she’s already landed herself a job at Reel FX.
So how did she do it? Find out in this week’s podcast…

PK 109: How to Create Your Own Comic Books – With Fright Comics Founder, Alex Banchitta

Want to know how to create your own comic books? In this interview with Fright Comics founder, Alex Banchitta, you’ll learn exactly what it takes to get your dream project off the ground and into publication.
Thanks to his insights into the comic book industry, you’ll discover what you really need to be doing…and how to avoid the pitfalls that stop many potentially great comic book projects in their tracks.