freelance

PK 167: Travel and Creativity. Interview with Jenni Onn From Creative Traveller Magazine.

Travel and creativity are closely linked, with scientific research now suggesting that people who travel tend to become more creative as a result. But, have you ever wanted to just pack your bags and passport and jump on a plane to be inspired by the new sights and sounds of a different country? In this …

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PK 166: How to Promote Your Art on Instagram. Interview With Mixed Media Artist and Illustrator, Donna Adi.

Want to know how to promote your art on Instagram to gain followers and attract the attention of the kind of clients you want to work with? In this week’s interview, we talk to Donna Adi, a mixed media illustrator from Los Angeles. After working in the fashion industry for several years, she felt the …

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PK 165: How to Live Like an Artist…and Build a Successful Creative Career. Interview With Artist Marc Scheff from makeyourartwork.com

Want to learn how to live like an artist and build a successful creative career…but feel like you’re getting nowhere even though you’ve been working really hard? With social media, Kickstarter campaigns, and networking (not to mention all the other things freelance artists have to do to get their work out there), you can start …

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PK 164: Dragons, Myths and Illustration – How Collette J Ellis Turned Her Passion Into a Career

Dragons, myths and illustration are just some of the things that inspire today’s guest, Collette J Ellis. And, in this inspiring interview, you’ll hear how she turned her passion for making art inspired by legends from her native Wales into a full-time career as a freelance illustrator. You’ll hear how art gradually became a bigger …

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PK 151: Creativity, Art and Mindfulness. Interview With Hyperrealist Artist, Ian Ingram

Art and mindfulness are closely linked, but what really happens in your brain when you put pencil to paper and lose yourself completely in your art? In this interview, hyperrealist artist, Ian Ingram, explains why he swapped the craziness of US city life for the more relaxed surroundings of a seaside town in Mexico… …and …

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PK 150: How to Have a Successful Art Career And Build Your Audience. Interview With Fantasy Artist, Iris Compiet.

Want to know how to have a successful art career and build your audience? In this week’s interview, fantasy artist and illustrator, Iris Compiet, reveals how concentrating on her creative career and sketching and posting daily enabled her to quit her day job as a graphic designer and become a full-time illustrator. This inspiring interview …

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PK 149: How to ask for Feedback From an Artist. Interview With Pencil Kings Founder, Mitch Bowler

Want to know how to ask for feedback from an artist and take the next steps in your creative career? This episode will show you how to ask for feedback the right way, so the artist feedback you receive will be as on point as possible. It doesn’t matter if you want to work in …

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PK 148: What Does it Really Take to Make it as a Fine Artist? Interview With Art Industry Expert, Barney Davey.

“It takes application and it’s hard work, but that’s no different to building any other kind of career. Nothing comes easy!” ~ Barney Davey What does it really take to make it as a fine artist? In this week’s interview, Barney Davey from www.artmarketingnews.com shares some of the biggest insights gained from years of experience …

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PK 147: Thinking of Becoming an Illustrator? How Artist, Kate Oleska, Switched Careers.

“You just have to do what appeals to you and just do it! Because that’s how you’re gonna get a job that you want to be doing. You just have to grab every minute you have, every second, and just doodle, draw, do whatever you can and don’t get discouraged.” ~ Kate Oleska Are you …

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PK 146: How to Become an Illustrator. Interview with Artist and Manga for Dummies Creator, Kensuke Okabayashi.

“You have to do the legwork. I strongly believe you have to go to the conventions and physically meet people.” ~ Kensuke Okabayashi Want to know how to become an illustrator? This week, we speak to award-winning professional artist, Kensuke Okabayashi, creator of the bestselling book, Manga for Dummies, and an illustrator who has worked on …

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