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Chris Davies


PK 130: How to Create a Graphic Novel and Launch it Successfully on Kickstarter. Interview With ‘North’ Creator, Scott Sawyer

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Want to know how to create a graphic novel and get it published? Kickstarter is littered with failed art projects, and one of the biggest reasons for this is the lack of an established audience.
Yet, despite this, today’s guest Scott Sawyer was able to buck the trend and raise CA$ 12,181 in just 8 days. Find out how in this week’s artist interview…

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PK129: Carl Potts on the Golden Age of Marvel…and How to Break Into the Comics Industry

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Want to know how to become a comic book artist? As former editor for Marvel in the 1980s, artist and educator, Carl Potts, knows exactly what publishers are looking for when they decide to hire you or not.
And, in this interview, he draws on his years of experience in the comic book and creative industries to give you a clear breakdown of the skills you’ll need to become successful.

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PK128: Are You a Creative Introvert…and What can you do About it? Interview With Cat Rose from

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Are you a creative introvert? In this podcast, Cat Rose reveals how her own introversion led to her setting up and helping artists market themselves without feeling icky.
So, if you’ve ever shuddered at the thought of networking or promoting yourself on social media, take a listen…because you’ll probably discover that what’s been holding you back isn’t such a big deal after all.

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PK127: Artist Kirsten Zirngibl on Da Vinci Syndrome, Synesthesia and Going Deeper With the Creative Process

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Are you one of those creatives who gets ideas faster than they can actually implement them?
Good news! You’re not alone. In fact, you’re in very good company.
In this inspiring, in-depth interview, artist Kirsten Zirngibl delves deep into the creative process and reveals the wide range of influences which inspire her to make art.

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PK 125: How to Stay Creative – Even When Things Don’t go to Plan! With Illustrator, Derek Rodenbeck

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Want to know how to stay creative – even when things don’t go to plan? In this week’s podcast interview, artist Derek Rodenbeck shares the ups and downs of his creative career and offers stacks of useful advice on how to keep moving forwards even when life throws you a curveball.

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PK 124: How to Publish Your First Children’s Book – With Illustrator, Oliver Kriel

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Wondering how to publish your first children’s book? While this may be a dream for many artists, actually getting your ideas out of your head, onto paper, and into production can be a challenge. But that’s exactly what illustrator and graphic designer, Oliver Kriel, did – all in just three months! Find out how in this week’s podcast interview

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PK 123: How to Balance Your Career With Your Creativity – Interview with Illustrator, Liz Gera

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Wondering how to balance your career with your creativity? Like many artists, illustrator, Liz Gera, has to work a regular day job and make art in her spare time. Yet, despite having a youngster to look after too, she’s been working on getting her portfolio updated and selling her art at conventions in the USA during the past few years. So how on Earth does Liz manage to fit all this into her busy schedule?
You’ll find the answer to this question and many more in this week’s podcast interview…

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PK 122: Are you cut out for a Creative Career? Interview with Concept Artist, Ned Rogers

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Are you cut out for a creative career? Lots of people dream of becoming artists, but there are some important questions to ask yourself before making this career choice.
Luckily, concept artist, Ned Rogers, has the answers to these questions. And, you’ll be surprised to learn that being super-talented isn’t the most important requirement…

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PK 121: How to Make it as an Artist (Even When They Say You Can’t!) – With Fashion Illustrator, Christina Burton

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Want to know how to make it as an artist?

The path to following your creative dream can often be a difficult one, with parents who want you to get a regular job instead, or teachers who just don’t believe in you.
Fashion illustrator, Christine Burton, faced all these hurdles in the early stages of her career. And, in this week’s podcast, she reveals how you can overcome them, too.

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