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PK 238: Testing Creative Career Ideas

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler demonstrates how you can discover—and develop—the skills necessary to land your dream creative career. Mitch shares his strategies for identifying which skills are in demand for creative projects, how to find your calling as an artist, and the simple ways to unlock new possibilities for your creative career. Stay tuned for more!

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PK 237: Making Your Art Career Path Real

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler reveals how to ground your art career path in reality using job descriptions. Listen in as Mitch talks about how to discern what creative skills are in demand for a specific field, why experience isn’t the only metric for determining if you are qualified for a job, and the importance of breaking out of your comfort zone as you make your dreams a reality. Stay tuned.

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PK 236: The 12 Month Art Career Goal

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler shares his expert strategies for transforming your creative dreams into a reality in the next 12 months. Mitch highlights the importance of setting a concrete goal as an artist, how to determine the right path to take on your creative journey, and his tips for making real progress with your next project. Stay tuned!

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PK 235: 4 Phases of a Creative Career

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler discusses how to transition from a dreamer to a doer in the new year. Mitch shares the essential steps for taking your art career to the next level, the story of how he first broke into the industry, and his journey to becoming the artist and teacher he is today. Listen in to learn more about how to achieve your artistic and career goals in 2021!

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PK 234: 2020: The Year of Time

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler reflects on how 2020 allowed him to take stock of his creative pursuits—and the time he spent working on them. He discusses the common challenges artists face with making time to pursue their creative endeavors, the importance of saying “no” when carving out time for your art, and his strategies for sticking to your artistic goals in 2021. Stay tuned.

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PK 233: Redefine Your Creative Career

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler sits down with UX/UI Designer at Visa, Terri Rodriguez-Hong. Terri recalls what gave her the push to transition from visual design to UX/UI, how she navigated the interview process, and why the most important investment you can make is in yourself. She also shares her tips for building industry connections and starting your journey in UX/UI. Stay tuned!

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PK 232: Sell Your Art With Social Media

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler sits down with fellow creative and Founder of Artist Marketing Formula, David Emmons. Together, they discuss common misconceptions about marketing your art, how to effectively engage with fans and buyers online, and the tools you need to succeed using social media. If you want to find out more about David’s secret sauce to creating sustainable income using online marketing, then stay tuned!

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PK 231: Understanding Personal Branding

In this week’s episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler sits down with long time friend, VFX Supervisor and Technical Director Allan McKay. They discuss common misconceptions that artists have about social media, branding, and job interviews. Allan also shares the incredible impact that his personal brand had on his career and reveals his tips for building a powerful personal brand today. Stay tuned.

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PK 230: How to Make a Board Game

Tune in to this episode of Pencil Kings as host Mitch Bowler sits down with Daniel Piche, a data analyst by day and board game creator by night. They discuss the game-making journey from ideation to creation and the important role that feedback plays in the process. Daniel alsohighlights how he used his data analysis skills to create a board game that was easy to play and understand. Keep listening!