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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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PK 120: How to bring your creative project to life – Interview with Jon Schindehette, Owner of Art Order

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How do you take the next step as an artist and bring your creative project to life?
In this interview we talk to Jon Schindehette, owner of Art Order, about how to take your great idea from a sketch on a napkin to a fully-fledged product that actually makes you money.

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PK 119: Indie Gaming and Iron Tides – Interview With Crash Wave Games Co-founder, Carina Kom

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Indie gaming is a growing industry, but what’s it like to actually see your own title get launched successfully and receive rave reviews from the gaming community?

In this week’s podcast, co-founder of Crash Wave Games, Carina Kom, shares her experiences of launching the Viking roleplay game, Iron Tides, and reveals why getting your project off the ground isn’t always as daunting as you might think…

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PK 118: Thumbnail Sketching and Creative Flow – Interview With Concept Artist, Katy Grierson

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Thumbnail sketching and creative flow go hand in hand for most artists…but how can you make this part of your daily routine too?
In this podcast, concept artist and illustrator, Katy Grierson, explains how thumbnail sketches are just the start of an exciting creative journey…

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PK 117: Finding Your Focus as an Artist – With Derek Rodenbeck

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Finding your focus as an artist can be tough. Sometimes, your head can be swimming around with so many ideas that it’s impossible to see the wood for the trees and concentrate on your main creative strengths. In this podcast, artist Derek Rodenbeck reveals how he learned to say no to projects that were distracting him from his main passion.

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PK 116: Inside the Creative Mind With Fine Artist & Former Marvel Colorist John Wellington

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Take a journey inside the creative mind in this week’s podcast interview with fine artist and tutor at the New York Academy of Art, John Wellington.
In this interview, the former DC and Marvel colorist draws on his years of experience to give you a wide range of insights into what it really means to be creative.

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PK 115: How YOU Can Become a Great Artist – Interview With Kevin Murphy, Founder of The Art Academy

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Ever wondered how YOU can become a great artist? Despite what others may tell you, this is not just some crazy ‘woo-woo’ dream. Believe it or not, it’s something you can actually achieve if you really want to.
How come? Because, as Kevin Murphy, founder of The Art Academy, says: ‘Great artists aren’t born – they’re taught.’
And, as you’ll discover in this week’s podcast interview, the results from his many successful students speak for themselves…

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