Go to any comic con and you’ll see countless artists selling fan art featuring some of our most popular characters. But could you be breaking the law as an artist by producing this kind of work? And how can you avoid getting slapped with a lawsuit for infringing copyright? In this interview, we talk with an actual IP lawyer, Seth Polansky, to see exactly where artists stand when making art based on our favorite comic book and game characters.
Want to know how to become a fantasy artist? In this week’s interview, artist and illustrator, Nick Elias, reveals how attending art conventions such as Illuxcon helped him meet fellow artists and boost his career.
Why do YOU make art? In this week’s interview with Stan Prokopenko, aka Proko, you’ll find out how to take the next steps as an artist…and why even experienced pros like him never stop learning.
Want to know how to unlock your creativity? In this week’s interview, artist and illustrator, Clark Huggins, explains how the idea of Reckless Deck – a card game designed to help fantasy and concept artists create characters more easily – came about.
You’ll discover the complete process behind creating this product, from an initial idea to going into production. And you’ll also hear how Clark turned a Kickstarter fail into a win through approaching things differently…
Want to know how to find your art style? In this week’s interview, artist and illustrator, Francis Vallejo, reveals why spending three years on one single art project helped him find his niche as an artist.
Want to know how to build a successful freelance art career? In this week’s interview, artist and illustrator, Diego Jourdan Pereira, shares his essential advice for anyone who wants to work in the creative industry.
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…
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.
Are you a creative introvert? In this podcast, Cat Rose reveals how her own introversion led to her setting up www.thecreativeintrovert.com 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.
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.