PK 002: Diane Kraus Interview on How Artists Work and Connect Through Online Communities

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podcast-diane-kraus-01Round the Bend  – an original painting by Diane Kraus

“I found a rewarding career as an artist by participating in niche online communities.”

Listen in and discover how former Pencil Kings community manager, Diane Kraus, found a rewarding career as an artist by participating in niche online communities.

She’s done private commissions for her fellow World of Warcraft players as well as World War 2 Enthusiasts.

You’ll also learn about what it’s like to sell your first artworks for commission, where you can sell it and what you can charge for it.

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Interacting with online communities to get private commissions
  • What it was like to start selling art to collectors
  • Using intimate knowledge of the figure to create contemporary art

People on this Episode:

Mitch
Diane

Mentioned in the episode:

Diane’s Deviant Art Page
Structure of Man
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

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Mitch

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