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

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Finding your focus as an artist can be difficult, but Derek Rodenbeck has some great tips to help you stay on track and develop your creative career

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“Whatever it is you want to do that brings you fulfillment, do that thing! Your heart will tell you.

Derek Rodenbeck

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.

And he shares his action plan for letting go of the things that are holding you back from where you really want to be as an artist.

Finding Your Focus as an Artist And Why This is Crucial to Your Creative Career

Derek Rodenbeck is an artist who loves to get involved with interesting new projects and see where they might lead.

In you’ve listened to his previous podcast interviews, you’ll already know about him launching his T-shirt business, his YouTube channel, Art Broz, and the wide range of other ways he’s tried to push his creative career forward.

Some of them have been pretty successful; others not so much. But the key ingredient in all of these projects has been Derek’s determination and his drive to keep going.

And it’s finally starting to pay off. He’s just hit 10K followers on his Instagram channel, and he’s currently focusing all his energies on an exciting comic book project.

So, if finding your focus as an artist is something you’ve been struggling with, you’ll find heaps of stuff to relate to in this week’s podcast.

You’ll discover:

  • Why learning to say no is so important
  • Why you should learn to fail quickly and move on
  • The big question to ask before starting any new project
  • How to let go of the distractions that are holding you back in your creative career
  • How to find the thing you love doing the most…and actually start making money from it!

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Some recent examples of Derek Rodenbeck’s art

We hope this week’s podcast interview with Derek Rodenbeck teaches you the importance of finding your focus as an artist.

Perhaps you’ve got some tips of your own for staying on track and getting stuff done with your artwork?

We’d love it if you share them in the comments box below this post 🙂

 

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