PK 214: The Critical “Switch” To Go from Dabbler to Pro

Mitch BowlerMitch Bowler is the founder of Pencil Kings and the co-founder of Evolve Artist. Mitch has worked with countless companies, including Pixar, Marvel, Dungeons & Dragons, Activision, and more. As a former 3D technical artist, Mitch has gone through the ups and downs of honing his craft, which is why he decided to revolutionize the way that art is taught. Both of his companies offer professional instruction and hands-on support from real artists in order to help creatives around the world take their work to the next level.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Mitch Bowler talks about the common catalysts for artists to go from dabbler to professional
  • Mitch describes the “aha!” moment that inspired him to flip the switch and take his art seriously
  • What holds us back from taking our craft to the next level?
  • How does “burning the boats” differ from “flipping the switch?”
  • Mitch recounts how flipping the switch and going professional changed his life for the better

In this episode…

Are you a dabbling creative that’s been dreaming about turning your art into a full-time career? Then it’s time to flip the switch! 

We are so often afraid of taking the steps that will change our lives for the better. However, the only way to turn your dreams into reality is to take the plunge and learn the rest as you go. That’s why artist and entrepreneur Mitch Bowler created Pencil Kings and Evolve Artist. These programs help artists take their skills to the next level with hands-on learning and real-time feedback from artists that have already made the switch to success. So what are you waiting for? 

In this episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, John Corcoran of Rise25 Media interviews host Mitch Bowler about how to flip the switch and transition from a creative dabbler to a professional artist. Tune in as they discuss the common catalysts that inspire artists to make the switch, the unmatched feeling of finally taking your craft to the next level, and how you can take the first step toward achieving your dream career today.

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