PK 219: Artist Productivity

marco bucciMarco Bucci is an artist and illustrator with over 15 years of experience in the film, TV, game, and print industries. After deciding to pursue a career in art, Marco studied classical drawing before moving on to painting and illustration. He has worked with Walt Disney Publishing Worldwide, LEGO, LucasArts, Mattel Toys, Fisher-Price, Hasbro, and more. Marco  is also a passionate teacher and currently teaches a painting course at CGMA.

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

  • Marco Bucci discusses the work he is currently juggling as a full-time artist
  • How to create a productive work/life balance 
  • Marco shares his strategies for solving the problems that arise during a career in art 
  • Marco’s advice to his younger self on how to avoid burnout
  • What to do when drawing isn’t your go-to medium for expressing your creativity

In this episode…

Art is a culmination of the soul on a canvas. Because of this, many artists are eager to turn their love for art into a full-time career. But what if the foundation of creating art—drawing—is not where your strength lies? 

According to Marco Bucci, who learned to draw later in life and still struggles with his draftsmanship, there are many routes to becoming a successful artist. He believes that the most important part is chipping away at your craft every day—no matter what form that takes. 

In today’s episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, Marco Bucci, an acclaimed painter and illustrator, sits down with Mitch Bowler to talk about what it means to be a full-time artist. Marco discusses how to create a productive work/life balance and the importance of solving the big problems one step at a time. He also explains that while drawing is essential for learning art, it does not have to define your road to success. Stay tuned.

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