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PK 124: How to Publish Your First Children’s Book – With Illustrator, Oliver Kriel

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Wondering how to publish your first children’s book? While this may be a dream for many artists, actually getting your ideas out of your head, onto paper, and into production can be a challenge. But that’s exactly what illustrator and graphic designer, Oliver Kriel, did – all in just three months! Find out how in this week’s podcast interview

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PK 124: How to Publish Your First Children’s Book – With Illustrator, Oliver Kriel

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Wondering how to publish your first children’s book? While this may be a dream for many artists, actually getting your ideas out of your head, onto paper, and into production can be a challenge. But that’s exactly what illustrator and graphic designer, Oliver Kriel, did – all in just three months! Find out how in this week’s podcast interview

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PK 123: How to Balance Your Career With Your Creativity – Interview with Illustrator, Liz Gera

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Wondering how to balance your career with your creativity? Like many artists, illustrator, Liz Gera, has to work a regular day job and make art in her spare time. Yet, despite having a youngster to look after too, she’s been working on getting her portfolio updated and selling her art at conventions in the USA during the past few years. So how on Earth does Liz manage to fit all this into her busy schedule?
You’ll find the answer to this question and many more in this week’s podcast interview…

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PK 122: Are you cut out for a Creative Career? Interview with Concept Artist, Ned Rogers

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Are you cut out for a creative career? Lots of people dream of becoming artists, but there are some important questions to ask yourself before making this career choice.
Luckily, concept artist, Ned Rogers, has the answers to these questions. And, you’ll be surprised to learn that being super-talented isn’t the most important requirement…

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PK 121: How to Make it as an Artist (Even When They Say You Can’t!) – With Fashion Illustrator, Christina Burton

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Want to know how to make it as an artist?

The path to following your creative dream can often be a difficult one, with parents who want you to get a regular job instead, or teachers who just don’t believe in you.
Fashion illustrator, Christine Burton, faced all these hurdles in the early stages of her career. And, in this week’s podcast, she reveals how you can overcome them, too.

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PK 120: How to bring your creative project to life – Interview with Jon Schindehette, Owner of Art Order

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How do you take the next step as an artist and bring your creative project to life?
In this interview we talk to Jon Schindehette, owner of Art Order, about how to take your great idea from a sketch on a napkin to a fully-fledged product that actually makes you money.

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PK 119: Indie Gaming and Iron Tides – Interview With Crash Wave Games Co-founder, Carina Kom

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Indie gaming is a growing industry, but what’s it like to actually see your own title get launched successfully and receive rave reviews from the gaming community?

In this week’s podcast, co-founder of Crash Wave Games, Carina Kom, shares her experiences of launching the Viking roleplay game, Iron Tides, and reveals why getting your project off the ground isn’t always as daunting as you might think…

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