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PK 138: Get Your Professional Art Career Started With The Illustration Lighthouse

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Ready to get your career as an artist started, or feeling stuck that you just can’t seem to land your first art job?
Today, we talk with Shane Madden from Illustration Lighthouse on how he is working with artists to shortcut the time it takes to start earning money with your creative skills.

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PK 137: Is your fan art legal? Let’s ask an IP Lawyer. Interview With IP Lawyer and Indie Filmmaker, Seth Polansky

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Go to any comic con and you’ll see countless artists selling fan art featuring some of our most popular characters. But could you be breaking the law as an artist by producing this kind of work? And how can you avoid getting slapped with a lawsuit for infringing copyright? In this interview, we talk with an actual IP lawyer, Seth Polansky, to see exactly where artists stand when making art based on our favorite comic book and game characters.

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PK 136: Building Your Art Career With Simon Morse From 3D Total Publishing

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Building your art career is so much easier if you have the right advice and resources. In this interview, 3D Total Publishing studio manager, Simon Morse, reveals why knowing your audience is key, and how their books, website, and magazines, have helped countless artists develop their skills and take their careers to the next level.

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Hear what motivates artists, and discover how developing the right mindset can help you become more creative and start getting the results you want.

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Thinking of going freelance? Get advice from artists on flying solo, such as finding clients, managing your schedule, and building a successful long-term career.

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Want to improve your technique? Find out how other artists worked on their skills and created paintings and drawings to be proud of.

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Get out of a creative rut and start doing what you love again! Listen to artists share their invaluable experience on how to move forward.

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Pushed for time? Discover how to fit art into even the busiest of schedules and start getting the best results from your studies.

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