226 episodes

The Pencil Kings Podcast interviews today’s top artists to uncover the story behind their work. These interviews are created for you - the Aspiring Artist, the Hobbyist and the Professional Artist. If you are looking for inspiring and insightful interviews from artists all over the world, you’re in the right place to learn the behind the scenes stories of how these artists got started and how they turned their passion into creative art careers.

Pencil Kings | Inspiring Artist Interviews with Today's Best Artists Mitch Bowler

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

The Pencil Kings Podcast interviews today’s top artists to uncover the story behind their work. These interviews are created for you - the Aspiring Artist, the Hobbyist and the Professional Artist. If you are looking for inspiring and insightful interviews from artists all over the world, you’re in the right place to learn the behind the scenes stories of how these artists got started and how they turned their passion into creative art careers.

    PK 225: Artist Mindset Shifts

    PK 225: Artist Mindset Shifts

    In this week's episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, Mitch Bowler sits down with fellow podcaster and watercolor artist, Miriam Schulman. They discuss the connection between mortality and art, how to overcome your fear of rejection and criticism, and the impact of the global pandemic on creative spaces. Miriam also shares her thoughts on the purpose of life (hint: get uncomfortable!).

    • 37 min
    PK 224: Creative Mindset Upgrade

    PK 224: Creative Mindset Upgrade

    In this week's episode of Pencil Kings, Mark McGuinness joins host Mitch Bowler to discuss how to take your art career to the next level. Mark shares his thoughts on finding motivation as an artist, overcoming rejection and criticism, and why business and art are not mutually exclusive. Mark also reveals the mindset shift that will help you achieve profitable artistic freedom. Stay tuned!

    • 42 min
    PK 223: The Business of Fine Art

    PK 223: The Business of Fine Art

    In this week's Pencil Kings episode, host Mitch Bowler sits down with Jason Horejs, the voice behind RedDotBlog and the Owner of Xanadu Gallery. They discuss the common misconceptions about the business side of art, the six key skills to master to improve your art career, and what it means to be a second-generation art gallerist. Jason also shares his experience building a valuable art community of investors, artists, and collectors.

    • 40 min
    PK 222: How to Launch on Kickstarter

    PK 222: How to Launch on Kickstarter

    In this week's episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, host Mitch Bowler sits down with Tyler James, the co-creator of ComixTribe and ComixLaunch Pro, to discuss what most Kickstarter launches get wrong and how to position your campaign for success. Tyler shares the importance of building an audience before you launch your campaign, the tips and tricks he learned while working in the publishing industry, and his fantastic advice on the best time to start your Kickstarter campaign.

    • 36 min
    PK 221: 100 Day Artist Challenge

    PK 221: 100 Day Artist Challenge

    In this week’s episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, Mitch Bowler discusses his new 100 Day Artist Challenge. He explains how spending just one hour per day working toward your goals can make a huge impact on your career, your art, and your life. Mitch also talks about his personal journey to becoming an artist, the importance of overcoming the fear of failure, and how he wrote a book in just three weeks. Stay tuned to discover how to make the most out of your next 100 days!

    • 37 min
    PK 220: Artist Business Money

    PK 220: Artist Business Money

    In this week’s episode of the Pencil Kings podcast, Alexis Fedor, the Founder of Artists In Business, joins Mitch Bowler to discuss how she helps artists start successful online businesses. Alexis shares a story about an artist who overcame her limiting beliefs and went on to earn six figures. She also talks about her personal journey to success, the dangers of comparison, and why now is the best time to create an online business for your art. Stay tuned.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Tall Mast Coffee ,

Best Art Related Podcast Out There

Pencil Kings Podcast For The Win! I love this podcast so much. They get great artists to interview and I always learn something new. Check it out. It won't disappoint.

Sketch_Head ,

Love it. Thank you.

Love the show, thank you.

SithFury ,

Pencil Kings Podcast

An absolutely engaging and inspirational podcast. Mitch has a fantastic way of making his guests feel at ease and have them open up and share their knowledge and creative process. This is definitely a must have podcast for any artist or inspiring creator!
-Andy MacIntyre
British Columbia, Canada

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