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 241: How to Become a Character Designer
In this week’s episode, Mitch Bowler from Pencil Kings breaks down a simple five-step process that he would use to break into having a career as a character designer.
This talk skips right over technical skill development and gets right to the heart of the key steps any artist will need to take to land their dream job, even if they have no idea how to get started. Just follow the steps you could be landing your dream career as a character designer in the next 12 months.
PK 240: Publishing Your Animated Short
In this week’s episode, we’re speaking with Michael Cawood who had been on the podcast previously to speak about his independently animated film, ‘The Wrong Rock’ which has since been completed and published and is generating a lot of views on YouTube and which was also made the shortlist for consideration to be included in the Oscar Awards.
PK 239: Mentorship and Education for Creative Careers
Mitch wraps up his series on getting serious about using your creativity to generate income and talks about the different types of resources you can use to move towards your goal.
The four options that you have are:
- Free Resources
- Paid Courses
Your situation is unique and by knowing yourself and having clear goals you can make the right choice to make the next 12 months really count!
PK 238: Testing Creative Career Ideas
In this week's episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler demonstrates how you can discover—and develop—the skills necessary to land your dream creative career. Mitch shares his strategies for identifying which skills are in demand for creative projects, how to find your calling as an artist, and the simple ways to unlock new possibilities for your creative career. Stay tuned for more!
PK 237: Making Your Art Career Path Real
In this week's episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler reveals how to ground your art career path in reality using job descriptions. Listen in as Mitch talks about how to discern what creative skills are in demand for a specific field, why experience isn’t the only metric for determining if you are qualified for a job, and the importance of breaking out of your comfort zone as you make your dreams a reality. Stay tuned.
PK 236: The 12 Month Art Career Goal
In this week's episode of Pencil Kings, host Mitch Bowler shares his expert strategies for transforming your creative dreams into a reality in the next 12 months. Mitch highlights the importance of setting a concrete goal as an artist, how to determine the right path to take on your creative journey, and his tips for making real progress with your next project. Stay tuned!