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 243: Launching A Board Game on Kickstarter
In this week’s episode we get the final chapter on designing and launching your own board game. We had Dan on the podcast in the past to talk about the process so far in Episode 230 (https://www.pencilkings.com/daniel-piche/) and now that he’s just about to launch again here’s the update of the story as he's just about to release his new board game to the world.
PK 242: Reinventing Yourself as an Artist
In this week’s episode, Diego Jourdan Pereira walks us through how he went from a career as an illustrator working in licensing and completely reinvented himself as an author and book designer.
Diego’s story is a fantastic model showing how clear goals and hard work pay off to break into a completely new market and create new opportunities.
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!
One of the best podcasts for Artist’s!
I have been listening to the Pencil Kings podcast for almost two years now and this review is long overdue. I always look out for the latest episode, and there’s always lots to learn from each one! I think this is one of the best Artist podcasts out there. Valuable information, professional guests, and Mitch is a great host asking lots of important questions.
Well worth subscribing and listening to!
- Robbie Allen
Invaluable Insights for Artists & Creators
Week after week, this podcast helps shed light on what it means to be an artist and the all-important question of how you can get your work to a wider audience. Invaulable, entertaining and always fascinating :-)
My favourite art-related podcast by far. Host Mitch doing great things and getting top quality guest artists to inspire and provide real world insights no matter what type of art or medium you are into.