26 episodes

A podcast proving you don't need a fancy Art degree to be a successful, and thriving illustrator. Natasha Polozenko AKA @Nataszko provides tips, tricks, and intel into creating an illustration practice you love. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/nataszko/support

The Self-taught Illustrator @Nataszko

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A podcast proving you don't need a fancy Art degree to be a successful, and thriving illustrator. Natasha Polozenko AKA @Nataszko provides tips, tricks, and intel into creating an illustration practice you love. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/nataszko/support

    026. The Illustration tools you NEED to be using!

    026. The Illustration tools you NEED to be using!

    In this episode we go into a deep dive into the different tools available to us as illustrators, and which ones we should be using in our own practices!



    Episode Links:

    Register here for Adobe MAX 2023

    Check out my in-person session!

    Illustrator Bootcamp Waitlist

    The Creative Act by Rick Rubin

    Listener of the Week @BexCreations



    Social Links:WebsiteIGTikTokYoutubePinterest


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    • 32 min
    025. Level up your illustration practice in 2023

    025. Level up your illustration practice in 2023

    In episode 25 of the Self-taught Illustrator Podcast, we talk about getting prepared and setting goals for 2023!Personal Style Masterclass:

    SOCIALS:  Website: https://nataszko.com​​​​IG: https://instagram.com/nataszko​​​​TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nataszko?​Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE3ka-r13giiDtct-3jcL6wPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/nataszko/


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    • 21 min
    024. Staying motivated in your illustration practice

    024. Staying motivated in your illustration practice

    In episode 24 of the Self-taught Illustrator Podcast, I talk through various strategies to find motivation and keep motivated throughout your illustration career.Personal Style Masterclass:(No longer available)SOCIALS:  Website: https://nataszko.com​​​​IG: https://instagram.com/nataszko​​​​TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nataszko?​Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE3ka-r13giiDtct-3jcL6wPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/nataszko/

    Student Spotlight: Glen DeGuzman AKA @_sun_dragon_tattoo_:https://www.instagram.com/_sun_dragon_tattoo_/?hl=en




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    • 21 min
    023. The biggest pitfalls I see illustrators fall into

    023. The biggest pitfalls I see illustrators fall into

    In this episode, I break down the biggest pitfalls that I see illustrators encounter at various stages in their illustration journeys. My AdobeMax Session:https://www.adobe.com/max/2022/sessions/na-become-a-selftaught-illustrator-design-concept-s309.htmlPersonal Style Masterclass: (No longer available)SOCIALS:  Website: https://nataszko.com​​​​IG: https://instagram.com/nataszko​​​​TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nataszko?​Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE3ka-r13giiDtct-3jcL6wPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/nataszko/


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    • 26 min
    022. How old is too old to become an illustrator?

    022. How old is too old to become an illustrator?

    In this episode, I break down the limiting beliefs around age, and how old is too old when it comes to creating a career in illustration.

    My Adobe Live Sessions:
    Day 1: https://www.behance.net/live/videos/15191/Vector-Character-Art-with-Natasha-Polozenko-1-of-2
    Day 2: https://www.behance.net/live/videos/15195/Vector-Character-Art-with-Natasha-Polozenko-2-of-2


    SOCIALS:  
    Website: https://nataszko.com​​​​
    IG: https://instagram.com/nataszko​​​​
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nataszko?​
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE3ka-r13giiDtct-3jcL6w
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/nataszko/


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    • 13 min
    021. How to get people to buy your art and illustrations

    021. How to get people to buy your art and illustrations

    In this episode, I walk through the various motivators that lead people to buy art and illustrations, to help you strategically approach the way that you sell.

    Survey referenced:
    https://www.statista.com/statistics/887848/top-motivations-for-art-buyers-when-buying-art/

    SOCIALS:  
    Website: https://nataszko.com​​​​
    IG: https://instagram.com/nataszko​​​​
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@nataszko?​
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE3ka-r13giiDtct-3jcL6w
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/nataszko/


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    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Annie-NyC ,

Inspirational!

Thank you for the information you put out there. You have helped me so much. You inspired me and motivated me to begin my journey in illustration. Thank you so much!!

Xky3 ,

Super Motivating

Such a great podcast to help build motivation to get going and do something. Doesn’t matter your skill level anyone can do it but you need to start. 👍🏼 👍🏼

KryptonianSon ,

Great Podcast and is what I was looking for

I am so happy to have stumbled onto this podcast. It is exactly what I am looking for. Someone who is doing what I want to do, and without formal training. Looking forward to many episodes.

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