Pencil Kings | Inspiring Artist Interviews with Today's Best Artists
About This Show
The Pencil Kings Art 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.
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PK 129: Carl Potts on the Golden Age of Marvel...and How to Break Into the Comics Industry
6 days ago
What was it like to work as editor for Marvel Comics in its heyday? In this interview, Carl Potts talks about the exciting creative scene in NYC in the 1980s and discovering artists such as Mike Mignola, Arthur Adams, and Jim Lee. He sheds light on how artists can break into the industry, and breaks down the fundamental skills editors are looking for. Drawing on his years of experience as an artist, creative director, and teacher, Carl goes on to explain how artists can utilize the power of social media and the internet combined with networking to get a foot in the door of any creative industry, and provides clarity on the mindset you need to adopt if you want to be successful. Interview Chapters: 00:00 - 01:09 - Introduction 01:10 - 02:04 - Carl Potts Career Overview 02:05 - 06:15 - How Carl got his First Big Break in The Industry 06:16 - 24:00 - Carl on the Golden Age of Marvel Comics 25:00 - 33:30 - Learning Resources for Artists 33:30 - 42:44 - How to Get Your Work Seen by the Right People 42:45 - 45:43 - How to Adopt the Right Mindset for Success 45:44 - 48:24 Conclusion
Rated 5 out of
A great show for artists!
This show has great ideas on how to progress as an artist. I've come across several options because of listening to this show that I would never have learned of on my own. No matter what kind of creative person you are, you will find helpful information here.
Date published: 2015-10-29
Rated 5 out of
Very very very Inspiring, thank you for Caring
Date published: 2015-09-04