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.
Most Recent Episode
PK 134: Interview With Stan Prokopenko, aka Proko: Why do YOU make art?
2 days ago
Shownotes at https://www.pencilkings.com/podcast/ To many aspiring artists, Stan Prokopenko, aka Proko, needs no introduction. Already an established artist inn his own right, Proko has built up a huge following on YouTube for his fun and incredibly useful tutorial videos which show people how to draw figures and anatomy. In this inspiring interview, we discuss the reasons WHY you make art and do our best to tackle any hurdles that might be holding you back. You'll hear about Proko's background as an artist and teacher, and why even an experienced artist like him never ever stops learning. You'll also hear his thoughts on the future of online education, and how technology could present all kinds of exciting opportunities for artists in the very near future. And, as if that wasn't enough, there's a coupon code at the end of this podcast that gets you 20% off everything on Proko's site! Interview Chapters: Introduction (00:00-02:27) Mitch introduces today's guest, Stan Prokopenko, who gives a quick overview of his art career and what inspires him. How Does Proko Help Artists Who Get Stuck? (02:27-08:41) Proko has attracted a huge following on YouTube thanks to his fun yet detailed art tutorials which help people learn the skills necessary to progress as an artist. But what are the main sticking points he comes across time and time again? And how can aspiring artists get past these and start getting the results they're really looking for? In this chapter, Proko reveals why cross-training is the key to developing your creative skills...and why even he finds himself struggling with what direction to take his art in next. What is Proko's Reason Why? (10:24-12:22) It's always fascinating to hear an established artist talk about their own creativity. And, in this chapter, Proko reveals the soul-searching he's had to do as a creative to get the best results from his own art. What Would Proko's Advice to his Younger Self be? (16:05-18:20) Proko has been making and studying art since he was a kid, but what would he do differently if he could go back in time? In this chapter, he looks at his own art journey and reveals some fascinating insights into the areas of art he wishes he'd devoted more time to. What was
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