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 147: Thinking of Becoming an Illustrator? How Artist, Kate Oleska, Switched Careers.
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PK 147: Thinking of Becoming an Illustrator? How Artist, Kate Oleska, Switched Careers. Full show notes at: https://www.pencilkings.com/podcast-home/ “You just have to do what appeals to you and just do it! Because that’s how you’re gonna get a job that you want to be doing. You just have to grab every minute you have, every second, and just doodle, draw, do whatever you can and don’t get discouraged.” ~ Kate Oleska. Are you thinking of becoming an illustrator...but feel stuck in an unfulfilling job? In this interview, Kate Oleska reveals how she made the transition over a number of years from her regular job as an architect to becoming a full time freelance artist. So, if you’re wondering how to get your first client or find your own style as an artist and illustrator, you should find plenty of useful insights in the interview to help you make the switch and start doing what you really love for a living. Interview Chapters [00:38-02:11] Introduction and Overview Your host. Mitch Bowler, introduces today’s guest, Kate Oleska, a professional artist and illustrator based in the UK. In this chapter, you’ll hear about Kate’s previous career as an architect, and why she eventually decided to make the switch to becoming a full-time freelance artist over 14 years ago. [02:31-03:48] What did Kate do as an Architect? You may not know it, but there are actually some strong links between being an architect and being an artist. In this chapter, Kate explains why she chose this career path to begin with, and why she eventually decided to take the plunge and become a freelance illustrator instead. [04:26-06:13] What are the Similarities Between Being an Architect and Being an Artist? Kate became an architect because she wanted a career where she could use her creative skills. But wha
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