About This Show
Do you want to pursue your creativity but are unsure where to start?
Do you want to build an audience and serve a creative need in the world?
If so, then the Perspective Podcast is for you.
Scotty Russell of Perspective-Collective believes you have a creative gift and he wants to equip you with confidence to pursue it. His mission is to help you find a fulfilling demand for your work in the world through weekly, fiery pep-talks to push you to become your very best.
Let’s start taking your creative career seriously while enjoying the process.
Most Recent Episode
PP 017: 11 Life Lessons Learned From Loving Pizza
Notify the Universe and Show the Work You Want to Get I can remember way back during the bowl cut and JNCO days as a kid and how lit Friday nights were. I’d lounge on the couch watching TGIF and have a whole frozen pizza to myself. Ya, those were the good days. It sparked my obsession with pizza because I grew up picky with a small desire to try other foods. Don’t get me wrong, a frozen pizza is still a delight, but I’ve graduated to delivery and I’m not talking Digiorno. I’ve been doing little pizza doodles forever yet I never really started sharing them till the past few years. I’m learning to embrace this little quirk of mine because: it reminds me that I don’t always have to take myself so seriously it reminds me to have fun and constantly experiment While the context behind this seems random, I assure you there is a point to this all. I recently came across this sweet Dominoes Pizza box design. The craft and attention to detail blew my mind. You would’ve thought this $10 Large 3 Topping Take Out only pizza would’ve cost like $40! It’s crazy the subjective value art can bring to something and I want the opportunity to do this. Seeing this pizza box inspired me to create this type of subjective value for a brand. This is where I’m getting to my point. How would anyone know to hire me for a custom pizza box design if I don’t show this in my artwork? I’m a huge advocate for showing the work you want to attract and be known for. I put my money where my mouth is and went on Amazon and purchased 50 pizza boxes to get to work (I’d like to thank Terence Tang of Tinlun Studio for the idea). This episode is me shouting to the universe what kind of work I want to attract. It may not happen immediately, but if I continue to show how much fun I have in creating clever pizza art, I have no doubt over time it will be seen by the right person who will give me that chance. Who knows, maybe I’ll even get paid in free pizza for life? Without further ado, here are 11 life lessons learned from