Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with David Owens, illustrator and art director from NY. His focus is on editorial Illustrations, product licensing, brand development and art directing for various regional and international campaigns.

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Key Takeaways

“If you enjoy what you do everyday, you are in a lucky space so make the most out of it!”

  • David shares that learning fundamentals are the most important thing to do – composition, color, and light. You can learn it by studying 1000s years of art, old masters and how they ware able to capture the reality.
  • David says there is no reason not to think about making money with your art. Our goal should be making money by doing what we love
  • David advises that you should learn about pricing, negotiation, and operations while you are learning artistic fundamentals. They go hand in hand.

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All artworks by David Owens, used with permission

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