Ep.148: Why you can make a living as an artist with David Owens

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: May 31, 2018 •  Interviews

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!”

Resources mentioned

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Special thanks to David for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by David Owens, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on illustration, storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help either wake up or develop your creative genius. Learn more about me.

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