Ep.99: The power of taking challenges on Instagram with Levi Prewitt

Iva Mikles
Ep.99: The power of taking challenges on Instagram with Levi Prewitt

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Levi Prewitt, a cartoonist from San Francisco, California. He is the creator of Repo Creepo a comic about the hunters of the ghost, vampires, and daemons! He also worked on a card game Kill the Unicorns.

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Key Takeaways

“Embrace the “suck” and be a little terrible because that’s how you get good”

  • Levi learned early when growing as an artist that talent doesn’t get you very far, but hard work and challenging yourself at things that you are bad at will!
  • One of Levi’s income stream is auctioning his art on Instagram
  • Levi says that the things you are afraid of are the things you haven’t done properly yet so challenge yourself and get better
  • Levi advises in regards to client work, say yes, ask questions later
  • Levi says that if money is not an object, you should get to an art school, but if it is, you shouldn’t do student debt. You don’t need school for creating art. Yes, you will get connections, will grow your skills, but you still have to do the work, so don’t expect the school to propel you forward that much!

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Levi Prewitt, used with permission

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Iva

Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am a full-time self-taught artist behind Art Side of Life® and a Top Teacher on Skillshare. I have 15 years of experience in the creative field as a concept designer, illustrator, art director, and now freelance artist, content creator, and art instructor. My goal is to help you get your creative groove on with Procreate and make awesome art through practical classes, tutorials, Procreate brushes, and guides on art tools, supplies and resources. About me »

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