Ep.161: Linkedin tips for artists with Mitch Leeuwe

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Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Mitch Leeuwe, a 2D artist from Holland. He is experienced in creating characters, backgrounds, props for games, web and animation shows. He is currently working on casual HTML5 games in a studio in Amsterdam.

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Key Takeaways

“Even if you are shy, don’t give up, try to go to conventions, do the networking and even if it doesn’t work out, try to find your support group!”

  • Mitch says that LinkedIn performs for him much better than Instagram because on LinkedIn you have many professionals looking to hire artists
  • Mitch always works on himself and spends learning and improving ca. 1-2 hours every day
  • Mitch says that knowing the target group you are trying to reach with your work is the number one thing to consider. Think like if Steven Spielberg liked one of your artworks and he wanted you to create more of a story around it.

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

All artworks by Mitch Leeuwe, used with permission

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