Ep.158: The adventure of children’s book illustration with Richard Smythe

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Jul 05, 2018 

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Richard Smythe, an awarded picture books illustrator and oil painter from the UK. He has worked with publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Paula Wiseman Books, Walker Books, Little Tiger Press and many more.

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Key Takeaways

“Have big dreams, work hard, keep on learning and challenging yourself, but manage your expectations – it doesn’t happen overnight!”

Resources mentioned

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

All artworks by Richard Smythe, used with permission

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Iva Mikles
Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, teacher, and the founder of Art Side of Life™️. I've worked as a commercial artist since 2009. 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, to contribute to waking up your creative genius.

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