鈥淲hen we do exceptional things, that鈥檚 when we get out of the safety zone. That鈥檚 where we get into the space where we have no idea what the heck we鈥檙e gonna do, and we figure out how to move forward with that.鈥滭br />
Wondering how to bring your creative project to life?
Having the great idea is one thing, but it鈥檚 quite another to take that idea all the way from a sketch on a napkin to a fully-fledged art project that actually makes you money.
But that鈥檚 exactly what Jon Schindehette, owner of Art Order, does.
Thanks to his 30 years鈥 experience working as an artist with clients such as Dungeons & Dragons and Microsoft, he鈥檚 in a great position to help creatives take the next steps in their careers.
And, in this week鈥檚 interview, he鈥檒l be sharing some of the biggest insights he鈥檚 learned during his extensive creative career.
So, if you鈥檝e been wondering how to get that idea out of your head and into production, read on.
Because the advice shared by Jon might be exactly what you need to move forwards鈥?/p>
How to Bring Your Creative Project to Life – Do鈥檚 and Dont鈥檚
Bringing your creative project to life might seem simple enough, but it鈥檚 amazing how many roadblocks artists often create for themselves to prevent them from doing this.
Hangups such as 鈥極h, it鈥檒l cost too much money鈥 or 鈥業 don鈥檛 know if my work is good enough鈥 are often guaranteed to stop a project in its tracks.
But Jon knows differently. Having worked with many creatives over the years (both as a fellow artist and teacher), he鈥檚 seen more portfolios than we鈥檝e had hot dinners.
And the one key takeaway he鈥檚 picked up during this time is that you鈥檒l only get somewhere with your art by producing the kind of stuff you really get excited about.
Jon says: 鈥淭he first thing I tell people is to stop worrying about how to make themselves fit into the industry, and start thinking instead about what they鈥檙e really passionate about.
鈥淥ne of the artists I was working with was really struggling to get better, so I just asked him: 鈥榃hat do you love drawing?鈥 And he said: 鈥業 love drawing creatures鈥?
“So I looked at his portfolio (which had no creature work in it) and I told him to go draw some creatures. When he did this, I gave him a job on the spot with Dungeons and Dragons, and he鈥檚 pretty much taken his entire career down the path of doing great creature drawings!鈥滭/p>
So, if you鈥檙e wondering how to take the next steps in your creative career…but don鈥檛 know what those next steps should be, you鈥檒l definitely want to listen to this interview in full.
- How to take that big idea for a creative project and turn it into a profitable reality
- The biggest hangups that prevent artists from moving forward – and how to avoid them
- The three big mistakes you never want to make in your art career
We hope listening to this interview helps you learn more about how to bring your creative project to life.
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