43: Creating Your Own Brand and Building a Successful Art Business with Jake Parker

Mike spends some time with colored pencils. He then reflects on 2020 and talks about his theme for 2021. Jake Parker joins the podcast to share his creative journey from his early inspiration to animation, books, and of course Inktober. Jake talks about his style and looking in the rearview mirror. He also shares his experience and business advice after successfully creating and publishing a number of books. Jake then talks about documenting your art with social media and giving your art more than one life.

ChickadeeCardinalOwlEye (Mike’s drawings)

Cortex Episode #110 (Themes)

Star Wars (movie)

The Last Starfighter (movie)

Dune (movie)

Jim Lee (comic book artist)

Katsuhiro Otomo (creator of Akira)

Masamune Shirow (creator of Appleseed & Ghost in the Shell)

Ghost in the Shell (movie)

Battle Ange Alita (movie)

Moebius (artist Jean Giraud)

Tin Tin (comic series)

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson (creator of Calvin and Hobbes)


Jake’s original Inktober drawings (IG Post)

Jake’s Bunny painting on IG

SVS Learn

3 Point Perspective Podcast

Am I Too Old to Start episode (3PP Episode)

Artistic Burnout (3PP Episode)

Mistakes Beginning Illustrators Make (3PP Episode)

===== How to reach Jake Parker =====

Mr Jake Parker (web site)

Jake Parker (Instagram)

Mr Jake Parker (Twitter)

SVS Learn


===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====


Instagram @Mike_Hendley

Twitter @MikeHendley

Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0