The Ben Newman Illustration Insights Podcast is an ideal listen if you are starting out in the creative industry, thinking about freelancing or already up and running in the freelance world.
Ben is a very open, engaging and knowledgeable person who is clearly enjoying his journey as an illustrator.
Ben is the visual steer of the Professor Astrocat Children's Books, and also an avid guest lecturer around the subject of illustration and freelance life. Being a father of a young child (and with another on the way at the time of this podcast). Ben is at the stage of his life where he needs consistency in his work and following 10 years in the industry is at a point where he understands how to do that.
Ben also talks about his love / hate relationship with social media. And why having a healthy relationship with promotion is absolutely essential.
Lastly, Ben is a very reflective person who is very aware of his actions and his awareness of time. Having been employed full time and now freelance, Ben understands what is needed to make him tick over.
The illustration insights podcast is a series released weekly which shares insights from some of the best illustration talent on the planet. We ask the questions that we all want to know, like 'Why did you get involved in illustration in the first place? How do you win work? How do you keep that work coming in?".
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Ben's Website is Here: http://www.bennewman.co.uk/