HermitBurpcast#09 Dear Aspiring Artist

Ensure you get more perspectives! Getting some Hot Pink here

Welcome! I am Leonie Yue and this is the monthly HermitBurpcast.

(1 hour and 10 minutes)

Show notes for Hermit Burpcast #9:

Blog Post for shownotes, hyperlinks and comments: (http://blog.leonieyue.com/2015/09/hermitburpcast009.html)

  • Introduction/What’s going on this past month
    • My new YouTube show BurpTalk (see image below)
    • Monetising YouTube Channel Experiment (Transparency ahoy)
    • Side thought on Patreon & Money (scrap putting ads on YouTube altogether?)
    • We’re a small classroom now! 😀
  • Leonie Talks about Games is gone! Instead there’s this:
FUN STUFF! Hello! This segment gets moved to it’s own Monthly YouTube show here. To get updated about this silly show, subscribe to my Designated LeoniePlays YouTube Channel or Twitter as I won’t mention much about it here at my Art & Life focused shenanigans. The HermitBurpcast will stay at my main YouTube Channel. Okay! I’ve mentioned it once here and on Facebook already but that’s going to be it. Me no like spammy spam. (:


  • Main Topic: Dear Aspiring Artist 
    • On the word “aspiring
    • Q1: How/Did you break into the industry? 
      • Let’s talk about Feelings
      • Am I in the industry?
      • What is “making it”/”breaking in”?
      • First job ever?
      • Who actually knows you?
      • Ensure you get more perspectives & Climbing Ladders
      • Learning and doing things
    • Q2: Finding connections in the concept art/visual development industry? 
      • Disclaimer
      • Reach out
      • Friendly Fwends
      • Big Dreams & Target places to work
      • Who are you with?
    • Q3: How hard is it to find work? And stay in the industry? 
      • Everything the light touches is our competition; haha
      • Get Good
      • How difficult?
      • On Quitting & Winding Paths
      • Creative Career choices revisit – this was last time
      • Things in People that personally inspire me *
      • Making a living from your art?
      • Easy? The Magic Answer?
      • Are you prepared?
      • Ask yourself things
    • It’s not impossible: Pew pew? Final Thoughts
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Thanks so much for listening!
See you in *three* weeks for the next blog post! (: