John T. Unger con Art Heroes Review No.2 Conversation with Hugh MacLeod
About Art Heroes Review:Art Heroes Review features interviews with established and upcoming artists, creative professionals and experts in related fields. Go behind the scenes with guests like Austin Kleon, Hugh MacLeod, and others to see how a successful creative career feels, how they got where they are, and how they stay on track even when success turns out differently than they imagined.The focus of the show is advice for artists and creative entrepreneurs presented in a conversational format. Learn what works (and what doesn't) from artists and creatives who have pioneered new ways to build an arts career. The stories and ideas presented add up to an ongoing guide put together by and for people living and working in the arts. From business and marketing ideas, to discussions on how to cope with fame, fans or family, the show will cover all aspects of the artists' life. Learn how to grow, manage and maintain your arts career from those who've done it the hard way.In this edition: Hugh MacLeod is an artist who first made his name with “cartoons drawn on the back of business cards”. Although originally resistant to the idea of selling his art, Hugh found that his ideas and his engagement with his audience have created a strong market for his work. He now makes his living mostly drawing “Cube Grenades” for clients and publishing fine art prints via the internet. Hugh started blogging at gapingvoid.com in 2001. He started off just publishing his cartoons, but as time wore on he started blogging about his other main interest, marketing. In 2005 he scored his first major blog marketing success with EnglishCut.com, a blog he started with Savile Row tailor, Thomas Mahon. It tripled Thomas’ sales within six months.His recent book Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity was a best seller on Amazon and the Wall Street Journal.Since 2006 Hugh has been constantly engaged as a public speaker, giving talks about Web 2.0 and the ramifications it has on business.