The Truth In This Art Beyond Philadelphia: Anuj Shrestha - Illustrating a Creative Journey

 🎨🎙️ Join host Rob Lee in a conversation with illustrator and cartoonist Anuj Shrestha as they discuss his creative journey, the influence of different landscapes on his work, establishing rapport with clients, and the thriving art scene in Philadelphia. Tune in for insights into the world of illustration and the power of artistic expression. 🎨🗣️


Episode Highlights:
  • Anuj's early love for drawing and the influence of Archie comics. 📚 (00:01:02
  • The impact of living in different places on Anuj's work. 🌎 (00:10:47)
  • Establishing rapport with clients and building a successful freelance career. 💼 (00:16:50)
  • The significance of accolades and validation in the art world. 🏆 (00:35:37)
  • The vibrant art scene in Philadelphia and its impact on Anuj's work. 🎭 (00:42:11)

Key Takeaways:
  • Anuj's passion for drawing and cartooning started at a young age and was nurtured by supportive teachers and family members. 🎨
  • Living in different landscapes, from Alaska to Philadelphia, has influenced Anuj's artistic style and subject matter. 🏔️
  • Building strong relationships with clients is essential for a successful freelance career, and showcasing personal work on platforms like Instagram can attract new opportunities. 🤝
  • Accolades and recognition can be validating, but the most rewarding experience is when fellow artists appreciate and connect with Anuj's work. ❤️
  • Philadelphia's art scene is vibrant and provides a supportive community for artists to thrive and collaborate. 🎉
  • Explore Anuj Shrestha's illustrations and cartoons on his website to witness his unique artistic style and storytelling abilities. 🖌️📸

Explore Anuj Shrestha's illustrations and cartoons on his website to witness his unique artistic style and storytelling abilities. 🖌️📸

Social Media:
Twitter: @inkanuj
Instagram: anujink
LinkedIn: Anuj Shrestha


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Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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