Kelly Light, Part 2 of 2


Author and Illustrator, Kelly Light, and Giuseppe Castellano talk about what it means to be a good character designer; they discuss the importance of believability; they get real about social media; and they explain why publishing is one big gamble.

Lastly, Kelly pinpoints the two things everyone needs to live a life as an illustrator.

Here are a few of the artists we mentioned: P. D. Eastman, Syd Hoff, Norman Bridwell.

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Music for the podcast was created by Oatmello.

Be sure to listen to part 1 of this 2-part conversation. In Episode 1, we learned that Giuseppe almost derailed Kelly’s career. He didn’t know that when they started recording.

They talked about it—and how Kelly‘s response led to her big, big year in 2012.