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EPISODE 41

Cast n Play

HOW TO START A 3D ART STUDIO

DISCUSSED DURING THE SHOW:
  • How to start and run a successful Patreon - The trial and error process of creating great products whilst ensuring high quality prints can be reproduced using different 3D printers.
  • How customer feedback has a huge impact on the characters and props, helping to ensure that they are the best they can be.
  • The benefits of niching down in order to deliver exactly what your fans want
  • The low down on the time it takes to create each character and prop featuring in each collection.
  • How the small close-knit team manages all the different day-to-day processes, roles and responsibilities involved in running a successful studio.
  • The realities and differences between working for large studios vs. small
  • The importance of marketing your Patreon account through social media in order to get exposure, and bring in your following, fan base and patrons. This is achievable even if your budget is small
Art Heroes Podcast ep.41:
Cast n Play
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Who is it
Cast n Play is a group of passionate artists and gamers dedicated to creating amazing 3D printables for table-top RPGs. The team now specialises in creating monthly character and prop collections for table top game lovers world-wide.

Why should you listen
In this episode we hear about the labour of love involved in creating characters and props for games such as DnD, Pathfinder and Warhammer. The hand-picked and close-knit team of friends that make up Cast and Play are on a mission to make miniatures accessible and affordable for all. With their recent kickstart campaign raising $150K, this group of industry experts share some great advice for 3D artists aspiring to get into the industry.

About Cast n Play
Cast n Play is a group of passionate artists and gamers dedicated to creating amazing 3D printables for table-top RPGs. The team now specialises in creating monthly character and prop collections for table top game lovers world-wide.

In this episode we hear about the labour of love involved in creating characters and props for games such as DnD, Pathfinder and Warhammer. The hand-picked and close-knit team of friends that make up Cast and Play are on a mission to make miniatures accessible and affordable for all. With their recent kickstart campaign raising $150K, this group of industry experts share some great advice for 3D artists aspiring to get into the industry.
"Whenever I feel like I'm not inspired, I would go to art station, spend an hour there and that'll do the trick for me."
GET IN TOUCH WITH CAST N PLAY
Patreon: www.patreon.com/castnplay
"Be consistent, like not getting discouraged. If you're not getting the views. Don't stop for the first year. You're not going to see any traction. So just keep doing it. Keep posting, hear the audience, make your product better."
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