20 Best Illustration Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about illustration ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best illustration podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Illustration Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

The Illustration Department Podcast

  • Publisher: Giuseppe Castellano
  • Total Episodes: 105

Giuseppe Castellano talks to folks in illustration, graphic design, publishing, animation, and other creative fields about the ups and downs of their careers.

3 Point Perspective: The Illustration Podcast

  • Publisher: SVSlearn.com
  • Total Episodes: 84

Illustrators Will Terry, Lee White, and Jake Parker talk about illustration, how to do it, how to make a living at it, and how to make an impact in the world with your art.

Illustration Hour

  • Publisher: Julia Dufossé
  • Total Episodes: 36

Illustration Hour is a long-form interview podcast about the craft and business of illustration and design hosted by illustrator Julia Dufossé. With the help of successful illustrators, designers and art directors, we unpack how you can ideate better, learn new skills, keep yourself fresh, promote yourself and your work, and maintain a profitable freelance business. NOTE: THIS PODCAST IS NO LONGER ONGOING. The website has not been renewed but the episodes will remain available for educational purposes. Thank you!

The Good Ship Illustration

  • Publisher: The Good Ship Illustration
  • Total Episodes: 4

We’re here to offer no-nonsense advice for illustrators and image-makers navigating a creative career. At The Good Ship Illustration, we are all about finding your creative voice, standing out from the crowd, building career-longevity, and being yourself. You’d love your creative work if only you could find more time to do it, make more money, and feel confident with what you make. We believe you DO have what it takes, illustration needn’t be scary, and we’re with you all the way, along with the rest of the crew in our online community.

Creative Waffle – Sports Design & Illustration Podcast

  • Publisher: Mark Hirons
  • Total Episodes: 254

A weekly design and illustration podcast for students, graduates and emerging creatives. Bringing you top tips and honest advice from industry professionals every Monday.

Escape From Illustration Island

  • Publisher: illustrationisland
  • Total Episodes: 89

Escape From Illustration Island is the critically-acclaimed audio podcast featuring conversations with Illustrators, Art Directors, Art Reps and other creative professionals. Past guests include Drew Struzan, Christoph Niemann, Marshall Arisman, Gary Taxali, Bob Staake and more. Visit IllustrationAge.com for the ultimate resources for Illustrators!

The Handsome Frank Illustration Podcast

  • Publisher: Handsome Frank
  • Total Episodes: 5

Join us as we catch up with the illustrators we work with on a daily basis.

Illustration Insights

  • Publisher: Crazy Animal Face
  • Total Episodes: 8

Welcome to the Crazy Animal Face Podcast (the hot sauce to your Creative Passion), hosted by CAF co-founder Paul Gosling. Crazy Animal Face is the exploration of how and why creative people do what they do. By speaking to leaders in their creative fields CAF publishes their insights and experiences in order to fuel the development of your passion.

Drawing On Experience: an Audio PaintCast™ about Art, Art School, Painting, Freelance Illustration and Creative Pursuits.

  • Publisher: David R. Darrow – Dave the Painting Guy
  • Total Episodes: 3

Trials and successes as an Oil Painter, illustrator or other creative person. Interviews, conversations, and solo thoughts and perspectives, with a sense of humor. Oil Painting, Art, Freelance, Illustration,Taxidermy, Sculpture, Creativity, Crafting, Music Making, Instrument Building… who knows? We all have something in common: a creative spirit and a love of what we do.


  • Publisher: Academy of Art University
  • Total Episodes: 30

Media from the Academy of Art University’s Illustration Department

Vesalius & His Worlds: Medical Illustration During the Renaissance

  • Publisher: The Huntington
  • Total Episodes: 3

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of anatomist and physician Andreas Vesalius, this conference brings together rare book collectors, curators, art and cultural historians, and physicians to explore the changing concepts of the human body and visualizations of knowledge in illustrated medical treatises from the early Renaissance to the seventeenth century.

Illustration – Video

  • Publisher:
  • Total Episodes: 5

Illustration – Video

Illustration Techniques (ART 2502)

  • Publisher: Laura Lasworth
  • Total Episodes: 1

Illustration Techniques (ART 2502)

Jotted Illustrations: The BS Hour

two night-owl sisters are up all night talking about everything and anything. Some people may do this alone–now you don’t have to!

Illustration I & II – Sam Grant – Video

  • Publisher: Instructor: Sam Grant
  • Total Episodes: 4

Illustration I & II – Sam Grant – Video

Illustration I & II – Sam Grant – Audio

  • Publisher: Instructor: Sam Grant
  • Total Episodes: 2

Illustration I & II – Sam Grant – Audio

Illustration Isolation

  • Publisher: Tim Trabon
  • Total Episodes: 1

Listen to artists discuss illustration, painting, and everything else during this weekly drawing podcast.


  • Publisher: Prangya Parimita Das
  • Total Episodes: 4

Lyf is too short but no boundaries for dreams Dreams that gives happiness Dreams that everyone have Dreams that no one can steal Dreams that no one copy It’s only urs.. And u fight to fulfill it

Undergrad Illustrations’s Podcast

  • Publisher: Undergrad Illustrations
  • Total Episodes: 4

Undergrad Illustrations has the mission to spread the benefits of visual and auditory learning. 📚 Our account is intended to provide podcasts and products with key points and accurate visuals of science material. This makes learning complex topics fun and engaging!Visit the link in our bio to shop exclusive science patterns available only through bit.ly/undergrad-illustrationsEvery purchase aids a student with undergrad loans, so any support is appreciated.If this topic seems interesting to you, it would go a long way to have you share this podcast with fellow science friends. Thank you for your consideration and time.Best wishes and happy studying,Sophia Guzman•Founder of Undergrad Illustrations


  • Publisher: darijan
  • Total Episodes: 16

Graphics-Illustrations.Com blog videos, tutorials, etc.

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