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The Circle of Trust Archive

The Circle of Trust is the paid subscriber content for listeners of the Adventures In Design podcast. Containing over 300+ episodes and 500 hours of design, illustration, printing and business tips n tricks. Hear every episode in it’s entirety! The Circle of Trust has the full Adventures In Design audio catalog, featuring every episode with bonus content added or you can choose to go straight to the bonus content. Every topic possible on following your creative passion as a hobby or career has been covered in this collection and we’re not even close to finishing the conversation adding another 200 episodes in 2016. 

288 - William Stout "An Embarrassment Of Riches"

David Defeo

William Stout  is a fantasy artist and illustrator with a specialization in paleontological art. His paintings have been shown in over seventy exhibitions, including twelve one-man shows. He has worked on over thirty feature films, doing everything from storyboard art to production design. His resume even includes theme park design for Disney Imagineering.

Talking Points From Episode 288
- How getting fired every week when you complete projects as a freelancer is really the ultimate in job security.
- Being part of the LA 60’s Rock N Roll explosion and 70’s Punk Rock.
- Working on the movie Predator and how William influence it’s ending.
- Collaborating with others when working in film and doing character and set design for film.
- Being a Imagineer for Disney.
- Virtually walking through your creations in mind to problem solve when creating new worlds.
- Letting the problem dictate the style in which it’s solved.
- Negotiating for royalties on character design.
- William’s life long love, studying and illustrating dinosaurs.
- King Kong as a sad character.

In The Circle of Trust
- A very emotional but insightful round of Hire, Fire or Retire with William Stout.
- We wrap up our thoughts on William Stout.
- Make More Money, Spend The Same.
- Mark opens up an amazing listener gift.
- David's dread for the Holiday approaching while designing on the floor in retail.