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TPD 288 – Why be a Teaching Artist?

November 30, 2020 by  
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Closing out my Art Soundoff series with some reflections on why being a teaching artist is so meaningful for me.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
Audio hosting provided by Ka-Blam Digital Printing and IndyPlanet Digital
Voiceover by Tara Platt
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TPD 287 – What if the Power Goes Out?

November 27, 2020 by  
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Today I share some thoughts on a certain kind of adaptability that will aid you when leading workshops.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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Voiceover by Tara Platt
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TPD 286 – Performance Persona

November 26, 2020 by  
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Today I share a principle I observe when thinking about my the performance I put on with every workshop or class.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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Voiceover by Tara Platt
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TPD 285 – Reverse-engineering Artist Activity to Make Lesson Plans

November 25, 2020 by  
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Paying attention to how artists share their work and asking why can lead to some fun activities for your workshop.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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Voiceover by Tara Platt
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TPD 265 – You Don’t Have to Show Up as a Genius Orator

November 2, 2020 by  
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Just as our earlier art is less skilled, we should allow ourselves to be less skilled when we begin as a teaching artist. Provided we begin with the intention of growing!

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TPD 264 – Ways I talked myself out of teaching

November 1, 2020 by  
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It’s Art Soundoff time again, and today I state my intentions for 2020 and share some rationale on why I shouldn’t teach.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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GoSA 19 – The Trial of Ben Hatke

October 12, 2018 by  
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The GoSA crew has been off for some time–so long, in fact, that they’ve forgotten that they never sprung friend Ben from Tax Jail! Our heroes all come together to launch a daring rescue mission.

Meanwhile, Ben finally gets his day in court and is shocked to find out who is representing him!

At very long last, The Trial of Benjamin Margaret Hatke!

The GoSA show has returned!

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CAG 110 – The Handwriting of Comics, with Mark Siegel

June 7, 2018 by  
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To make good comics and graphic novels, all you have to do is draw really well and write pretty well, then mix them together, right? Then why is it so challenging to make comics that connect with audiences? How do you describe that unnameable quality that makes certain art and stories arresting?

After a long hiatus the Comics Are Great podcast returns to address these questions with guest Mark Siegel, Editorial Director at First Second Books, author of the graphic novel Sailor Twain, and writer of the 5 Worlds graphic novel series. Mark helps us explore how comics storytelling is unique from other art forms, and describes what he calls the storyteller’s “handwriting.”

Mark will appear at this year’s Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival at the Ann Arbor District Library, and the A2 Inkubate unconference on the campus of the University of Michigan, June 15-17. You can get copies of his books signed and participate in some terrific free comics workshops led by him.

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This episode was recorded at the Ann Arbor District Library.

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TPD 262 – It’s Not Up To Me

November 30, 2017 by  
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Today I wrap up my entries for this year’s Art Soundoff by thinking about my comfort zones in journaling and how my feelings change when I consider that the audience ultimately gets to decide whether or not TPD is useful.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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Voiceover by Tara Platt
Jerzy on Google+
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TPD 261 – Preserving Energy & Mini-Comics

November 29, 2017 by  
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Today I share some more reflections on how my work has changed since ditching a step. I also react a little to Owen Jollands’ comparison between mini-comics and strength training.

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Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd.
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Voiceover by Tara Platt
Jerzy on Google+
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