Comics Are Great! 84 – Should You do Free Work “for Exposure?”

November 7, 2013 by  
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Working for money vs. working on spec, Ryan Estrada, and more! Is there anything wrong with agreeing to do some work for free? After all, it might catch on with the Internet, and you can cash in later. And this is the webcomics model, after all! You put out consistent and professional-quality work for free, […]

Comics Are Great! 59 – Speed Comicking

July 12, 2012 by  
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Guest: Ryan Estrada Topics: Photoshop, Art Automation, ProcessMaking comics takes a lot of time. We all understand this. But Ryan Estrada shows us that it doesn’t have to take as much time as we think it does! This time we’re treated to what is essentially an online workshop in automating much of the comics process […]

Comics Are Great! 43 – Let’s Fight!

December 30, 2011 by  
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It’s a special unscheduled Comics Are Great! discussion with Ryan Estrada, who just happened to be in town during the winter break. He sat down with me for a talk on the various kinds of drama that pop up in comics circles and together we explore why it is that we’re sometimes so eager to […]

Comics Are Great! 37 – Adobe Illustrating

November 21, 2011 by  
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We’ve got two super cartoonists in the studio this week for a discussion on digital vs analog tools, with a demonstration on how to draw with what might be the program that perplexes the most cartoonists–Adobe Illustrator! And who better to demo than Jannie Ho, children’s book illustrator and comics artist, widely known for her […]

Comics Are Great! 17 – Marketing is Just Talking to Dudes

July 2, 2011 by  
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Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ are the easy solution to finding success as a cartoonist, right? Just post about your stuff and the audience will come (with money)! We all know it’s not that simple, and I’m grateful to have two super-smart cartoonists on the show to navigate through the confusing labyrinth of choices and […]