High Adventure Daily 40 – Sharing is Caring!

Ranting about some deceptive and unethical business practices, that go into hiring an artist, all to say that artists should share this kind of info with each other. Follow Kevin on Twitter! Discuss this in the Forum! Can’t see the audio player? Log in or register here! [private] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [...]

Thunder Punch Daily 41 – 1,000 ft to Better Illustration

Today I share some thoughts and experiences from my professional illustration career to dig at the notion of working in a “style”. Do we have our own styles? If so, are they what we do “wrong”, or are they what we fall back on? Follow Jerzy on Twitter! Discuss this in the Forum! Can’t see [...]

High Adventure Daily 25 – Client Education

Talking about client education and relations. Links: Thunder Punch Daily 35 High Adventure Daily 24 Closing song: “Heard It All Before” by The Stupids Follow Kevin on Twitter! Discuss this in the Forum! Can’t see the audio player? Log in or register here! [private] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Right-click or Control-click to [...]

Thunder Punch Daily 35 – Freelance Imagination

Today I share some thoughts about how we’re hired for our imaginations as much as our skills with the pen in contractual employment. Illustration skill is important, but you need a highly developed imagination in order to beat those nearly impossible jobs and scripts. As usual, I share a few anecdotes to demonstrate how I [...]

Art & Story 127 – The Big Potpourri VII

April 14, 2010 by Jerzy  
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[private]This week we dig in to some listener-supplied topics! We start with some talk on business heroes, inspired by a recent voicemail sent to us by Gerimi Burleigh. Business Heroes Leo Laporte What we like about his plans: He keeps operations lean, and he’s always looking for new ways to create & distribute content (streaming [...]

Thunder Punch Daily 21 – Money For Drawing

April 10, 2010 by Jerzy  
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Today I elaborate on some discussion going on in the forums concerning being a work-at-home illustrator. Pros and cons, trying to balance out the picture. Follow Jerzy on Twitter! Discuss this in the Forum! Can’t see the audio player? Log in or register here! [private] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Right-click or Control-click [...]

Art & Story 96 – The Big Money

July 1, 2009 by Jerzy  
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[private]It’s all about the bills this week as we answer a question from Stef of Sarah Zero–namely, how do we make money doing what we’re doing? And what does all this nerding out over comics process junk have to do with making the monies? It may surprise none of you to hear that we believe [...]

Art & Story Alive! Episode 42

December 1, 2008 by Jerzy  
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[private]42 is the answer to the ultimate question, right? Well, our friend Kevin Cross provides that question this episode! And that question is: When does comics cease to be a calling and become a job? And is that an inevitable outcome from working in a professional capacity? We do our best to tackle the topic, [...]

Art & Story 52 – The Big Future

August 19, 2008 by Jerzy  
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[private]It’s the podcast’s 1st anniversary, so Mark and I take the opportunity to look back over our careers in cartooning over the last year and analyze what went right and what went wrong. We then take the discussion into what our vectors are for the future 12 months, in terms of the podcast, our comics [...]

Art & Story Alive! Episode 26

August 11, 2008 by Jerzy  
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[private]This week it’s a solid hour about time management. How do we balance our workloads? Is it helpful to unwind after a full day of comics making? How do we fit in time for family and breaks for our sanity? We’re joined in the audio by Krishna Sadasivam of PC Weenies and Uncubed and Matt [...]

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