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Monday, August 17th, 2009

There is an interview with SuperZeroes creator Will Terrell on the 2MT podcast now posted online. Go by and check it out. They talk about childhood ninjas, Lubbock, and why Will had no business getting into the comic book business, and if you’re a comics creator hoping to get into the game, there’s plenty [...]

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

This is a fantastic inspirational video on nurturing creativity.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

So you’re tired of working 9-5 for a paycheck and you’re thinking of becoming a freelance illustrator?
(I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about becoming a freelance artist.  These are some basic points I try to cover.  This is by no means the ultimate article on becoming freelance, but it will help [...]

Monday, June 29th, 2009

HERE is an fantastic and inspirational graduation speech from Apple’s Steve Jobs to the Stanford graduating class.
Here’s a quote from it…
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions [...]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

the Aesthetic of Storytelling

Ira Glass, host of “This American Life,” giving a talk about stories and storytelling.

Ira Glass at Gel 2007 from Gel Conference on Vimeo.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The FIRST show.

Often your first show will be overwhelming, no matter which one it is. But some more than others will utterly blow your mind. My first real convention experience was San Diego Comic-Con in 1997. This was before they doubled the size of the convention center. I spent the first day – [...]

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Quote

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow [...]

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Here’s a thought for the day…
Life is not a race to become successful. It’s not even about becoming successful. It’s about getting better every day – So that each month you look back and see what you have done – And each year you celebrate how far you have come. Until one day… you’ve done [...]