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MotorCity Comic Con May 15-17, 2015I’ll be at MotorCity Comic Con in Novi, MI, May 15-17, 2015.MotorCity Comic Con May 15-17, 2015 by ToddNauck
My first time back since 2009!
Here are my current convention commission sketch prices/options and how it works for me during the weekend.
I will be taking a new sketch list at the beginning of each day of the con. The list has a limited number of spots so hit my table early to make sure you get on the list. It fills up fast!
Convention Commission specs (single character):
Head shot black and white on 7″x10″ (roughly) art board, sketch cover, or personal sketchbook: $40Head shot grayscale Copic markers on 7″x10″ (roughly) art board, sketch cover, or personal sketchbook: $60Head shot color Copic markers on 7″x10″ (roughly) art board, sketch cover, or personal sketchbook: $80Half figure black and white on 9″x12
5 Career Killers“Whatever happened to that guy? The guy that drew that thing?seangordonmurphy
Comic careers are like any other career in entertainment: if you don't stay relevant and adapt to a trend, you'll eventually peak and then bottom out. But there are more things that can help end a career. Here's a list of 5 that I've been thinking about lately.
1. SOCIAL MEDIA TAKE-DOWN
The creator does something that somehow goes viral, turning his (or her) readers against him. Bad behavior at a convention, sexual harassment online, or a semi-racist Tweet made worse by bumbling attempts to correct it. Or maybe the creator gets blamed for something innocent: innocent comments taken out of context, or involvement in a controversial project that he had no say over. Whatever the case, “social media take-downs” can harm careers, leaving a permanent black mark on your career.
I imagine this one is the most common: no matter how hard you work—and no matter how much a
Brian Kesinger: Character Driventechgnotic
Disney Artist Brian Kesinger on Creating Story through Character
Foreword by techgnotic
It is with great pleasure we welcome BrianKesinger as a guest writer to the Today Page Editorial Team. Considering his authentic citizenship within the deviantART community, his thoughts and insights will be of great value to all aspiring artists, illustrators, writers and others involved in any creative endeavor. For over 18 years, Brian has worked for Walt Disney Studios on films like Big Hero 6, Winnie the Pooh, Tarzan, Tangled, Wreck It Ralph and
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