1 Day, 6 shops, 50 Comics! Free Comic Book Day Marathon!

 

You don’t half-ass Free Comic Book Day! Follow me as I attempt to hit as many local comic book shops as I can on my whirlwind Free Comic Book Day tour. Then sick around as I show off my mega Free Comic Book Day haul loot!

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I couldn’t Believe My Eyes! (Best Marketing Idea Ever!)

What is the best marketing you have ever seen? As artists it’s our job to be creative so why not apply that creativity to promote our creative services. I was recently blown away blown away by an amazing marketing strategy which leads me to wonder how can I take what I’ve seen and apply it to what I do.

Here’s a link to the Dino Crew Entertainment company I mentioned: http://dinocrewentertainment.com

Here are the tools I’m using for this sketch:
Stadler Lead Holder: http://amzn.to/2HCHb06
Prismacolor Non Photo Blue Lead: http://amzn.to/2HFrh4T
Lead Pointer: http://amzn.to/2HCvypN
Cotman Watercolor Brush: http://amzn.to/2FYR236
Proof White Ink: http://amzn.to/2GvQP5f
Uni-Ball Signo Gel Pen- http://amzn.to/2r5PAoa
Blue Cardstock: http://amzn.to/2FE3ea8

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Advice On How To Be A Pro Artist!

 

You want to know what it takes to be a successful freelance artist? Are you even asking the right question? Here’s my best advice for how to become a professional artist.

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Prismacolor vs Copic Markers- Side by Side Comparison

How do the Prismacolor brand markers stack up to Copics? Let’s compare.

Get Copic Markers here: http://amzn.to/2DVrjoY
Get the Prismacolor Manga set here: https://amzn.to/2uYVOJL
Prismacolor 72 marker set: https://amzn.to/2qeQ355

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Framing Your Art Prints + New Swag!

 

I’m prepping for my first art exhibit and that means I need to kick it up a notch when presenting my art. I can’t just tape them to a backdrop like at a comic convention. So I ordered some economical frames and got to work, oh and I also unbox some new t-shirt designs.

My art exhibit: Cocoon Art Space
902 N 5th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
April 6th and 20th 2018 6 pm to 10 pm

Get frames from Craig frames:
11 X 17 four pack: https://amzn.to/2q5iCl4
12 x 18 four pack: https://amzn.to/2uPVJbl
20 x 30 two pack: https://amzn.to/2uGMR7N
Other sizes: https://amzn.to/2GtHiPo

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Art Supplies! Take Me To Your Leader Tuesday

Take Me To Your Leader Tuesday is an art challenge where you create an alien creature in your favorite medium and share it on social media with the hashtag #TakeMeToYourLeaderTuesday or simply the initials #TMTYLT

Official Rules: http://serkworks.com/take-me-to-your-leader-tuesday/

Check out Marshall Lee’s You Tube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CalmplexLocust/featured

Supplies I talked about in this video:

Prismacolor Col Erase Pencils- http://amzn.to/2r698Zo
Kuretake Sumi Brush Pen- http://amzn.to/2rfqVdU
Copic Markers- http://amzn.to/2qg5CLf
Chameleon Markers: http://amzn.to/2EUkzvh
Uni-Ball Signo Gel Pen- http://amzn.to/2r5PAoa
Zebra Fude Brush Pen- http://amzn.to/2qG5aXD
Bristol Paper- http://amzn.to/2r6tT7k
Winsor & Newton Series 7 Brush: http://amzn.to/2vrJAEV
Deleter Black No 5 Ink: http://amzn.to/2uy2D3M
Wacom Cintiq 24 HD: http://amzn.to/2usVj8R
Wacom Intous Pro: http://amzn.to/2vrMiu1

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Touring An Art Space With The Smooth Q Gimbal!

 

Just got the Zhiyun smooth Q Gimbal. I do an unboxing and take it on a test run while I check out an art space that I will be exhibiting at in April.

Get your Smooth Q Gimbal Here: http://amzn.to/2DFPV3b

also check out Cocoon Art Space: https://www.facebook.com/cocoon.artspace/

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