Drawn & Drafted Live Podcast with Jake Parker

Posted on Oct 17, 2017

Tue, Oct 24, 2017 1:00 PM EST
ProjectCast with Jake Parker

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/projectcast-jakeparker

Jake Parker : MrJakeParker.com

Inktober : Inktober.com

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DrawnAndDrafted.com (Also DearArtDirector.tumblr.com) has been having live podcasts that have been wonderful. The podcasts are held on Crowdcast.io. D&D’s profile is Crowdcast.io/drawnanddrafted where upcoming podcasts can be registered for and previous ones can be replayed. I also posted about the first four here

DrawnAndDrafted.com is led by Lauren Panepinto (Creative Director of Orbit Books and Yen Press: Twitter | Instagram | Orbit Books Profile) and Marc Scheff (Artist/Art Director : TwitterInstagram | MarcScheff.com)


See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio

Drawn & Drafted Live Podcast with Stan Prokopenko

Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 1:00 PM EST
ProjectCast with Stan Prokopenko

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/projectcast-proko

Stan Prokopenko:


DrawnAndDrafted.com (Also DearArtDirector.tumblr.com) has been having live podcasts that have been wonderful. The podcasts are held on Crowdcast.io. D&D’s profile is Crowdcast.io/drawnanddrafted where upcoming podcasts can be registered for and previous ones can be replayed. I also posted about the first four here

DrawnAndDrafted.com is led by Lauren Panepinto (Creative Director of Orbit Books and Yen Press: Twitter | Instagram | Orbit Books Profile) and Marc Scheff (Artist/Art Director : TwitterInstagram | MarcScheff.com)


See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio

25,000 Pins!

Posted on Jun 5, 2017

A New Milestone Reached! Over 25,000 Illustration, Design, and Other Art Pins into my Pinterest account. Pins Are Curated Into Boards Spanning: Different *Genre Types, Character Types, Environment Types, and Vehicle & Object Types, as well as Textures, Patterns, Branding & Packaging Design, Advertising, Character Bento, Wagashi, and Much More! (*Genre = Children’s Illustration, Earthy-Rustic-Folk, Manga/Anime, Fantasy/SciFi, Pop Culture, Etc.)

I have found Pinterest to be a great resource to learn & be inspired from. I’m so glad to have all these pins organized to share! Look forward to seeing what pins you share. Be sure to follow at Pinterest.com/ScottMonaco and of course, on my other social media accounts too:


See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio

Marks And Splashes Guest Group Critique with Chris Schechner

Posted on May 23, 2017

My dear friend, Chris Schechner (CSchechner.com | Instagram @chrisschechner), will be the guest instructor in the upcoming live webinar for the Guest Group Critique of HowToBeAChildrensBookIllustrator.com – YAY! Go sign up!

From https://guestgroupcritiques.com/may-with-chris-schechner/

Being May, this may be the month for your online presence as a children’s book illustrator to blossom. In the next Guest Group Critique we’ll look again at your online portfolios, illustrators websites and blog sites.

Our guest instructor for this month’s interactive live session, graphic designer Chris Schechner plans to help us answers questions like, how does your garden – I mean illustrator’s website – grow? What should we plant there and/or mercilessly weed away to attract art directors, editors and agents, and other potential art clients. How can we as, illustrators and author-illustrators make every day we’re online feel like spring?

We’re set for 7 p.m. (U.S. Central Time) Wednesday, May 31.

Chris’s design firm Schechner and Associates has completed work for publishers, ad agencies, banks, law firms, a seminary, churches and groups (such as the North Texas Chapter of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.)

For 25 years he served as art director of Pockets, the widely circulated children’s devotional magazine published by the Upper Room. Chris has worked with and helped hundreds of children’s illustrators over his career.

He’s fun, wicked sharp and he’ll make you laugh. Also, he understands artists, being one, a talented cartoon illustrator, himself. (See pen and ink image, right.)

He’s set a deadline of Tuesday evening, May 30 to get your website or portfolio URL to the list. He’ll look at all of the submitted sites, but pick only ten to speak to in our live session when we look at how to keep our site fresh, appealing and competitive in the children’s publishing market.

You can opt for just this month’s single Group Critique session with Chris (replay included.) Or subscribe monthly for just $10 per month, which gets you access to everything going back two years, including last month’s group critique with agents Jill Corcoran and Jodell Sadler of Jill Corcoran Literary. (They also focused on online portfolios.)


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More Drawn & Drafted Live Podcasts

Posted on May 23, 2017

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DrawnAndDrafted.com (Also DearArtDirector.tumblr.com) has been having live podcasts that have been wonderful. The podcasts are held on Crowdcast.io. D&D’s profile is Crowdcast.io/drawnanddrafted where upcoming podcasts can be registered for and previous ones can be replayed. I also posted about the first four here

DrawnAndDrafted.com is led by Lauren Panepinto (Creative Director of Orbit Books and Yen Press: Twitter | Instagram | Orbit Books Profile) and Marc Scheff (Artist/Art Director : TwitterInstagram | MarcScheff.com)

Here are the next upcoming podcasts:

Tue, May 30, 2017 12:00 PM CST
ProjectCast with Stephanie Law (and her six figure Kickstarter strategy)

 

Mon, Jun 12, 2017 08:30 AM CST
ProjectCast with Darren Yeow (The Etchr Art Satchel)


See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio
 

Drawn & Drafted Live Podcasts

Posted on May 5, 2017

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DrawnAndDrafted.com (Also DearArtDirector.tumblr.com) has live podcasts lined up and they are sure to be great. The podcasts are held on Crowdcast.io. D&D’s profile is Crowdcast.io/drawnanddrafted

Their Podcast Vision:

We miss the days of live studio audiences, so we’re bringing it back.

While we’re talking you can be on a group chat, with a separate area to ask questions. Vote up your favorite questions and we’ll answer them. 

DrawnAndDrafted.com is led by Lauren Panepinto (Creative Director of Orbit Books and Yen Press: Twitter | Instagram | Orbit Books Profile) and Marc Scheff (Artist/Art Director : TwitterInstagram | MarcScheff.com)

Here are the upcoming podcasts:

Fri, May 5, 2017 12:00 PM CST
ProjectCast with Thomas James (Escape from Illustration Island)

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Mon, May 15, 2017 4:00 PM CST
ProjectCast with Kyle Webster (Kyle’s Brushes)

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Fri, May 19, 2017 3:00 PM CST
Project Cast with Jon Schindehette (The Art Order)

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Mon, May 22, 2017 12:00 PM CST
ProjectCast with Dan Dos Santos(Muddy Colors)

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See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio
 

CDQ Mag Issue 1 Contributors

Posted on May 5, 2017

Today’s project update of Character Design Quarterly by 3DTotal Publishing (3DTotal Kickstarter Profile) lists “the amazing artists and character designers involved” on the first issue with links to their sites & social profiles. Here they are:

Lois van Baarle | Website | Instagram | Facebook

Brett Bean | Website | Instagram | Facebook

Randy Bishop | Website | Instagram | Facebook

Blue Zoo Animation Studio | Website | Instagram | Facebook

Shaun Bryant | Website | Instagram | Facebook

James Castillo | Website | Instagram | Facebook

CreatureBox | Website | Instagram | Facebook

Avner Geller | Website | Instagram

Max Grecke | DeviantArt | Instagram

Simone Grünewald | Website | Instagram

Tyson Murphy | Website | Instagram

Tristan Poulain | Website | Instagram

Tim Probert | Website | Instagram

Jakub Rebelka | Website

James Woods | Website | Instagram


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James Christensen

Posted on Jan 10, 2017

I found out yesterday that James Christensen died on January 8, 2017, of cancer at the age of 74.

He was one of my influences, of which I recall spending quite a bit of time going through a couple of his books, in particular, I was enamored his work in “A Journey of the Imagination: The Art of James Christensen” and also loved his work in “Voyage of the Basset“.

His ornately costumed characters captivated me, and his flying fish with flying boats furthered the sense of magic & adventure for me.

I pulled my books off the shelf and think I’ll spend some time with at least a portion of the amazing work that Mr. Christensen created.

Learn more about James Christensen at:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_C._Christensen

http://www.greenwichworkshop.com/christensen/

Google Image Search on “James Christensen”

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Zac Retz Videos on Gumroad

Posted on Jan 5, 2017

Zac Retz does wonderful work and just Tweeted that he has added 5 videos with voiceover as well as a brush to his Gumroad for download. Just $5 too! What a deal! [Note: The downloaded zip gives links to private Youtube videos, not actual videos to download]

https://gumroad.com/zacretz (Links to Zac’s sites & profiles below image)

© 2017 Zac Retz

© 2017 Zac Retz

Follow Zac Retz here:

zacretz.blogspot.com | twitter.com/zacdretz | instagram.com/zacretz

artstation.com/artist/zacretz | zacretz.deviantart.com/ | behance.net/zacretz | pinterest.com/zacretz/


See more articles at QuietYell.com/Ramblings and see the work of Scott Monaco at QuietYell.com/Portfolio