|Be humble for you are made of Earth. |
Be noble for you are made of Stars.
Taking Bad AdviceOriginally posted at ShadowScript: The Art Blog of Angela R. SasserTaking Bad Advice by AngelaSasser
The convention chaos has died down, a crisp Autumn wind of change is in the air, and I've been more than a little introspective of late while I've been in the process of re-branding my business. I admit to thinking lately 'why did it take me so long to discover what kind of artist I want to be?'
While I know that way lies the path to madness and pity parties, I recalled an experience I had years ago when I was fresh onto the notion of being a fantasy book cover illustrator. It was a DragonCon of many years ago and I was eager to attend a panel on book cover illustration hosted by previously entrenched artists in the field, all of who were traditional painters.
What I got from that panel was an amazing unanimous barrage of bad advice.
The artists, who I will not name, basically said "kids" with their digital art were
They made the announcement so I feel okay making it too. I'm the artist guest of honor at Conduit 25. I'm so excited. I would be incredibly honored if any of you could make it. Please if you're planning on attending, let me know so that we can make a really great event!
I'm thinking of fun group art jams, maybe some fun movie watching as a group thing... art gallery stroll... I just want to have a blast and spend time with all of you.
Can we set something up? It's in May! Can we make this a thing?