BLOG*September 15, 2011

The Facebook Machine Lori Taylor has a philosophy based on 3 simple principles when it comes to social marketing- 1. Popularity is vanity, sales are sanity. 2. If content is King, then context is Queen; you must be relevant and extraordinary to go viral. 3. Going viral is not an...

BLOG*August 3, 2011

This Saturday August 6 at 10:00 Free! Artist As Brand Lecture Sponsored by the Alameda Writer’s Group Glendale Library 222 E. Harvard St. Glendale, CA 91205...

BLOG*August 2, 2011

LESSONS LEARNED Experiences are going to be good and bad depending on your perspective, but if we focus on the lessons learned we can always view it through a positive lens. Every San Diego Comic Convention since my first in 1974 has taught me something. In the beginning Comic Con...

BLOG*May 20, 2011

PRIORITIZING YOUR TIME Managing time is an illusion. Time has it’s own schedule. We can only work with it. What matters most is how we prioritize our time. This means focusing on what is important in our lives. I look for a balance of mind, body, and spirit. I meditate...

BLOG*January 13, 2011

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood.  I’d type a little faster. ~Isaac Asimov The Indie Art Revolution is not just for visual artists. We are seeing the crossover into almost all forms of art. The publishing empires have held sway over...

BLOG*August 24, 2010

For three and a half years The Orange  County Register newspaper hosted an online forum called The Arts Blog. This Blog was a refreshing look at all things artistic in OC and beyond from a generally straight up conservative publication. Richard Chang was one of the inquisitive writers for this...

BLOG*March 23, 2010

Raise your arm if you love self promotion! I don’t see many hands. When I was illustrating full time aspiring illustrators would always ask me how I promoted my work. In the 80’s it was generally through source books like American Showcase (now gone), The Workbook, and juried annuals like...