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#594757 - 01/13/12 03:53 AM 5 year plan for artists
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#594759 - 01/13/12 07:38 AM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Joe Lee]
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younger freelancers get into a habit of complacency while hoping for a chance to suckle from the teet [sic] of a major publisher.

Or teaching at SCAD.

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I did none of these things and still found a way in.

Ehhh... who?
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#594768 - 01/13/12 10:58 AM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Allen Montgomery]
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I thought the guy had some nice ideas, do you know him, did you take his class?

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#594774 - 01/13/12 11:25 AM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Joe Lee]
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Never heard of him.
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#594845 - 01/15/12 02:28 AM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Allen Montgomery]
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Just buy a Pentel Forte pro II pencil and load it up with Pilot .5mm ENO lead it's god like. I'm getting better results that I posted yet.

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#594854 - 01/15/12 03:03 PM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Time Warp 1993]
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I'm reading through it and honestly I think it's good advice. If someone thinks otherwise I'd like to hear/read your counter-points.
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#594856 - 01/15/12 03:31 PM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: THE Anti-Hunter]
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His concepts on branding (the longest part of the piece) are narrow-minded at best. He's essentially saying to build yourself a box and nail yourself inside. This is the kind of thinking that keeps George Romero from doing anything other than zombie movies.
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#594857 - 01/15/12 04:56 PM Re: 5 year plan for artists [Re: Allen Montgomery]
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Originally Posted By: Allen Montgomery
His concepts on branding (the longest part of the piece) are narrow-minded at best. He's essentially saying to build yourself a box and nail yourself inside. This is the kind of thinking that keeps George Romero from doing anything other than zombie movies.


Yea, I took that part as maybe focus in or trim the fat for a phase at least, but not over life. So I could totally see where you're coming from on that part. Was there anything else?
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