20: Project Management For Comics (Round Table) – Gutter Talk Podcast

One million points to you if you’ve heard this one before: “If ya got time to lean, ya got time to clean.” No? Well, if you’ve ever worked in the food industry, it’s a popular one. Good thing we don’t hear it much making comics. Still, the heart of that message may not be as icy as it sounds. How are we, as artists, scheduling our time? What are we doing to make sure we remain productive artists without burying ourselves by taking on too much work? And should we even say no to opportunities? These were just a few of the questions answered and broken down by the incredible group of artistic minds we had for Week 3 of the Get A Grasp! MOOC panel.

Now, go download this episode, click the Play button on this podcast, and get back to work, slacker!


Ok, check out these links, then get back to work:

Patrick Yurick (lead instructor), Making Comics (dotCom) CEO and creator of Hipstr Picnic (@patrickyurick)

Christy Blanch, lead instructor of SuperMOOC 2, artist, writer, and owner of Alter Ego Comics (@christyblanch)

Jen Vaughn, cartoonist and journalist with Fantagraphics Books (@TheJenya)

Lucy Bellwood, writer, artist, and creator with Cartozia Tales (@LuBellWoo)

Eric Shanower, writer of Adventures in Oz and Age of Bronze

Damon Gentry, creator of Sabretooth Swordsman (@invademyprivacy)

Jared Cullum, creator of Pea Green Coffee Cup (@jared_cullum)

Alright, alright, these links, too:

Intro & Outro Song:

“RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0


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