Episode 61 - Siri the barbarian

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about the new iPhone 5, and President Obama's campaign posters. Yep, we get political.. (Not really).

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • New Phones
  • The President's posters
  • Grassroots art
  • Oh HERE WE GO..
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas:@vincedorse
Darrel: @JonsCrazyTweets
Thanks for listening!

Episode 61 - Siri the barbarian

Episode 58 - Free (digital) Comics!

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about the giving away free digital comics and why that might be crazy enough to work!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Just do it
  • The difference between WANT and DOING
  • Planning is good, but at some point you just have to start
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @checkeredman
Darrel: @anakronistical
Thanks for listening!

Episode 58 - Free (digital) Comics!

Episode 57 - Dave's not here or Just do it

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about the difference between wanting to do something and actually doing something. Surprisingly, it's easy to think about.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Just do it
  • The difference between WANT and DOING
  • Planning is good, but at some point you just have to start
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @checkeredman
Darrel: @anakronistical
Thanks for listening!

Episode 57 - Dave's not here or Just do it

Episode 54 - Adventures at AMA-CON!

On this episode of Art Zen we Thomas talks about Amarillo Con (AMA-CON). Also, we discuss a bit of Kickstarter.. because, we can't let that go.

Show Notes:

  • Kickstarter chat
  • Intro
  • AMA Con
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @tinmantoronto
Darrel: None ('Cause he's lazy..AGAIN)
Thanks for listening!

Episode 54 - Adventures at AMA-CON!

Episode 49 - Excuses, Excuses. Do it!

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about comics, excuses, comi-cons, Tiny Army, and other things. Its really a backwards, info packed episode!

Show Notes:

  • excuses
  • Tiny Army
  • How to be productive in your art by letting go:
    • Do not dwell (on the darkside)
    • Learn Acceptance (of the force)
    • Use work arounds (to defeat the deathstar)
    • Try new things, push to get better, but always stay productive (with yoda’s help)
    • Practice positive self affirmation (look at what you do well as much as you look at what you do badly) (from obi-wan)
    • Practice self confidence (episode 6)
    • Teach others (episode 2)
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @gigideegee
Darrel: @brian_shearer
Thanks for listening!

Episode 49 - Excuses, Excuses. Do it!

Episode 46 - The Lubbock Comicon Web Comic Creators Panel, Feat. Thomas

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about the Lubbock Comicon and the panel Thomas was on. We also talk about nonsense and other things that are not quite related to the panel. It's entertaining nonetheless.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Hows the week going?
  • Pre-discussion about the lubbock panel
  • The lubbock Webcomic creators panel
  • Post-panel banter
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @chadTHX1138
Darrel: @ObscureGent
A special thanks to Will Terrell, Chad Townsend, S. Steven Struble, and The Lubbock Comicon for allowing us to record the panel and post it on this episode!!
Thanks for listening!

Episode 46 - The Lubbock Comicon Web Comic Creators Panel, Feat. Thomas

Episode 45 - It's Stupid, but funny

On this episode of Art Zen we talk about getting too close to your art / designs. Metaphorically and physically. We also talk a little bit about comic creation and Thomas gives Darrel a few tips when he starts his comic (which he is soon!). Also we tell dumb made up jokes.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Thomas prepping for Comicon in Lubbock
  • Confessionals
  • Being too close to your work
  • Comic tips
Twitter'er of the week:

Thomas: @bencaldwellArt
Darrel: @Dustpiggies
Thanks for listening!

Episode 45 - It's Stupid, but funny