Show notes: For this episode of Drawing Funny I take a trip to our couch to have a comics conversation with my wife and live-in I.T. person- Nicki Workman (with special guest appearance by our cat Jarael). This is a follow up to my Episode 47 – “Back To Basics”.
While on our way home from the MSCA December dinner meet-up this month I told Nicki about a couple conversations with some fellow local creators recently. They had asked for my advice on their art and projects. Well, even though I do a podcast that offers advice on just about every episode (and even multiple times on each of those episodes), after my many failures and less than stellar art career I’ve been questioning my art expertise when it comes to giving advice. I asked her is she thought I was qualified, and that conversation led to this episode which includes some very good advice by her. Not just on creating art, but some of the business basics of being creative for a living, as well as her life in corporate America, and reasons for continuing her education at this point in her life. Was happy to catch her on break between semesters to get her to share her thoughts. I’m super proud of her being able to juggle a full time day job and work trips while attending grad school online and keeping a 4.0 GPA at the same time. She’s in the home stretch for her MBA!
I also have some local MSCA news about upcoming dinner meetings (next one is Tuesday, January 3rd), current and upcoming art shows and plays around town, as well as some news about the first ever MSCA Drink-N-Draw (Wed. 1/18/23) and Sketchy Saturday (1/28/23) at 901 Comics East (8551 Macon Rd, Cordova, TN 38018).
I plan on being back before the end of the year, and recording my 50th episode around the first of the year.
Happy holidays. Stay warm, stay safe, stay tooned, and keep drawing funny!
Mid-South Cartoonists Association/MSCA (Memphis, TN) – www.midsouthcartoonists.org
My art website – www.linworkman.com
Fangirl Wednesday – www.fangirlwednesday.com
901 Comics – www.901-comics.business.site
Playhouse On The Square – www.playhouseonthesquare.org
Germantown Community Theatre – www.theatrememphis.org
Dale Martin (artist) – wwwsmearysoapboxpress.wordpress.com
Comic Lab (podcast) – www.comiclab.simplecast.com
Garibaldi’s Pizza – www.garibaldispizza.com
Episode 21 – “Con Survival Guide” – www.drawingfunny.com/2021/05/29/episode-21-con-survival-guide
Episode 40 – “Where Do I Begin?”– www.drawingfunny.com/2022/04/23/episode-40-where-do-i-begin
Episode 47 – “Back To Basics” – www.drawingfunny.com/2022/11/19/episode-47-back-to-basics
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Run time: 1hr 21min
901 Comics East – 8551 Macon Rd, Cordova, TN 38018
Local creators section at 901 Comics East.
Bar/gaming/drawing area at 901 Comics East.