Hey All! As some of you know, I've been tutoring via skype for some time, but this winter I'm expanding into the REAL LIVE WORLD of teaching classes! For the month of December, I'll be doing a trial and seeing if this is a tenable arrangement, so I get to teach WHATEVER THE HECK I FEEL LIKE.
So I wanted to A) let those among you who are Bostonians know this was going on, and B) ask you for feedback. What classes would you be most interested in taking? Have you taught/attended independent arts classes before and you have suggestions or anything? What days/times would you be most likely to go to? All RIGHT!
P.S. this IS connected to the
So this is a thing! http://www.deviantart.com/commissions/
So. Your friendly neighborhood Auntie Toerning is going to step in for a second here. Firstly, I think it's very groovy and awesome that DA is establishing their own marketplace. It's a scary world out there of work for hire and it's totally awesome that DA artists now have this stepping stool to practice professional habits in the same way that we practice artistic skills!
I would like to take a moment to discuss the rates here. I was just exploring quickly, and saw on the navigation on the left "price," and, like every other human on the planet, clicked
SPECIAL GUEST STAR (against his knowledge) IS ~Andrew-Ross-MacLean (https://www.deviantart.com/andrew-ross-maclean)
You guys know when I get really excited about art geekery, I JUST CAN'T KEEP IT IN. I also feel like composition is a really hard thing to learn, and all you can really do is try to learn "what is good" in composition, and then try to find examples until you can recognize it. In addition, composition for comics is extra hard because you have to worry about the overall flow of the page as well as the composition of each individual panel.
So I was doing my spring cleaning of my message center and came on some new comic pages he uploaded, all of which are awesome, but ta