Shiny things, a Journaling Exercise and more.
Momentum Monday 003
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Momentum Mondays come out every week. I’ll share a few shiny things I’ve discovered during the past week as well as a couple of Post I made during the week. It’s the Weekly version of Adam’s notes. Manage your subscription if you just want the weekly stuff.
In this issue:…
⭐️ Shiny things (inspiration)
📆 A journal and drawing prompt
📐 My illustration business activity of the week
👾 How to make an illustration work (for paid subscribers)
Here are some shiny things:
🎶 Something to listen to: an apple playlist of classical music for Kids - I especially love how the illustration looks like it’s timed to the music as it plays, so fun!
✍️ A place (Nat Geo Tumblr) to get drawing reference when you don’t know what to draw.
🎧 A NYT podcast to broaden your mind about how tech is changing the way we live : Hard Fork
🎭 The Sketch Club Substack shares four different ways to improve your creativity:
What are some shiny thing you’ve found this week?
I wrote a journal exercise called: Thought Pruning
I created a drawing prompt ( Andy J.Pizza suggested I do it)
Illustration Business Strategy: Be Discovarable
Every week I pick a business theme to work on from my illustration business strategy. This week’s theme is ‘Be Discoverable’. Here are some activities I plan to do this week pertaining to this strategy.1
Put together a packet of images and text to share, collected from previous weeks.
Share them on the website, tumble, blogspot, pinterest, behance, Linked in, Tik tok. I’ve written some notes on this prior
Update index post on substack.
I’ve scheduled 8 hours this week and will do as much as I can in that time
👾 How to make an illustration work!
Last week I created an image that resonated well on the internet, I have an insight as to why it was so popular. I got this insight a couple of years ago when I did a comic for Varner Media’s One37 platform that really worked. The next comic I made for them did not work as well so I got a call from the top New York-based agency to talk about why things work. Here let me tell you…
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