047: Consistency And Artistic Fulfillment with Anton Kannemeyer

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Click to Tweet: Anton Kannemeyer shares his journey on Comics Manifest

 

 

You have to finish something and resolve it. That kind of perseverance is essential for a comic artist.

 

Anton Kannemeyer is a comic creator and satirical fine artist. Anton is the co-founder of the Magazine Bitterkomix and the creator of Alphabet of Democracy and Pappa in Afrika.

 


Episode Outline

 

I’m excited to have Anton on the show today. We have an amazing discussion about his journey, comics, fine art, and fulfillment. Anton shares an incredible journey that contains so much value for the aspiring creator. Perseverance, passion, time management, and fulfillment are only a handful of the topics that we cover in this interview. Get ready to get inspired and have a pen handy because your going to want to take notes.

 

Deep Dive

 

  • Making comics when there is no audience for it
  • Strategies to sell comics
  • Underground comics and expressing your voice
  • Dealing with negative criticism
  • Artistic fulfillment
  • Fine arts vs Comics
  • Driven by the passion to create
  • Why you should keep reading

 

Quick Round

 

  • Creators Anton is loving right now |
    • Helge Reumann
    • Guy Delisle
    • Noah Van Skiver
    • Anders Nilsen
    • Jillian Tamaki
    • Raina Telgemeier
  • Personal habit | Consistency
  • Tool Recommendation | Faber Castell Pens
  • Book Recommendation | Extinction – Thomas Bernhard
  • What would Anton say | Focus on experimenting more

 

Closing advice

 

Keep reading

 

Links and Resources

 

Bitterkomix

Alphabet of Democracy

Pappa in Afrika

Extinction – Thomas Bernhard

This One Summer – Jillian Tamaki

 


Thanks For Listening

 

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Thank you Anton, for joining me on this episode of Comics Manifest

 


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