It’s those three things, ability, passion, and opportunity
Jake Parker is a cartoonist and illustrator, He worked at Blue Sky Studios on amazing features including Horton Hears a Who, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Rio, and Epic, He is the creator of Inktober and his comics work can be found in the Flight and Explorer anthologies, Marvel’s Rocket Raccoon, his graphic novel series missile mouse and he recently ran a successful KickStarter that raised over one hundred thousand dollars to manifest his new graphic novel Skyheart Book One: The Star Seed into reality.
I am honored to have Jake Parker on the show today. If you don’t know his name you will know his work, it’s everywhere. I call him a social media master and he has truly been able to tap into the power of social media and connect with so many people around the world through platforms like Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has some secrets to share and during these 30 minutes drops value bombs galore. Get ready to fly Dream Team
- The three avenues of a career in comics
- The day job transition
- The importance of sharing
- Be your loudest voice and biggest fan
- Consistency and Engagement
- What does your audience want/need
- Creator jake is loving right now | Mike Mignola – Hellboy
- Personal Habit | To do lists
- App/Program/Tool recommendation | Nope
- Book Recommendation | Steal Like An Artist – Austin Kleon
- What would Jake say | Stick to Your Guns
Follow opportunity but bring your passion with you.
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Thank you, Jake, for joining me on this episode of Comics Manifest
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