Should visual artists think of themselves also as entertainers? Can the work speak for itself, allowing the artist to stay behind the scenes? What about a little of both? And what does it even mean to say one is an entertainer?
We walk around these questions this week and examine some well-known entertainers to see what they do to foster engagement with their fans. We also spend some time looking at what benefits such engagement brings, from networking to audience building to having more fun at public events.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Video and Photos of the Roos Roast Drink & Draw
- Dan Mishkin
- Rob's Turning Jokes Into Comics workshop
- Rob Paulsen's Talkin Toons podcast
- Eli Neiburger
- Comics Are Great! 55
- Brandon Dayton
- The Complete Guide to Not Giving a F***