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Episode 369 - Shop Talk with Billy Baumann and James Flames “Roast Beef”
Talking Points for Episode 369 • A proper send off for our tax dollars. • Retirement plans for The Real Mark Brickey and who his favorite artist from the show is. • Aspirations within animation. • Taking your logo from vector to sketch a la DKNG. • "This Is Dorothy" • Lapses in judgement about Billy playing along. • Rebranding through advertising for a desired result. • Analyzing a self initiated project and achieving your intended results. • Where to look for professional happiness and how that relates to your sense of identity as an artist. • Billy has a few new business ventures to promote. • Whats after enamel pins? One word. Broaches. • Weighing the pros and cons of printing on demand. • How to learn form your failures and be a bit wary of your successes. • Achieving notoriety as a graphic designer versus an artist or illustrator. • Starting a side project that centers around self promotion. • Paying your dues more than once. • The power in a purchase; an homage to Tony Mendez • Mark, Billy, and James each share their perspective on parody in design. • How artists are effected when their intellectual property is used. • Copy. Transform. Combine. Everything is a remix. • Are you bootlegging or building? • Trusting your instincts when the time is right. • #shirtonly versus #roastbeef • Strategies on building a following.…read more