Sean on the Creative Work Panel at Comic Con 2011

Another year of Comic Con is come and gone! This year I had the pleasure of participating on the Full Time Creative Work on a Part Time Schedule panel. With over 200 + people in attendance (a great number seeing we were the very last panel at this years con) we covered how to network, find other talent you can work with and dispensed all kinds of nuggets of wisdom in the hour we had. After the panel we met up by the pool at the Marriott with attendees and kept it going till after 8pm. This was a fun and rewarding experience for me and I look forward to doing it again next year with everyone on the panel! Thanks again to Topher for getting all this together (and herding the cats) and to Aleister for moderating at the last minute.

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Photos from the panel!

San Diego Comic Con LogoFull Time Creative Work on a Part Time Schedule

Sunday, July 24 Room: 32AB 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Creative Work on a Part-Time Schedule— Learn the secret to using part-time collaboration to achieve full-time results! No matter which industry (comics, illustration, movies, design, animation, costuming / cosplay), breaking into today’s media is a full-time job, even if you have only part-time hours to accomplish it. Hear Topher Davila (Art Director,, Aleister Gilgrim (Disney Publishing/Digital Media), Mario Martinez (Co-Creator,, Kevin Flessing (, Ron Coleman (Molecular Geneticist and writer), Jonelle Cobb (Creative Director,, Jody Patterson (main contributor,, Tara Strand (Co-Founder, Gotham Public Works),and Sean Glumace (Instructor, Golden West College Digital Arts Program) talk about how they successfully juggle time between the creative and business sides and discuss the process, pitfalls, and potential of part-time collaboration from their experiences in illustration, writing, design, animation and costuming / cosplay. Whether you’re a hobbyist or looking to go pro, if you struggle with deadlines, need help finding collaborators, or simply want to know how to get your foot in the door, this panel is not to be missed!

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Author: Sean Glumace

Sean Glumace been a graphic and web designer, WordPress instructor, design teacher, comic book letterer and all around creative person for the past two decades.

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