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Author: Lauren Panepinto

Jodorowsky’s Dune & Memory: The Origin of Alien

I’ve been in quarantine for 41 days now, which means I just beat Noah’s biblical quarantine, and I really wanted to write something deep, and meaningful, and about our collective mental health as artists. But I have to be honest with you, I am burnt out right now. Luckily SFF publishing is doing quite well right now with everyone in quarantine — and I am thrilled to be sending out work steadily to artists through…

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World Mental Health Day

Since my column this month falls on World Mental Health Day this year, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to address it. As you know if you’ve been reading my columns, I’ve been doing a lot of research into how mental health affects an artist’s ability to create — a topic I always knew was critical to our community, but didn’t quite know how critical until we opened up the Dear Art Director website. Easily…

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Results of the Artist Income and Goals Survey 2019

If you saw my column from last month, you’ll remember I started a quick poll on twitter that ended up expanded into a larger more in-depth survey, focused on not only how artists are making their money, but also a bit about what their goals are. I’m back, a month later, to report in on the data we collected.   Now before we dive in, let’s remember a few caveats: 1 — This survey is…

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