News and Hearsay — Process

Justin Anyanwu

Practice makes perfect.

A lot of people have asked my brother to put up video tutorials on his process. Believe me , we actually think that's a good idea. We will have to get to it sometime. Would give us an excuse to have a proper Youtube channel. In the meantime I would point out that nothing improves skill like good old practice.

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Boomslank at the con

As most of you know, this past weekend Boomslank was at our very first convention. Don't get me wrong, as individuals, we have been to conventions. This time though, we went not as individuals, but as Boomslank, so yea, kind of a big deal. We always knew we would have to do a con sooner or later, but we've been to Animazement in Raleigh, NC and have seen how overwhelming they can be. In other words, we were.....kinda scared. So we decided to start small at the artist alley at IchibanCon in Charlotte instead. Great idea, I thought. Going as...

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boomslank

Passionate people make great entrepreneurs while hard working people make great employees.

If you were asked today, which is better, a hard work ethic or passion? What would your response be? I am not going to assume your answer, but I'll tell you this, it was only this year that I understood the advantages of passion over a hard work ethic. Obviously, I needn't reiterate that a hard work ethic is absolutely important in life. However when it comes to success passion is key. If you plan to be successful at anything, you have to be passionate about whatever that thing is. Just working hard without passion will be an exercise in...

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boomslank

Money and time

Lets face it . Things are not moving at the pace I had imagined 6 months ago. And unfortunately this is a problem I have no control over. Our designs are done by one person. And each one from conception to materialization takes almost a month. Then there is the jarring process of synching up with the printers to make sure what we see is what we get. That part takes a whole day. Then the printing process itself that takes a good 3 weeks and some change. So all in all you are looking at almost 2 months for...

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