Knotty Geeks Episode 31 - Art Through Constraints

Posted by: Jeremy Reimer on Mon Sep 16 14:48:03 2013.

In this episode, Terry and I talk about how constraints can improve any kind of art, including writing. Then we segue on to examples of artists who have continually striven to improve, such as Mike Krahulik of Penny Arcade.

That leads to a discussion of all sorts of things, and eventually we get back to our ongoing short story, now titled "We Choose To Go..."



The tree above is from the park where we recorded the episode.










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Notes from the show:

TED book Six word challenge
http://www.amazon.com/Things-Dont-Have-Complicated-ebook/dp/B00APTWKV8

Penny Arcade art improvement
http://www.penny-arcade.com/2011/11/18/jonathan-gabriel-an-art-retrospective

Strip Search
http://www.penny-arcade.com/strip-search/archive

Did you know? Seven short TED videos
http://www.ted.com/playlists/19/did_you_know.html

What does the fox say?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE

How to create strong characters
http://blog.karenwoodward.org/2013/09/how-to-create-strong-characters.html




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