Great talk by Scot McCloud, who is comics artist and author. Watch his talk below:
And what Garr Reynolds pulls out from the talk is exactly what resonated with me:
What Scott is saying is that there are many ways to pursue a vision based on what can/may be. People are doing this in science, the arts, politics, personal endeavors, etc. What it all comes down to, says scott, is this:
Learn from everyone
Follow no one
Watch for patterns
Work like hell
These four guidelines will take you far indeed as you create your own life story. via Presentation Zen: Scott McCloud: Presenting comics in a new (media) world.
Four guidelines to follow.