Illustrator Kerin Cunningham talks at great length about using Twitter to gain exposure, getting fed up with the state of art school (so much so she held a panel on it at Chicago’s C2E2), and how her love of My Chemical Romance pulled her back into fan art. This one is a doozy.

Kerin is currently fulfilling orders for her “Back From The Dead” (Enamel Pin + Merch Line) Kickstarter campaign, as well as working on her next line, “California 2020,” which is due out late November 2020. Stay on top of these releases and check out some sexy space girls at her website (, and following her Twitter ( and Instagram (

Show Notes

Paul’s suggested service this week is Printful. Learn more about getting started with dropshipping and product fulfillment here.

Kerin speaks about different artists in the episode, specifically James Jean, her friend and convention buddy Andrea Kendrick, and one of her influences, Tara McPherson.

Kerin’s brother Andrew (who helps her fulfill orders) plays in the band Ticker Tape.

A reference to Paul F. Tompkins’ album “Laboring Under Delusions” comes up, which is a great comedy album devoted to pursuing your craft.

Looking for something that was mentioned that’s not here? Let me know and I’ll see if I can get it.

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