"W" Business Plan

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Mission Statement:

To contribute fine art, illustration, and comics in the world of art and storytelling. I would like to provide design and narrative pieces to those who have a vision of what they would like, along with my own narrative pieces. In a nutshell, the common theme of my work is storytelling and narratives.

Bio:

Sarah Russell is a comic artist and illustrator located in Seattle, Washington. She grew up traveling the world and is intrigued by the different cultures she experienced, meanwhile channeling her experiences, stories, and people she has met along the way into illustration. Sarah focuses on comic art and narrative illustration, but dabbles in many other types of artistic medium.

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Services:

  • Comic/graphic novel illustration, cover art, penciling, inking, lettering, and coloring
  • Narrative illustration
  • Editorial illustration
  • Watercolor and ink painting
  • Logo, t-shirt, and sticker design

Business Plan

Summery

My business plan is to create a company called “Bully Ghost Comics”. From there, I wish to put out a series of comics entitled “Stargazers”, and a graphic novel series entitled “Pono”. I plan to self-publish everything and to travel and self-promote as well. Ideas for new narratives will always be considered for books.

Mission Statement

Education: Finish BFA in Illustration; Join Lynda at the Public library; never stop researching things that I’m interested in.

Finances: Set a budget; Have at least $50,000 saved; Allow spending depending on other expenses.

Significant other: Be the best partner I can be; Keep loving 100%.

Work: Work at least 40 hours on the comic; find physical work outside.

Leisure/fun: Keep playing; Hang out with friends; surf whenever I can; Travel.

Self-improvement: Work on focusing; exercise 3-4 times a week; Keep helping others whenever I can.

Dates of operation:

Now-Forever!

Job position/Staff description

My position in this company is concept artist, illustrator, penciler, inker, letterer, graphic artist, and graphic designer.

Biography

Sarah Russell is a comic artist and illustrator located in Seattle, Washington. She grew up traveling the world and is intrigued by the different cultures s­­he experienced, meanwhile channeling her experiences, stories, and people she has met along the way into illustration. Sarah focuses on comic art and narrative illustration, but dabbles in many other types of artistic medium. She is a co-founder and co-owner of Bully Ghost Comics, LLC.

Contact info

Sarah Russell

Mobile: (808)-295-0215

Bullyghostcomics@gmail.com

Bullyghostcomics.com

Twitter: Bullyghostcomix

Instagram: @Bullyghostcomics

Legal info

Bully Ghost Comics, LLC. Copyright in effect.

Industry overview

The comic and graphic novel industry, like most in this era, are a rapidly changing one. It is easier than ever to self-publish and create one’s very own book and to self-market It as well. Social media makes it easy to promote one’s creation to every corner of the Earth.

Target market info

The “Indie-comic” world is huge and each city has its own niche of it. Getting your comic/GN to other cities is a great way to market it. Target market is anyone and everyone who is interested in stories and characters.