Dan Ekis is an American comic artist and writer best known for creating the series Odyssey, Inc. and Soul of the World on Webtoons. He frequently interviews other artists and creators on his YouTube Channel and has done interviews with artists such as Jake Parker, Jason Brubaker, Rachel Smythe, Will Terry, Djamila Knopf, Sweeney Boo, and more. On his channel you will see frequent videos of not only interview but of tips on how creators may sell their artwork, keys to gaining confidence in your art, and the very excellent video on how to get art commissions.
On his social media and email newsletter he provides tips for creators to gain confidence in their work and make a living off their art. Following him on Instagram Dan Ekis also gives positive affirmations to go along with his artwork that gives inspiring creators that sense of hope every time they view one of his pieces.
Dan also draws the popular webcomic Tested for the New York Department of Health AIDS Institute YGetIt? Project. The comic has been featured on Webtoons.
Dan currently works as a freelance illustrator doing commissions for various clients from his studio in Pittsburgh and also studied animation at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where he received a B.F.A. in Applied Media Arts.
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